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Aug
2

Invasion of Kuwait/Operation Desert Shield (1990)

Iraq invades Kuwait. Click here (www.gulflink.osd.mil/timeline) for more information.

Aug
2

DSO (Department Service Officer) School

Aug 2-3, in Indianapolis.

National Headquarters conducts two DSO schools each year. The first is held in Washington during the week prior to the Washington Conference. The second is held in Indianapolis in conjunction with the National Membership Workshop. DSO School is geared for the professional accredited American Legion representative (RO, county and state levels). Attendees must be endorsed by the department adjutant, who must submit a certification form to National Headquarters.

Aug
5

Gulf of Tonkin incident (1964)

Precipitated congressional resolution that ramped up U.S. involvement in Vietnam. Visit www.pbs.org/battlefieldvietnam/timeline/index.html for more information.

Aug
14
Aug
17

Legacy Run

Aug. 17-22, en route to the national convention in Houston.

www.legion.org/riders

 

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