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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:

  • 2015 ALR Rally Postponed

    Posted on May 20th, 2015

    Waco Post 121 announced today that due to safety concerns for all American Legion Riders members the 2015 ALR Rally will be postponed until August 21 – 23, 2015. Watch for more details to be provided.

  • ALR Letter from State Commander Sparks

    Posted on May 20th, 2015

    The following letter was sent to all Posts and ALR Chapters within the State of Texas. American Legion Riders: In light of the recent tragic event involving motorcycle clubs in Waco, Texas, I want to remind everyone that The American Legion Riders (ALR) is not a motorcycle club. The ALR consists of motorcycle enthusiasts who… Read More »

  • Employment Notice for Two Department Service Officers in Waco, TX.

    Posted on April 1st, 2015

    The American Legion, Department of Texas, a non-profit Veterans Organization, is looking for Two Department Service Officers, to provide assistance and benefit information to veterans, their dependents and beneficiaries, under laws administered by the Veterans Administration and other federal, state and local agencies; which administer and provide service to veterans in the State of Texas.… Read More »

  • American Legion says VA must ‘hold true to its mission’

    Posted on March 30th, 2015

    WASHINGTON (March 30, 2015) – The American Legion’s national commander, Michael D. Helm, admonished the Department of Veterans Affairs for eliminating its informal claims process, which has been used in roughly half of all such claims filed by veterans. “VA needs to hold true to its mission, which is to serve America’s veterans and not… Read More »

  • American Legion National Commander Applauds Senate for Clarifying ‘40-mile Rule’

    Posted on March 27th, 2015

    WASHINGTON (March 27, 2015) – The head of The American Legion praised the Senate for unanimously passing an amendment to remind the Department of Veterans Affairs that it is obligated to provide non-VA care when it cannot offer that same treatment at one of its own facilities within 40-miles driving distance from a veteran’s home.… Read More »