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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 14, 2015 85%
February 4, 2015 90%             
March 4, 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.

Quick links:



  • VA changes filing forms effective March 24, 2015

    Posted on March 25th, 2015

    As of March 24, 2015 the VA will no longer accept informal claims for VA benefits or a claim for benefits on VA Form 21-4138. As with most government agencies, all claims must now be on the specified form for the claim. The following would be a good start to let the Post Service Officers… Read More »



  • VA Works to Expand Choice Program Eligibility

    Posted on March 24th, 2015

    Eligibility criteria for 40 miles calculation would change to driving distance Washington — In order to expand eligibility for the Veterans Choice Program, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced that it will change the calculation used to determine the distance between a Veteran’s residence and the nearest VA medical facility from a straight… Read More »



  • VA Eliminates Net Worth as Health Care Eligibility Factor

    Posted on March 18th, 2015

    Elimination of Net Worth Makes More Veterans Eligible for Health Care Washington – The Department of Veterans Affairs is updating the way it determines eligibility for VA health care, a change that will result in more Veterans having access to the health care benefits they’ve earned and deserve. Effective 2015, VA eliminated the use of… Read More »



  • National PUFL Application Processing Change

    Posted on March 4th, 2015

    MEMO: To All Posts Adjutants MEMO FROM: Jack Querfeld, Director, Internal Affairs Division SUBJECT: Paid-Up-For-Life Application Processing Change In January 2014, National Headquarters introduced a new simplified pricing structure for its Paid-Up-For-Life (PUFL) plan which also included the ability for a member to apply online for lifetime membership.  This was done with the intent of… Read More »



  • American Legion Extension Institute Training

    Posted on February 20th, 2015

    American Legion Extension Institute training will be held at the Omni Austin Southpark Hotel on April 18, 2015; we will begin at 9:00am. The course fee for members of The American Legion and Sons of The American Legion registration is $5.00 and for Auxiliary members its $10.00. Course fees will be collected at the training.… Read More »