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The New York American Legion Media Alliance (NYALMA) is the successor to the NY American Legion Press Association. The Media Alliance aims to promote excellence in public relations and journalism throughout the Legion Family in New York State.

Membership is open to members of the Legion, Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion who have an interest in or who perform various communications functions — such as newsletter editor, webmaster, web journalist, photographer, videographer, radio journalist, PR officer. Professional journalists and PR practitioners who belong to the Legion Family are also encouraged to join.

The Media Alliance offers the Albert M. Becker Memorial Scholarship for a high school senior or graduate planning to pursue a degree in a communications field. Annual deadline is April 15.

Scholarship Application

Scholarship Guidelines


Media Alliance Committee

David Lockhart

Vice Chairs
Margret Folk
John McCullough