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Legion news: What you need to know

Follow National Convention coverage online. Stories, videos and photos surrounding the 95th National Convention in Houston, Aug. 23-29, will be available for Legion Family members to view. Follow the coverage: and

World War II Museum hosts new exhibit. The Bob Hope: An American Treasure traveling exhibit will be on display through Oct. 31. Hope entertained U.S. troops during World War II, and the exhibit features more than 160 artifacts, including Hope’s Congressional Gold Medal, honorary Oscar statuette and Honorary Veterans citation.

Download 'Get Out The Vote' booklet. The American Legion’s updated "Get Out The Vote" booklet aids Legionnaires on ways to encourage U.S. citizens of legal age to exercise their right to vote and how to run a successful voting campaign. Download the booklet online:

Register for Legion youth conferences. National Children & Youth Conference, Sept. 20-22 ( and National Americanism Conference, Sept. 27-29 (

Pay with American Express. Legion Emblem Sales now accepts the American Express credit card.

Submit CPRs.Ten departments had 100 percent reporting for Consolidated Post Reports. They are: Florida, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Those department commanders will be recognized on stage in Houston with a plaque presented by the national commander.











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