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Honoring Legion family members dedicated to Scouting

National staff are sending out Square Knot Award certificates and letters to department headquarters to recognize members of the American Legion family who are dedicated to and actively involved in furthering the Boy Scouts of America program.

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Dalenok

March 4, 2011 - 7:34pm

Iwas scout master at whiteoak school for 8 to 10 year I had two boys make Eagle i belive that all boys sould jion to learn the what it take in this world and the scouting program will learn them how to coupe with life i enjoyed the time i was in the scout with my boys from Whiteoak Ok just wish some of the younger boy would of joined i also train new scout master in the salt program and took wood badge progrm my self thank for what your doing to help our nation Dale Larson and i am a member of th american legion post 0213 OK.

satt4647

March 6, 2011 - 9:11am

My son, Scott Satterlee, a member of Murphysboro (IL) American Legion has been an active leader in the local Scouting program for many years. That includes Tiger Scouts, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Exploring, and all other parts of the Scouting program. He has been diligent in his efforts to ensure that all boys (and girls)have an opportunity to participage regardless of their financial situation. I would like to honor Air Force Veteran of the Gulf War Scott W. Satterlee (thesatt5@aol.com) of Murphysboro, IL for his dedication to and his continued support of the Boy Scout Program.

Gary L. Satterlee
Commander
21st District
Department of Illinois
2101 Cormorant Dr
Springfield, IL 62711-6217
217-698-7278 (home)
217-622-7989 (cell)
satt4647@aol.com

Scoutmom

March 6, 2011 - 10:03am

Well,It wasn't until my oldest became a Tiger that I was re-energized in Scouting. So far I have been active in Scouting for almost 15 years,(as has my husband) and of course it isn't over. My oldest, 20, is a Life Scout who contributed to approximately 15 Eagle projects. He has graduated since,is in college and Is studying Law Enforcement/Criminal Justice. My daughters, 17 & 15, were both in girl scouts and have since joined a Venturing Crew and have both enjoyed working at Many Point as Counselors. My youngest son, 10, has enjoyed his scouting experience also, Tiger-Webelo. Just as his older siblings,he will also have life long friends from scouting. I was a Girl Scout Leader(2troops),PAL,Orientation Specialist,Service Unit Manager,Den Leader,Pack Trainer, and District Trainer. This journey continues as we my son's crossover is today! The best years are those in which we instill character in tomorrow's leaders through Scouting. Maria Horbal, American Legion Auxiliary Brklyn Ctr MN

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