Tuesday, June 10, 2014
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.)
Monday, June 09, 2014
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.
Friday, June 06, 2014
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.
By Kenneth GovernorDepartment 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
Convention Rules and Convention Program (with agenda) are now posted on the Department Convention page.
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
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.