After taking and passing the ALEI training I will be committed to getting the word out about the American Legion, its benefits to Vets, their families, and communities. There is so much history in this organization, it should be a required course in high school to learn of ALL of its effects on military families and their communities.
For the first time in over a century, the Arizona National Guard came together during a muster, a tradition dating back to 1636, where they gathered in military formation in Tempe, Ariz. on Dec. Many came to Sun Devil Stadium to watch and support their National Guard. Photos by Lucas Carter.
For three days, Legion family members from both states made phone calls and went door to door, working alongside Legion national staff to transfer headquarters post members into local posts, renew former members and sign up new ones. The results: dozens of new members brought into the organization, while another 442 were transferred into local posts.