Friday, March 24, 2017
SAYVILLE, NY – A capacity crowd of friends, family and officials packed into the American Legion Smith/Wever Post 651 on March 21, 2017 as veterans hosted an Award and Remembrance Ceremony honoring Long Island heroes of the Korean War.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is now covering eight diseases as presumptive service-connected for those who served at Camp Lejeune, NC between 1953 and 1987, reports R. Michael Suter, the American Legion Department of New York’s rehab field coordinator.
Friday, March 17, 2017
By CHARLES E. SCHMIDT ON 3/16/17
Current Department of Veterans Affairs policy unfairly imposes upon the Second Amendment rights of veterans who are experiencing financial difficulty and require VA assistance in managing their money.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
ALBANY — Jared Rios, a junior at St. Edmund Preparatory High School in Brooklyn, New York, is The American Legion New York State oratorical champion for 2017, Oratorical Chairman Anthony Paternostro announced. [ Oratorical Photo Album by Frank Carletta ]
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
HANNIBAL, NY — Hannibal American Legion Riders Chapter is hosting a Vet Fest Saturday, June 17, 2017 as a Department of New York “Ride In” event, state Legion Riders Secretary Leonard Misczuk announced.
All Legion Riders are invited.
Friday, March 10, 2017
The New York State American Legion will celebrate the second annual Legion Family Homecoming on Saturday, June 10, at Vernon Downs Casino Hotel in Vernon, NY. The Homecoming honors Department Commander John B. Sampson, Department President Debbie Kryczkowski and Detachment Commander J. Bruce Ruthven.
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