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  • Thursday, January 16, 2020

    Legionnaires to Meet with Legislators at Annual Hill Day Event

    Legionnaires from across New York State will converge on Albany Feb. 24 and 25 for The American Legion’s annual Legislative Hill Day to discuss veteran-related legislation and meet with state legislators.

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  • Friday, January 10, 2020

    Mid-Winter Conference Agenda Features Seminars, Banquet, Yankee Doodle Band

    Yankee Doodle Bank

    A concert by the Yankee Doodle Band will precede the Saturday evening banquet.

    The updated agenda for the Mid-Winter Conference is now available.

    The conference takes place the weekend of Jan. 24-26 at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center, 660 Albany Shaker Road, Albany.

    It features seminars and meetings providing information and updates on a host of Legion topics.

    A reception featuring The American Legion Yankee Doodle Band will precede Saturday’s banquet.


  • Monday, December 23, 2019

    American Legion Salutes Deployed Service Men and Women This Holiday Season

    Santa Salutes

    U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ford Williams.

    The American Legion Department of New York joins  Santa Claus in saluting our service men and women who are deployed away from home this holiday season.

    Recognizing that “Freedom is not free,” Legionnaires support and pray for our troops and their families.

    “Thank you for your service and for your sacrifice.”


  • Sunday, December 22, 2019

    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 Dec. 20th update here.

  • Wednesday, December 11, 2019

    5th District Raises Funds for Airport Military Courtesy Room

    Donation to airport military courtesy lounge

    5th District Commander Lawrence Behling presents funds to an unidentified military lounge volunteer at Hancock International Airport, along with Jefferson County 3rd Vice Commander Judy Wallace (left), 5th District Auxiliary President Diane Butler (2nd from right), and Department Commander’s Aide Leslie Crossett (right).

    Thanks to the Department of New York’ 5th District, the Gregory J. Harris Military Courtesy Room got a $3,000 boost to serve military men and women traveling through Syracuse’s Hancock International Airport.

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  • Wednesday, December 04, 2019

    Legion Family College Application Now Available

    Legion CollegeThe application to attend American Legion Family College of New York is now available on the Legion Family College page.

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