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

  • 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 »

  • Veterans Awareness Walk Information – Registration Deadline Extended

    Posted on December 2nd, 2016

    WE HAVE EXTENDED THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE TO JANUARY 20th! 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… Read More »

  • Support American Legion Charities Inc. through your purchases on

    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 ( AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way to support charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you… 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 »

  • VA Announces Community Care Call Center to Help Veterans with Choice Program Billing Issues

    Posted on May 17th, 2016

    WASHINGTON – Veterans can now work directly with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to resolve debt collection issues resulting from inappropriate or delayed Choice Program billing. In step with MyVA’s efforts to modernize VA’s customer-focused, Veteran-centered services capabilities, a Community Care Call Center has been set up for Veterans experiencing adverse credit reporting or… Read More »