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  • Monday, August 21, 2017

    Parade Helps Kick Off 99th National Convention in Reno

    American Legion National Vice Commander V. James Troiola, a past New York Department commander, and National Commander Charles Schmidt salute as the 99th National Convention parade passes the viewing booth in downtown Reno, Nev. on Sunday, August 20, 2017. The New York delegation marched in the parade, along with Legion Family members from across the country. Photo by Clay Lomneth / The American Legion.

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  • Saturday, August 19, 2017

    Legion Ball Players Visit Vets in Nursing Home

    UTICA — Young baseball players in the New York State American Legion Baseball Tournament spent a pre-tournament day visiting military veterans in the nursing home and the military rehab center at Sitrin Health Care on July 24.

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  • Weekly Legislative Update

    The Legion’s New York Legislative Committee provides an update on issues and what the Legion urges NY State to act on. See the Aug. 19th update here.

  • Saturday, August 12, 2017

    SAL Squadron Secures Operation Comfort Warrior Grant for VA Facilities

    The American Legion established Operation Comfort Warriors as a mechanism to support sick and wounded warriors — including providing rehabilitation, recreational and clothing items to VA medical facilities. Recently, the New York Harbor VA Healthcare System was the latest beneficiary of OCW.

    The grant was sponsored by the Windsor Terrace Sons of the American Legion Squadron #1175 of Kings County and benefitted the three campuses that make up the NY Harbor VA Healthcare System (Manhattan, Brooklyn and St. Alban’s, Queens).

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  • Wednesday, August 09, 2017

    Middleburgh Post Captures Department Golf Title

    MARATHON, NY — A foursome from Middleburgh Post 248 captured the first place title in the Department of New York’s annual Legion Family Golf Tournament, held Aug. 4 at Maple Hill Golf Club.

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  • USAA to Give $20,000 to Lucky Post

    In an effort to show support for The American Legion at a local level, USAA will be giving out $20,000 for a Legion Post the week of Veteran’s Day 2017.  Both existing USAA members and non-USAA members can enter the sweepstakes at www.usaa.com/talgiveaway until October 31. (Non-members sign up for a free membership to enter.)

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