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Welcome to our Website
Written by Hostmaster   
Jan 19, 2010 at 11:48 AM

Welcome to our Posts new Website.
We are in the process of building a new website to better serve, The American Legion, our members and our community. Please bear with us while we build this feature rich website.
We already have in place several features, like where we are located, where we meet and a Subscribe page where anyone can sign up to receive notices of community activities like parades and fairs, Post news for meeting reminders and sick call.
We will be adding copies of our newsletters where you an view and more...

Last Updated ( Jan 20, 2010 at 05:59 PM )
About The American Legion
Written by The American Legion Website   
Jan 20, 2010 at 05:38 PM

The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest veterans service organization, committed to mentoring and sponsorship of youth programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting a strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans.

In contrast to other veterans organizations, the Legion offers a number of local programs and activities to strengthen its commitment to our nation’s grass roots and the people we serve. American Legion Baseball is one of the nation’s most successful amateur athletic programs; it continues to educate youths on the importance of sportsmanship and develops the quality of our country’s citizenship. The Heroes to Hometowns program is the only nationwide reintegration assistance service for wounded veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. Additionally, millions of dollars in donations have been given to fellow veterans and their families in times of grief, and various scholarship opportunities ensure the future success of our youth.

The American Legion is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization with great political influence perpetuated by its grass-roots involvements in the legislation process. Legionnaires’ sense of obligation to their community, state and nation drives an honest advocacy for veterans in Washington. The Legion stands not behind politics, but the issues and people that institute progress by focusing on veterans rights and quality of life.

The American Legion’s success depends entirely on active membership, participation and volunteerism. The organization belongs to the people it serves and the communities in which it thrives.

Last Updated ( Jan 20, 2010 at 05:53 PM )
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