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%           




  • American Legion asks VA Secretary to reverse Black Hills call

    Posted on February 17th, 2017

    WASHINGTON (February 17, 2017) – National Commander Charles E. Schmidt of The American Legion is calling on VA Secretary David Shulkin to reverse the department’s decision made under the previous secretary to end needed services at the VA Medical Center in Hot Springs, S.D. “The historic Black Hills VA Health Care System has saved countless… Read More »

  • The American Legion congratulates new VA Secretary, Urges Shulkin to ‘keep your promises’

    Posted on February 14th, 2017

    WASHINGTON (February 13, 2017) – The leader of the nation’s largest veterans organization congratulated VA Secretary David Shulkin for his confirmation earlier this evening by the U.S. Senate and made clear that The American Legion is counting on him to deliver on promises he made during his testimony. “As a highly experienced physician, The America… Read More »

  • Facebook Scam

    Posted on February 7th, 2017

    ALERT! There is an individual using Facebook to scam individuals out of there money. They are using a picture of a Dept of Texas Officers, you will recognize the photo. If you have been contacted or possibly scammed out of money by this individual contact your local law enforcement agency immediately to report it. This… Read More »

  • The American Legion blasts Manning commutation

    Posted on January 18th, 2017

    WASHINGTON (January 17, 2017) –  The leader of the nation’s largest veterans organization criticized President Obama’s decision today to commute the sentence of an ex-soldier convicted of violating the U.S. Espionage Act along with many other charges. Chelsea Manning served in the U.S. Army as Pvt. Bradley Manning before being arrested and sentenced to 35… Read More »

  • American Legion eager to work with new VA Secretary

    Posted on January 11th, 2017

    WASHINGTON (January 11, 2017) – National Commander Charles E. Schmidt of The American Legion issued the following statement concerning President-Elect Trump’s selection of Dr. David J. Shulkin to lead the department of Veterans Affairs: “My staff and I have worked closely with Dr. Shulkin and believe he has improved the Veterans Health Administration in the… Read More »

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