TARGET DATES FOR 2016 – 2017

September 7, 2016 50%   
October 5, 2016 55%
November 2, 2016 65%            
December 7, 2016 75%
January 11, 2017 80%
February 1, 2017 85%             
March 1, 2017 90%
April 5, 2017 95%             
May 3, 2017 100%           



  • Legion applauds McCain for protecting veterans’ preference

    Posted on October 5th, 2016

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2016 — One of The American Legion’s top priorities is creating and protecting the benefits veterans use every day, including veterans’ preference for employment, which the 2017 Senate-passed National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is threatening. In the Senate version of the NDAA, the bill that funds the nation’s military and defense budget,… Read More »

  • “Team Texas” Weekly Winner

    Posted on September 30th, 2016

    This weeks winner Oct 21st – Glen Moody

  • Train the Trainer Training in San Antonio

    Posted on September 27th, 2016

    The Department of Texas will be hosting National Staff Members that will be traveling to Texas on November 4 – 6, 2016 to conduct 12 hours of Train the Trainer training on various topics. Each District can sign up two members to attend. Here is the link to the Omni San Antonio Colonnade Hotel, room… Read More »

  • Legion Press Conference to Force Call to Action

    Posted on September 13th, 2016

    WASHINGTON, September 13, 2016 — The American Legion is inviting external media, congressional representatives, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) leadership, and other veteran service organizations to attend a press conference asking Congress to pass the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act. The press conference will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14th… Read More »

  • VA Announces Community Care Call Center to Help Veterans with Choice Program Billing Issues

    Posted on May 17th, 2016

    WASHINGTON – Veterans can now work directly with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to resolve debt collection issues resulting from inappropriate or delayed Choice Program billing. In step with MyVA’s efforts to modernize VA’s customer-focused, Veteran-centered services capabilities, a Community Care Call Center has been set up for Veterans experiencing adverse credit reporting or… Read More »