DEPARTMENT OF TEXAS
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%           

 

 

Military Hiring Fair, January 25 2017

Hiring Our Heroes
Military Hiring Fair
January 25, 2017



  • Veterans Awareness Walk Information

    Posted on December 2nd, 2016

    Please join the American Legion Department of Texas as National Commander Charles E. Schmidt leads us in our second Veteran Awareness Walk, which will be held during the upcoming Midwinter Conference on January 27, 2017 at American Legion Post 76, more information and registration forms can be found under the Convention tab on the Midwinter… Read More »



  • Support American Legion Charities Inc. through your purchases on smile.amazon.com

    Posted on December 2nd, 2016

    It is now possible to support American Legion programs through donations made while shopping on Amazon. American Legion Charities Inc. is now one of the charities available to donate to through AmazonSmile (https://smile.amazon.com/). AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way to support charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you… Read More »



  • American Legion supports flag-desecration penalty, as decided by Congress, after amendment

    Posted on November 30th, 2016

    WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2016 — The American Legion supports President-elect Donald Trump’s position that there should be some penalty for U.S. flag desecration, which would be decided by Congress if it chooses to enact such legislation, after the flag-protection constitutional amendment is ratified. “In our campaign to restore the power of Congress to protect the… Read More »



  • The American Legion supports Trump on flag issue, calls for constitutional protection

    Posted on November 29th, 2016

    (WASHINGTON) November 29, 2016 American Legion National Commander Charles E. Schmidt praises President-elect Donald Trump for his support of the American flag. In a tweet, Mr. Trump said, “Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag – if they do, there must be consequences – perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail!” As… Read More »



  • Legion leads memorial inventory effort

    Posted on November 18th, 2016

    National commander calls on members to document, photograph and upload into database all local military, veteran and war monuments and memorials. American Legion National Commander Charles E. Schmidt is calling on all posts, districts, counties, areas, zones, departments and affiliates of the organization to help build an unparalleled database of memorials and monuments that honor… Read More »