October, 2024

Be the One Day

Oct 1, 2024

On the first day of every month, Legion Family members are encouraged to wear a Be the One item to show their commitment to reducing the stigma around mental health issues among veterans and servicemembers. And to start a conversation about what Be the One is and how to save the life of a veteran. Legion posts should also promote Be the One on the first day of every month. Visit legion.org/betheone

Child Welfare Foundation board of directors meeting

Oct 6, 2024

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation board of directors will review grant applications to award for 2025.

Fall Meetings

Oct 7, 2024

Members of The American Legion's National Executive Committee (NEC), along with American Legion commission and committee members, will convene in Indianapolis for the organization's annual Fall Meetings. Commission and committee meetings are Oct. 7-8; the NEC meet Oct. 9-10. Members of the various commissions and committees will meet at the Sheraton City Centre Hotel in downtown Indianapolis to prepare reports that will be delivered to the NEC. The NEC will meet in the NEC Room at National Headquarters to review the reports and vote on resolutions.

Navy Birthday

Oct 13, 2024

The U.S. Navy celebrates its birthday on Oct. 13. In 1775, a naval force was established by the Continental Congress to aid in the conflict with the British. Here are some things you might not know about the Navy.

Notification of 2024 Child Welfare Foundation grant recipients

Oct 21, 2024

The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation (CWF) awards grants to nonprofits for projects that contribute to the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual welfare of children. Grants are only given to entities that help U.S. children in a large geographic area; they are not awarded for day-to-day or special operating expenses.


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