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Why I Love My Post

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Our post loves a parade

Our post has 85 members, and we are located in a 55+ mobile-home community in Leesburg, Fla. Being a small post with no real home, we meet in a room..

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Wisconsin district hosts 30th annual POW/MIA Silent March

The 1st District of the Wisconsin American Legion is comprised of 45 posts from five counties in southeastern Wisconsin. Every year since September 1984, the 1st District..

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Why join The American Legion?

By Richard Eckert Sr., American Legion Post 42, Ocean Springs, Miss. This past weekend we celebrated the 4th of July - 238 years of freedom.Many of us displayed our American flag..

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Why I love my post?

What comes to mind when you think of an American Legion post? Many of us imagine an old-fashioned basement bar, smelling of cigarettes and filled with aging men. However, this..

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Why I Joined the American Legion Riders, Post 29 Port Angeles, WASH Specialist Fourth Class Alan Barnard

I enlisted in the U.S. Army and served from June 1963 to June 1966. I had duty stations at Fort Ord, Calif.; Fort Polk, La.; and Korea during 1964. At..

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Small post, big agendas

We are a small post (Florida Post 385), we do not even have a building, and yet we support a Boy Scout Troop (224), we have two scholarships, sponsor shooting..

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Grandkids and great-grandkids

Kenneth H. Nash American Legion Post 8 member Mr. Hawkins (82nd Army Airborne, Ret.) and a few of his grandkids and great-grandkids during a baby shower held at the post..

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Neither sleet nor snow will stop Peter Wollner Post

Despite the six inches of snow, howling winds and icy conditions, Peter Wollner Post 288 and the Ladies Auxiliary hosted the annual Vets Holiday Party. Twenty-three veterans from the Clement..

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Thanksgiving meal at Dallas post

American Legion Love Field Post 453, Dallas, held its annual Thanksgiving meal starting on Thanksgiving Day at 2 p.m. Many of our Legion Family members are older and this gives..

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Salute to Veterans

Back in the spring, members of Post 365 in Vista, Calif., decided they wanted to go to a San Diego Padres game. As house chairman, I thought this was a..

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Auxiliary Unit 284 visits veterans

On July 30, 2013, Belleview American Legion Unit 284 visited the Ocala Ritz Veterans Village. Here struggling veterans can stay for two years to try to better themselves going to..

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Unit 291 folds pocket flags for troops

Unit 291 Junior Auxiliary members got together on July 21, to prepare for the 491st Military Police Company's Deployment Ceremony and Farewell Reception. They folded pocket flags for the..

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WWII and Korea veterans honored at Post 291

Newport Harbor Post 291 honored our World War II and Korean War veteran members with a complimentary buffet luncheon. It was a huge turnout, close to 250 members and guests..

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Junior Activities for Auxiliary Unit 291

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 291 junior members met to prepare for the 491st MP CO's upcoming deployment ceremony. The juniors folded pocket flags for the soldiers so they could always carry..

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San Diego Post 731 provides lunches to Embrace H3

Embrace H3, founded by Lemon Grove Squadron 201 member Sean Sheppard, is a nonprofit organization that partners with private industry, such as Home Depot, San Diego Gas and Electric, and..

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San Diego Post 731 finds a Golden Nugget

San Diego Squadron 731 Commander Giovanni Moujaes returns to California Boys State. In 2012, Moujaes was chosen by La Jolla Post 275 members to be their delegate to Boys State...

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Poppies in Newport Beach

Newport Beach (Calif.) Unit 291's Poppy Program began with the stuffing of poppy donation envelopes and mailed out to all post members. Decorations were made and put up throughout the..

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Post 731 officers partner with the 9/11 World Memorial Foundation

Post 731 partnered with the 9/11 World Memorial Foundation at the San Diego County 2013 Del Mar Fair. Post members explained the various displays to honor the memories of the..

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Post 291 prepares for the Fourth of July

California's Newport Harbor Post 291 prepared for its Fourth of July celebration this year by utilizing its 10 Chartered Cub Scouts Packs, one Sea Cadet Battalion and parents to assist..

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Poppy Season!

Unit 291 in Southern California sends poppies to each of our American Legion family members (Legionnaires, Auxiliary, Sons of the American Legion) each year as an opportunity to make a..

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