Legion staff are finalizing details of the 13th Annual Americanism Conference on Sept. 23–25 in Indianapolis. Baseball chairmen, Boys State directors, department chaplains, and Oratorical chairmen will come together for training, brainstorming and networking within their respective conference sessions.
Working with organizations such as the Children’s Organ Transplant Association and Mercy Medical Airlift, the Legion is helping children have a brighter future by helping families raise money for a child’s organ or tissue transplant or by receiving free medical air transportation.
National Chaplain Daniel J. Seehafer delivers his message “Service: God Empowered, America Strengthened” at The National Convention Patriotic Memorial Service. The service also features musical talent of The Minnesota Boychoir, the oldest boychoir in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area.
The joint session of the National Americanism Commission and National Commission on Children & Youth welcomes the 2011 National Youth Champion Delegation and award winning country-western recording artist Michael Peterson, spokesperson for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship and recipient of the 2011 American Legion National Education Award.