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Membership: Spot, assess, recruit

Membership: Spot, assess, recruit

Maryland post jumps from 27 members to 466 in 13 years.

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From the brink to booming

From the brink to booming

Just a few years removed from suggestions to turn in its charter, Post 1181 in Middletown, N.Y., has grown its membership by more than 300 percent in the past two years.

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A homecoming with a membership purpose

A homecoming with a membership purpose

Department of Puerto Rico Legionnaires, two of them New York City natives, travel to the Bronx for a three-day membership revitalization effort.

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California post recruits new members from Vandenberg AFB

California post recruits new members from Vandenberg AFB

Orcutt Post 534 shares about the good work The American Legion has done since 1919 and continues to do, in support for all veterans.

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Complete Consolidated Post Report forms online

Complete Consolidated Post Report forms online

The 2013-2014 forms can be completed and submited online at mylegion.org.

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Florida membership challenge: Who will jump?

Florida membership challenge: Who will jump?

Department Commander Art Schwabe and Adjutant Mike McDaniel will parachute from a plane if membership reaches its 2013-2014 goals.

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Learn, join and give on new Legion app

Learn, join and give on new Legion app

Smartphone application offers easy access to join or renew, find a local post, donate and more.

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New, simplified PUFL program FAQs

New, simplified PUFL program FAQs

Questions and answers about the Legion’s Paid Up For Life membership program.

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Please consider a PUFL membership

Please consider a PUFL membership

A Paid Up for Life Membership means no more dues notices, a lifetime subscription to The American Legion Magazine, and never being at risk of facing a dues increase.

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A place to gather...and much more

Traditionally black American Legion posts in Missouri, Illinois and Florida cherish their history and camaraderie.

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Legion reaches 62,000 like-minded people

Legion reaches 62,000 like-minded people

Legion staff, volunteers on site at the annual SHOT Show in Las Vegas – the largest trade show for shooting sports, hunting and law-enforcement industries.

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New publication to help recruiters

New publication to help recruiters

Membership committee looks at ways to propel a “culture of growth” through positive communications about The American Legion.

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Five-year plan keeps the Legion relevant

Five-year plan keeps the Legion relevant

National Membership & Post Activities Committee re-evaluates the organization’s strategic plan to ensure a culture of growth is achieved.

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Legion efforts influenced IRS DD-214 revision

Legion efforts influenced IRS DD-214 revision

American Legion meetings with the Internal Revenue Service resulted in change to guidelines requiring posts to keep copies of members' DD-214s on file.

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IRS revises position on DD-214 requirement

IRS revises position on DD-214 requirement

DD-214s only required if an agent has information that contradicts information provided by a post.

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Prison post donates $24,000 to community

Prison post donates $24,000 to community

Over the past four years, members of Post 555 inside Indiana’s Miami Correctional Facility have donated to youth groups, military charities and more.

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Legionnaires pack Post 43 for telethon

Legionnaires pack Post 43 for telethon

Homeward Bound event raises funds to help veterans with post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injuries.

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Welcome back, Patriotic Hall

Welcome back, Patriotic Hall

Home of Los Angeles Post 8 rededicated after more than $45 million in renovations and three decades of uncertainty.

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Legion membership hits the airwaves

Legion membership hits the airwaves

Department of Indiana Legionnaires campaign on the radio, TV, at Colts NFL and baseball games.

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Hollywood post to host national telethon

Hollywood post to host national telethon

On Nov. 10, actors Alan Alda and Joe Mantegna will co-host “Homeward Bound” fundraiser to support veterans with PTSD and TBI.

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The eagle incentive has landed

The eagle incentive has landed

Six Legion departments showing highest percentage of membership gain from Oct. 9-May 8 in their respective categories will receive metallic eagle statue.

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Design your own Legion T-shirt

Design your own Legion T-shirt

ClassB offers Legion family members the ability to design and order smaller quantities of custom-made T-shirts.

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New SAL site offers access to membership

New SAL site offers access to membership

mySAL.org allows squadron adjutants and officers to view membership information, reports and electronic tools.

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Revitalization effort headed to New Jersey

Revitalization effort headed to New Jersey

Legionnaires will be available to discuss veterans benefits, service to community Oct. 3-5 at Union and Middlesex counties.

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A competition with only winners

A competition with only winners

Missouri, Kansas go head to head in membership challenge that results in nearly 500 new, transferred and renewed members into the organization.

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Departments square off in ‘membership challenge’

Departments square off in ‘membership challenge’

Dinner is on the line in Kansas’ and Missouri’s race to see who posts the best membership numbers in a three-day period.-day.

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Resolutions approved in wake of IRS audits

Resolutions approved in wake of IRS audits

National convention delegates approve three resolutions following IRS field investigations into Legion posts chartered under 501(c)(19) status.

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Membership success, donations galore

Membership success, donations galore

Georgia Legionnaire brings in 724 new members to earn Recruiter of the Year; hundreds of thousands donated during the course of the national convention.

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'Just ask'

'Just ask'

Daniel Dellinger, leading candidate for 2013-2014 national commander, discusses his slogan and efforts to increase membership during National Membership Workshop.

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Legion plans for membership growth

Legion plans for membership growth

Attendees of the National Membership Workshop tasked with sustaining membership for another 50 years.

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