Thursday, March 14, 2019
Legionnaire Keith Koster has been pursuing a goal of climbing all 46 Adirondack High Peaks to celebrate The American Legion’s 100th Anniversary, and the effort landed him on the cover of the national American Legion Magazine (March 2019).
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Providing alternative therapies to combat post traumatic stress and preventing veterans’ suicides are top legislative priorities for The American Legion Department of New York, legionnaires told state legislators March 12.
Legion leaders laid out their priorities during their annual Hill Day breakfast with lawmakers in Albany. Then veterans took the message to the State Capitol as they visited legislators’ offices.
BUFFALO — New York’s Greg “Doc” Gibbs, national commander of the Sons of the American Legion, will be honored at a weekend homecoming Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, at the Buffalo Grand Hotel.
Click here for all the details, including schedule, hotel rates, reservation form, and local attractions (PDF).
Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Department Commander Gary Schacher talks about the Seabees during a recent visit to the National Seabee Monument in an interview with Ken Kraetzer of Sons of the American Legion Radio.
Monday, March 04, 2019
Thursday, February 28, 2019
A contingent from the Department of New York, led by Department Commander Gary Schacher, took time to pay respects to fallen servicemen and women in a visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial and the National Seabee Memorial (especially since the commander served with the Seabees in Iraq).
The New York Legionnaires and Sons of the American Legion members were in Washington, D.C. for The American Legion Washington Conference, Feb. 24-27.