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TARGET DATES FOR 2014 – 2015

September 3, 2014 50%   
October 1, 2014 55%
November 5, 2014 65%            
December 3, 2014 75%
January 7, 2015 85%
February 4, 2015 90%             
March 5, 2015 95%
April 1, 2015 98%             
May 6, 2015 100%           

 

The Target dates are set as the First Wednesday of the month and membership must be in the Department Headquarters to count.


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  • Legion remains firm on immigration

    Posted on November 21st, 2014

    Though applauding some aspects of President Obama’s executive order, National Commander Helm reiterates organization’s long-standing position on the issue. Though pleased with some aspects of President Obama’s executive order regarding illegal immigration announced this evening, American Legion National Commander Michael Helm reiterated the organization’s long-standing position on those who enter into and then reside in… Read More »



  • VA reform in a word: Underwhelming

    Posted on November 13th, 2014

    MST November 11, 2014 Story Highlights VA Secretary Robert McDonald announced reform plans, topped by a customer-service operation Dramatic change cannot happen overnight, but McDonald’s first stab at change is disappointing The reforms are outward-focused and fail to address the central issues facing the VA, which is a sclerotic culture The man tapped last summer… Read More »



  • Legion’s First Female Executive Director ‘Looking Forward’ With VA

    Posted on November 13th, 2014

    Nov 11, 201 by Bryant Jordan Verna Jones, who was recently named executive director of The American Legion, says the 2.4 million member organization is not looking to relive arguments about disability and appointment backlogs with the Veterans Affairs Department. The contentious period that came to a head with revelations that numerous VA hospitals manipulated… Read More »



  • Veterans Affairs Secretary McDonald Updates Employees on MyVA Reorganization Plans

    Posted on November 10th, 2014

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2014 Washington, DC – On November 10, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert McDonald sent the following message to all VA employees: In the last few months as your Secretary, I have met and heard from Veterans and family members about how we can better serve Veterans.  I’ve also… Read More »



  • Audie Murphy tops American Legion’s “Most Beloved Veterans” survey

    Posted on November 10th, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 10, 2014) – Medal of Honor recipient and film star Audie Murphy topped an online survey of America’s “Most Beloved Veterans” conducted by The American Legion, the country’s largest organization of wartime veterans. More than 70,000 votes were cast by about 4,800 participants; each respondent could vote for up to 25 veterans from… Read More »