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  • Tuesday, June 10, 2014

    5th District Golf Tourney Is Aug. 2

    The American Legion 5th District 2014 Golf Tournament takes place Aug. 2 at Green Valley Country Club in West Monroe, NY. (The 5th District encompasses Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, Onondaga and Oswego counties.)

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  • Monday, June 09, 2014

    Need Consolidated Post Report for Awards

    All Consolidated Post Reports should be completed and mailed to Department as soon as possible.

    “I’ll be at Department Headquarters on June 23 going through the reports for Children and Youth awards,” reports Department Children and Youth Chairman John Konkol.

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  • Friday, June 06, 2014

    Legion Salutes D-Day Vets

    While world leaders and veterans — including national American Legion Commander Daniel Dellinger — gathered in Normandy, France to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day, American Legion Posts around New York State marked the occasion in a number of ways — from holding memorial services to saluting the World War II vets in their midst.

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  • Indomitable D-Day Spirit Protects Freedom

    By Kenneth Governor
    Department Commander

    I couldn’t help but think of the hundreds of thousands of Army, Navy, Marine, Air and Coast Guard warriors who, 70 years ago today, launched an operation to end the grotesque malignancy of fascism, which had spread throughout so much of the world by 1944.

  • Thursday, June 05, 2014

    Department Convention Program and Rules.

    Convention Rules and Convention Program (with agenda) are now posted on the Department Convention page.

  • Wednesday, June 04, 2014

    Acting VA Secretary Meets with Legion, Others

    VA Reaches Out to Phoenix Vets

    WASHINGTON – At his first meeting with the leadership of the American Legion and other Veterans Service Organizations (VSO) as Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Sloan Gibson June 4 announced that the VA has reached out to all Phoenix veterans identified in the recent VA Office of Inspector General (OIG) interim report.

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