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  • Friday, October 25, 2013

    Nat’l Commander Honors 100-Year-Old Veteran

    Elmer Moje and Dan Dellinger

    National Commander Daniel Dellinger salutes Elmer Moje. Photo by Doug Malin.

    NORTH TONAWANDA — American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger honored a 100-year-old World War II veteran during an official visit to western New York Friday, Oct. 25.

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  • Saturday, October 12, 2013

    Legionnaire Testifies on Suicide Epidemic

    ALBANY — Legionnaire Barbara Beebe told a New York State Assembly hearing Oct. 8 that she was there to speak on behalf of those who can no longer speak for themselves — the rapidly growing number of veterans who are dying at their own hands.

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  • Wednesday, October 09, 2013

    Shutdown Threat to Vets Is ‘Egregious’

    ALBANY — The New York State American Legion is urging veterans to contact members of Congress “to register outrage for not working hard enough to avoid harming our government, our men and women in uniform, our veterans, their families, and our nation,” said Kenneth Governor, commander of The American Legion’s Department of New York.

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  • Sunday, October 06, 2013

    Mattydale Color Guard Receives Award of Excellence

    SYRACUSE — New York State American Legion Commander Kenneth Governor visited the Legion Family in Onondaga County Sunday, Oct. 6, and honored the Mattydale Post 1832 Color Guard.

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  • Saturday, October 05, 2013

    Commander Honors Post, Color Guard in North Country Swing

    BLACK RIVER — New York State American Legion Commander Kenneth Governor honored a post and a color guard squad while bringing his message of “Service First” to the local Legion Family in his visit to Jefferson County Friday, Oct 4, and Lewis County the day before.

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