Latest News from the Department of Texas

2023 Midwinter Conference Sweepstakes Winners

The Midwinter Conference Sweepstakes drawing was held on January 23, 2023 at the Austin Southpark Hotel in Austin, Texas. Congratulations to the following winners: Prize Amount Name City Post 1 Grand Prize $10,000.00 Patrick Casey Seabrook 490 2 Second Prize $2500.00 George Havran Houston 472 3 Third Prize $1000.00 Richard Aguilar Corpus Christi 345 4 Fourth Prize $500.00 Richard Pleasant San Antonio 10 5 Fifth Prize $500.00 Kyle Armstrong Wichita

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POST EVERLASTING: 4th Division Commander David Crozier

We received word this morning that 4th Division Commander David Crozier passed away last night. He had been on in the hospital for respiratory problems. Funeral arrangement are unknown at this time. Update (01.11.23): Viewing will be Wednesday, January 25 6-8PM Viewing/Services Thursday, January 26 8-9:30am. After service go to Ft Bliss for burial services. Sunset Funeral Home 4631 Hondo Pass El Paso, TX 915-755-0200 — Bill West State Adjutant

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The American Legion Veterans Career Fair

The American Legion Veterans Carrer Fair will be held Wednesday January 18th, 2023 at the Austin Southpark Hotel. Admission is FREE for Veterans, Transitioning Service Members, Active Duty, National Guard, Reservists and their Spouses. Free for employers. For more information, please download the PDF flyers below, or scan the appropriate QR code to register.   JOB SEEKERS: Download the flyer below, or scan the QR code to start the registration

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Position Announcement: Department Service Officer

Position Announcement Department Service Officer Salary Schedule B8 – $40,000.00 annually Opening Date: December 1, 2022 Closing Date: January 31, 2022 Job Location: VA Regional Center Houston, Texas GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The American Legion, Department of Texas, a non‐profit Veterans Organization, is looking for a Department Service Officer, to provide assistance and benefit information to veterans, their dependents and beneficiaries, under laws administered by the Veterans Administration and other federal, state

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Department of Texas Oral History Project

The American Legion Department of Texas Oral History Project is about to begin! The American Legion, Department of Texas is working with Publishing Concepts (PCI) to create an Oral History of our members. PCI will be contacting you vie mail and email to request that you update your members information. We are also collecting stories from our members to memorialize the history of their military and American Legion service and

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What's that I hear?...

"PLAY BALL!"

Visit our American Legion Baseball page for all the latest information and updates from the Department of Texas!

American Legion Boys State is among the most respected and selective educational programs of government instruction for high school students. It is a participatory program where each student becomes a part of the operation of his local, county, and state government.

At American Legion Boys State, participants are exposed to the rights and privileges, the duties and the responsibilities, of a franchised citizen. The training is objective and practical, with city, county, and state governments operated by the students elected to the various offices.

Visit the Texas Boys State website to
learn more about the program.

Applications now open!