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American Legion Post 299 - Saving Lady Liberty on Mackinac Island

On May 28th, 1950 the Statue of Liberty replica was dedicated on Mackinac Island. This replica was 1 of 200 placed in 39 states around the country. The..

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Re-Dedication of Lake Wales Memorial Post 71

In 1920 the Lake Wales American Legion was chartered, in 1948 a building was under construction, on January 25, 1949 the Post dedicated this building. Sold the building in..

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Oratorical Contest at Post 291 and 29th District in SoCal

Congratulations to Matthew Rock's double win at Newport Harbor Post 291 and 29th District Oratorical Contests (Matthew is seated second in front row). Thanks go to 3rd Vice Ken George..

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Ocean Springs Legion Post 42 Visits Collins, MS

Legion Post 42 Visits Veterans Home ,Collins, Mississippi Members of American Legion Post 42 of Ocean Springs visited the veterans home in Collins, Mississippi on Pearl Harbor Day , Friday, December 7th, 2012 and brought..

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15th District Oratorical Contest

The 15th District held its annual “High School Oratorical Scholarship Program – A Constitutional Speech Contest” on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at the American Legion Post 5, USS Tampa, on..

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Oratorical Winner

On January 11, 2013 Belleview American Legion Post held their Oratorical Contest. Mark Force was the winner, of the Oratorical Contest. Mark is a home-schooled student. Winning the Post 284 contest entitles..

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Christmas dinner

Good afternoon, On Christmas Eve members of the American Legion and the Son’s of the American Legion, (S.A.L.) delivered 19 complete Christmas dinners to families in Southington a little down..

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Christmas at the VA Hospital

2nd Annual Operation Santa Claus at the VA Hospital in Long Beach, California was held on Saturday, December 22, 2012. American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291 and Unit 291 donated..

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Eagle Scout Presented with American Legion's Good Citizen Award

An Eagle Scout Ceremony was held at Post 26, 17 December, where Post 26 Commander Alvin McGary presented the American Legion's Good Citizen Award to Eagle Scout Casey Reed Hamilton...

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WWII Veteran's 96th Birthday!

Post 5 USS Tampa celebrated a very special birthday on Sunday, December 16th during the annual Christmas party: Bill Monfort, is now a young 96 years old! Bill..

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Wreaths Across America Event

USS Tampa Post 5 would like to thank all the many sponsors and supporters for a successful Wreaths Across America Program. Because of all the people and sponsors, all..

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POST 284 AT VA HOSPITAL

BELLEVIEW AMERICAN LEGION POST 284 AT V.A. HOSPITAL Belleview American Legion Post 284 made its annual trip to the V.A. Hospital in Gainesville Fl Members handed out oranges (250) to patients..

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Belleview American Legion Auxiliary Unit 284 & Girl Scout Troop 661 Participated in the Belleview Annual Christmas Parade

Auxiliary Unit 284 & Girl Scout Troop 661 Participated in the Belleview Christmas Parade, handing Out bears along the Parade Route to all kids (ages up to 5 yrs)..

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AMERICAN LEGION POST 284 PARTICIPATES IN BELLEVIEW’S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE

American Legion Post 284 Participates in annual Christmas Parade in Belleview Fl Pictured from Left to Right: D. Sizemore—R. Dean (with granddaughter)—P. Garrish—L. Deal (Post Commander)— B. Barbier—J. Rose—E. Schumacher—J. Bennett. Photo..

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Children's Annual Christmas Party

Newport Harbor Auxiliary Unit 291 held its annual Children's Christmas party on 12/9/12. Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived from boat to the delight of dozens of children. Face painting, crafts galore, and..

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Pembroke Pines Veterans Day Ceremony 2012

Once again, the City of Pembroke Pines hosted a great ceremony for Veterans Day this year. In attendance were members of our post, bottom left in the article, representing..

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Local Veterans Receive Certificate of Appreciation

At the monthly meeting held on December 4, 2012, American Legion Post 385 was honored to present to deserving veterans a Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of honorable service during..

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Earl W. "Wally" Timmons is Veterans Day Parade Grand Marshal

Grand Marshal for the 2012 Veterans Day Parade held in Virginia Beach, VA on November12, 2012 was Mr. Earl W. "Wally Timmons. He is a..

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Veterans Day Observed at OLPH Senior Care Center

American Legion Post 110 held a Veterans Day Observance Ceremony at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help (OLPH) Senior Care Center in VA Beach, VA on..

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Troop Shipment to the Middle East

Over 250 boxes were filled by Newport Harbor Post 291 volunteers for our Troops overseas on Saturday November 17, 2012. Hundreds of items such as donated socks, t-shirts, toiletries, handmade beanies..

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