The last Tuesday of each month American Legion National Headquarters staff will present 60 to 90-minute sessions on topics aimed at post commanders and adjutants. Each session will be recorded and made available for later viewing.

NEXT SESSION

Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. Eastern Time

This training session will discuss ways American Legion posts can provide a welcoming environment for new and existing members, and how the National Emergency Fund assist posts, Legionnaires and Sons of The American Legion members following a natural disaster.A link to attend this training will be available soon. 

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PREVIOUSLY RECORDED SESSIONS

Tuesday, June 30, 2022

National Judge Advocate Mark Seavey discusses legal issues regarding the Legion's Constitution and By-Laws, trials and filing 990's. 

View presentation/Q&A

 

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Legislative: An update on toxic exposure legislation

Membership: Focusing on renewals could helps us reach membersip goals

National Membership & Post Activities Committee Chairman Jay Bowen of Colorado, along with National Headquarters staff, will present on the latest membership metrics and the importance of filling out Consolidated Post Reports and Consolidated Squadron Reports.

View presentation / Q&A


PowerPoint Presentations

MyLegion.org - Getting Started

MyLegion.org - Group Administrative Tasks

MyLegion.org - Manage Groups

MyLegion.org - Member Overview

MyLegion.org - Process Membership

 

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

The American Legion's virtual Training Tuesday session on March 29 will be presented by American Legion Deputy Director of Media Relations John Raughter, who will share best practices for using the Legion's Public Relations Toolkit at the post, district and department level. The toolkit features examples of news releases, media advisories and public service announcements, and information on networking, social media, podcasts, internal/external media, interviews and more.

View presentation / PowerPoint / Q&A


Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022

National Judge Advocate Mark Seavey will present information and answer questions about American Legion legal matters.

View presentation / PowerPoint / Q&A

 

Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022, Legislative Priorities

Learn about The American Legion's legislative priorities and how posts can assist at the grassroots level.

View presentation / PowerPoint / Q&A


Tuesday, Nov. 30. 2021 - Veterans Strengthening America

The vision and mission statements, along with the value principles and motto, help define the purpose of The American Legion, align the organization’s resources toward a successful future, provide clear and effective decision guidance.

View presentation / PowerPointQ&A


Tuesday, Oct. 27. Resolution Writing

This Training Tuesday session focused on the key components of a resolution, how to format resolutions, and navigate the resolution archive on The American Legion's Digital Archive. 

Video presentation / PowerPointQ&A

 

MyLegion.org Workshop at National Convention in Phoenix

MyLegion.org - How to register an account, manage groups, process membership, view reports and more. Presented at National Convention in Phoenix, 2021.

PowerPoint / Q&A

  

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Updates on MyLegion.org known issues and how they are being resolved; the registration process and common errors; what's new on the platform; online membership processing, including possible errors and how to prevent them; and reports update.

Video Presentation PowerPoint / Q&A

 

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 

Military Transition Centers Engagement Program
Video Presentation / PowerPoint / Q&A

 

Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2021 

MyLegion Video Training Series

MyLegion.org - Registering an account
PowerPoint / Q&A

MyLegion.org - MY ACCOUNT
PowerPoint / Q&A

MyLegion.org - MY GROUPS
PowerPoint / Q&A

Video presentation

 

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 

National American Legion College Application Process
Video Presentation / PowerPoint / Q&A

MyLegion.org Update: Membership Processing
Video Presentation PowerPoint / Q&A

 

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2020 

Membership Retention

Video Presentation / PowerPoint / 2021 Retention Plan / Commander Call to Action

 

Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020 

Helping Veterans - American Legion National Assistance Programs

Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA)
Video Presentation / PowerPoint / Q&A

Operation Comfort Warrior (OCW)
Video Presentation / PowerPoint / Q&A

 

Friday, December 18, 2020

Department myLegion Status Update

National Headquarters IT Division staff, Deputy Director Joe Gallagher and Product Support Specialist Libby Vickers, provide a myLegion status update to Departments.

Video Presentation / PowerPoint / Q&A

 

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Post Administration

Maryland Department Adjutant Russell Myers shares tips on how to be a successful Post Adjutant.

Video Presentation / PowerPoint / Q&A

 

Tuesday October 27, 2020 

myLegion 2021

myLegion will receive a new look in 2021. This session provides instruction to post adjutants on how to set up log-in credentials and display a preview of the new officer’s dashboard and membership tools.

Video Presentation / Q&A

Buddy Check

As American Legion members, our most sacred responsibility is to look out for each other and our fellow veterans. To reach out to members and former members who may need help, American Legion posts are encouraged to perform this vital function whenever it makes the most sense in their communities.

This session focuses on the who, what, where, when, and why of the program and discusses the relevance, importance, and strategic objectives of taking care of our fellow veterans.

Video Presentation / Q&A

 

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