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  • Sunday, February 19, 2017

    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 Feb. 17th update here.

  • Wednesday, February 15, 2017

    Consolidated Post Report Form Now Available

    The 2016-2017 Consolidated Post Report form is now available on the Department website on the Resources page.

    The PDF form is fillable when opened in Adobe Acrobat Reader (free).

    Post officers should fill it out and return it to Department headquarters.


  • Friday, February 10, 2017

    2017 Baseball Rules & Bylaws, Tournament Dates Available

    The Department Baseball Committee has published the 2017 Rules and Bylaws, along with the tournament dates, Baseball Chair Bruce Mayfield announced.

    Check out the Legion Baseball page.

  • Friday, February 03, 2017

    24 Chaplains to Be Added to Chaplains Hill Monument

    by Ken Kraetzer, SAL Radio

    White Plains, NY Feb. 3, 2017 — The names of 24 Protestant Chaplains who died in service including two who remain Missing In Action from the Korean War are planned to be recognized this spring at Chaplains Hill in Section 2 at Arlington National Cemetery on a revised plaque.

    The announcement came on the 74th anniversary of the “Four Chaplains” who gave up their lives for others during World War II on the torpedoed troopship Dorchester.
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  • Wednesday, February 01, 2017

    Legionnaires to Meet with Legislators at Annual Hill Day Event

    Legionnaires from across New York State will converge on Albany March 6 and 7 for The American Legion’s annual Hill Day to discuss veterans’ related legislation and meet with state legislators.

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  • Monday, January 30, 2017

    Richmond County’s Lou Gerriero Passes

    It is with deep sadness and a great sense of personal loss that I inform you of the passing of Lou Guerriero.

    Lou was a World War II veteran who served our great country in its time of greatest peril. He served the American Legion on the Post, County, District, Department and National  levels culminating in  his election as Department Vice Commander for the Department of New York. Lou was an integral part of Richmond County where he served as its leader for many years.

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