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Membership the focus this weekend

Membership the focus this weekend

Annual Membership Workshop will bring hundreds of Legionnaires to Indianapolis to receive training, discuss strategies for growing the organization.

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Training available during national convention

Training available during national convention

Guidance in such areas as post development/revitalization, military outreach and public relations will be offered.

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USS Arikara crewmembers reunite

USS Arikara crewmembers reunite

Eight Vietnam War veterans who served aboard the USS Arikara reunite and meet members of the tribe for which the ship was named.

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Final membership milestone July 30

Final membership milestone July 30

Target date determines national convention seating, parade order.

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HearPO offers discounts to Legion family

New hearing health-care discounts for Legionnaires, Sons and immediate family members.

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Legion Extension Institute available online

Legion Extension Institute available online

The American Legion’s official training program can now be taken electronically.

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All they need is a chance

Each in different ways, American Legion programs aid in the effort to end veteran homelessness.

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To revive an American Legion post

To revive an American Legion post

Buffalo, N.Y., Legionnaires making a big effort to keep their predominantly black post growing.

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Filling a need

Filling a need

Department of New York Commander Mike Bowen believes that service is what sells The American Legion.

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Who will fill the gap?

Who will fill the gap?

The programs directors of American Legion Boys Nation and American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation are meeting together to review plans for the 2012 sessions.

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M&PA Committee to meet in Indy

M&PA Committee to meet in Indy

Long-term membership plan among topics to be discussed Jan. 6.

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Consolidated Post Reports available soon

Blank forms will be mailed out in January to department headquarters for distribution to posts.

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Commander's membership incentives

Commander's membership incentives

Individuals to be rewarded for bringing in eight new members into the organization during 2011-2012; incentives also offered to district commanders, posts.

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The American Legion: By the numbers

The American Legion: By the numbers

2011 Consolidated Post Report summary illustrates the impact local Legionnaires make in their communities and our nation.

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Still a learning experience

Still a learning experience

National Membership Workshop provides opportunity to take others' ideas and implement them at department, district and post levels.

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A very simple secret

A very simple secret

Immediate past Department of Kentucky commander shares insight on how he helped his state go from near the bottom to the top in membership in one year.

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Working the membership angle

Working the membership angle

Hundreds of Legionnaires are coming to Indianapolis this week for the National Membership Workshop; National Commander Foster among speakers scheduled.

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Veterans helping veterans

Veterans helping veterans

Legion Post 1080 members in Mahopac, N.Y., hauled a 24-foot truck filled with everyday necessities to Legionnaires affected by the tornado in Joplin, Mo.

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Online renewals off to fast start

Online renewals off to fast start

In the first days of availability, more than 25,000 members take advantage of convenient new service.

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Chicago American Legion post gets facelift

Chicago American Legion post gets facelift

Work done by fix-it-up show ‘Down & Dirty' provides a ‘heart beat' to Franklin Delano Post 938's memorial wall.

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A winning team

A winning team

Hard work, committed leadership help push Department of Kentucky from 52nd to first in membership.

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Why You Should Belong

Why You Should Belong

New booklet provides information on dozens of American Legion programs, serving as a valuable recruiting tool.

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Giving back to their community

Giving back to their community

Veterans form Legion post in Cooper Road, La., to repay a community that meant so much to each of them.

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Keep it interesting

Keep it interesting

When it comes to inviting prospective members to your post, give them a reason to return.

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Membership on the agenda in Indy

Membership on the agenda in Indy

Membership & Post Activities Committee meeting in Indianapolis this week to discuss various subjects, hear from Legion leaders.

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Good Neighbors, Part III

Good Neighbors, Part III

Legionnaires in Mexico City financially assist a shelter for abused and abandoned girls.

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Good Neighbors, Part II

Good Neighbors, Part II

The blind girls of Casa Rosa de la Torre have a friend in The American Legion.

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Good Neighbors, Part I

Good Neighbors, Part I

For more than 50 years, Alan Seeger Post 2 in Mexico City has supported a school bearing the Legion’s name.

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800 number in place for post IRS questions

800 number in place for post IRS questions

Posts with questions regarding Employee Identification Numbers can contact the Internal Revenue Service.

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A strong opening effort

A strong opening effort

Detroit revitalization/outreach effort brings in new, renewed members while providing VA claims help for 22 area veterans.

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