Under the little-known provision of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act, reservists and Guard members can be involuntarily activated without receiving service credit toward benefits such as the Post-9/11 GI Bill, health insurance or early retirement.
I’m asking every Legionnaire to sign up just one new member, just one.
According to DPAA, more than 82,600 Americans are still listed as missing from World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Gulf War and other conflicts.
One great way to kick of the New Year and meet your membership goal is to conduct an awareness Walk for Veterans.
In my first four months as national commander, I’ve been unsurprised but awestruck by the compassion, dedication and influence American Legion Family members have on local communities in every corner of the country.