The Target dates are set as the First Wednesday of the month and membership must be in the Department Headquarters to count.
Legion to VA: Hickey Must Go ‘If crimes occurred, culprits must be prosecuted’
Posted on September 29th, 2015
WASHINGTON (September 29, 2015) — American Legion National Commander Dale Barnett repeated his organization’s call for VA Undersecretary for Benefits Allison Hickey to resign amid new allegations of more wrongdoing by senior VA executives. “In 2014, then-National Commander Dan Dellinger called on the VA Secretary, the Under Secretary for Health and Under Secretary for Benefits… Read More »
JOIN THE NATIONAL COMMANDER FOR THE WALK FOR VETERANS.
Posted on September 28th, 2015
If you are in or near the San Antonio area on October 31st, please join National Commander Dale Barnett and Department of Texas Commander John McKinny in the Walk for Veterans at the Raymond Rimkus Park, 6440 Evers Road in the City of Leon Valley (suburb of San Antonio) beginning at 9:00 a.m. The length… Read More »
American Legion calls for Government to Remain Open
Posted on September 25th, 2015
WASHINGTON (Sept. 25, 2015) – American Legion National Commander Dale Barnett issued the following statement regarding a possible shutdown of the federal government next week: “The American Legion believes in service to America. As such, we expect our elected leaders in Congress and the White House to fulfill their constitutionally-mandated responsibilities and serve the American… Read More »
IMPORTANT NOTICE – CHANGE POST DUES BEFORE INCREASE TAKES EFFECT.
Posted on September 22nd, 2015
At the 2015 American Legion National Convention, a national per capita dues increase of $5.00 was approved, raising the national dues from $13.50 to $18.50, effective January 21, 2016. The Department’s deadline for processing membership at the current rate is January 13, 2016. All membership at the current dues rate must be in the Department… Read More »
LegionCare program now improved!
Posted on September 14th, 2015
The Legionnaire Insurance Trust (LIT) is pleased to announce some important changes to the LegionCare program just revealed at the 97th Annual American Legion National Convention earlier this month. The first of these exciting updates – starting for enrollments after 1/1/2015, anyone enrolled in LegionCare will be covered for as long as they remain a… Read More »