Tuesday, March 28, 2017
There is still time to apply to attend American Legion College of New York (which will be held June 2-4 at Morrisville State College). The deadline is April 1.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
The Legion’s New York Legislative Committee provides an update on issues and what the Legion urges NY State to act on. See the March 24th update here.
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.