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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:

  • American Legion Defends Sen. McCain’s War Record

    Posted on July 20th, 2015

    National Commander Michael D. Helm issued the following statement regarding the records of Sen. John McCain and American POWs: “For a number of reasons, The American Legion is reluctant to engage in the day-to-day character attacks that infest American politics. By our organization’s constitution, The American Legion is nonpartisan and prohibited from endorsing political candidates… Read More »

  • Post Everlasting

    Posted on July 20th, 2015

    Past Department Chaplain(1996 – 1998), Gary Hall passed away July 17.  A graveside service at Bluebonnet cemetery, Colleyville Texas at 0930 and the a memorial service 1100 at Post 379, Bedford Texas, July 25, 2015.  A  reception will  follow at the Post..

  • Election of the 2015 – 2016 Department Officers

    Posted on July 12th, 2015

    Congratulation to John McKinny on being elected as State Commander for 2015 – 2016. The other 2015 – 2016 Elected Officers are John Hince, Vice Commander; Susan Marty, Historian; Steve Watkins, Judge Advocate; Walter Ivie, Treasurer; Sergeant at Arms Ed Kegley and JT Forbus, Asst. Sergeant at Arms. Harvey Klee was appoint Chaplain by State… Read More »

  • Exciting Announcement from the Legionnaire Insurance Trust

    Posted on June 18th, 2015

    We are excited to announce two great changes to  LegionCare , your No-Cost AD&D Program Starting right now and for enrollments after 1/1/2015, anyone  enrolled in LegionCare will be covered for as long as they maintain  their membership in The American  Legion. This new “one and done” approach will save from needing to re-enroll every… 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 »