Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Summer Issue of Legion New York Mag Is Available
The summer issue of Legion New York magazine is available for viewing and downloading.
This issue provides a glimpse of a number of Legion Posts returning to some normal activity in time for Memorial Day as well as for other events.
The magazine also features stories about:
• a SAL member honored by the VA as national volunteer of the year.
• racism and Black World War II vets.
• Oneida County’s first woman commander.
* Carthage Post’s first woman black commander.
• Valhalla Post answering call for clothes and food.
• East Amherst Post hosting National Guard disaster training.
• the Legion coming to the aid of a veteran mom without heat.
* Smith Post donating to Rescue Mission.
* Legislation that would honor Women’s Army Corps vet.
• Memorial honoring Chinese-American vets.
* the State Oratorical Champion.
* Erie County helping to distribute food.
* a new priest who is Erie County chaplain.
* a “welcome home” tribute to WWI vets.
• Police Officer of the Year.
• Legionnaire of the Year.
• Depew Post honoring the Elks.
• 2 from NY among Jr. Shooting finalists.
• a park being named after Zaloga Post member.
• a Long Island member in the media spotlight.
* Oneida County honoring 100-year-old member.