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Discount airfare available for 2014 Legion meetings

Discount airfare available for 2014 Legion meetings

The American Legion has obtained discounts with American Airlines, Delta Airlines and United Airlines for its 2014 meetings. Legionnaires who want National Headquarters to obtain their airline tickets can contact Marti Wooden by phone at (317) 630-1232 or by email at mwooden@legion.org. Individuals can also contact the airlines directly to obtain the discounts. It is recommended that tickets be purchased at least 30 days prior to travel. Discounts vary, and the airlines will charge a service fee to make the reservation. No discounts apply with Amtrak or Greyhound, but reservations can be made online at www.amtrak.com and www.greyhound.com or by phone at (800) 231-2222 for Greyhound.

Airline contacts:

American Airlines: (800) 433-1790 – Reference Index No. 22836.

Delta Airlines: (800) 328-1111 – Contract No. 419679. Refer to File No. NMH6B.

United Airlines: (800) 521-4041 – Agreement Code 907150, Z Code ZRES. Booking online at www.united.com receives an additional 3 percent discount. No service fee applies.

Below is the 2014 American Legion meeting schedule, along with destination cities and airports.

  • Jan. 10-11. Membership planning meeting, Indianapolis (IND)
  • March 19-26. Department Service Officer School/Washington Conference, Washington (DCA, BWI, IAD)
  • April 4-6. Oratorical Scholarship finals, Indianapolis (IND)
  • May 2-8. NEC Spring Meetings, Indianapolis (IND)
  • July 18-26. Boys Nation, Washington (DCA)
  • July 31-Aug. 2. Department Service Officer School/Membership Workshop, Indianapolis (IND)
  • July 29-Aug. 3. Junior Shooting Sports 3-Position Air Rifle National Championship, Colorado (COS)
  • Aug. 7-11. American Legion Baseball Regionals, various locations (BDL, LIT, IND, FAR, EUG, PHX, GSO, CLT)
  • Aug. 13-19. Legion Baseball World Series, Shelby, N.C. (CLT, GSP)
  • Aug. 22-28. National Convention, Charlotte, N.C. (CLT)
  • Sept. 19-21. Children & Youth Conference, Indianapolis (IND)
  • Sept. 26-28. Americanism Conference, Indianapolis (IND)
  • Oct. 10-16. NEC Fall Meetings, Indianapolis (IND)
  • Oct. 25-31. Legion College, Indianapolis (IND)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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