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  • Wednesday, August 11, 2021

    Summer Issue of Legion New York Mag Is Available

    Cover of Legion NY Magazine, Summer 2021The 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.