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  • Sunday, August 07, 2016

    Photog Doug Malin Gets High Honor

    Retiring Department Photographer Doug Malin was given a special honor at July’s state convention in Binghamton.

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  • Friday, August 05, 2016

    New Department Voucher Available

    A new Department of New York voucher is now available on the Resources page (as both a Word doc and fillable PDF).

    The new voucher is to be used for all events and activities going forward, following July’s Department Convention. The voucher reflects new per diem and mileage rates approved at the convention.


  • Top Junior Shooters Honored

    Larry Behling

    Larry Behling

    The Junior Shooting Sports program held a championship tournament in February at Cicero American Legion Post, attracting some skilled competitors.

    Junior Shooting Chair Larry Behling announced top performers during July’s Department Convention in Binghamton:

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  • Thursday, August 04, 2016

    Folta Is Recruiter of the Year

    Jerzy M. Folta, who recruited 27 new members, is the Department’s Recruiter of the Year, Membership Chair Gary Schacher announced at July’s Department Convention in Binghamton. (Convention Photo Gallery.)

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  • Wednesday, August 03, 2016

    Fazio Is Service Officer of the Year

    Peter Fazio

    Peter Fazio

    Peter J. Fazio, a service officer with Jefferson County Veterans’ Service Agency, is the 2016 Service Officer of the Year, Veterans Services Chair R. Michael Suter announced at the Department Convention, held July 14-16 in Binghamton. (Convention Photo Gallery.)

    Fazio was cited for “his superior advocacy skills and personal initiative” as an accredited representative of The American Legion.

  • Tuesday, August 02, 2016

    8 Units Take First Place in Convention Parade

    BINGHAMTON — Eight marching units won first place awards in The American Legion Parade that took place July 15 during the Department Convention in Binghamton. (Parade Photo Gallery.)

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