DEPARTMENT OF TEXAS TARGET DATES FOR 2017 – 2018

September 6, 2017 50%
October 4, 2017 55%
November 1, 2017 65%
December 6, 2017 75%
January 10, 2018 80%
February 7, 2018 85%
March 7, 2018 90%
April 4, 2018 95%
May 2, 2018 100%
State Commander John Hince

MOH Recipient Robert Law

MOH Recipient Robert Law
Diving on a grenade, Specialist Fourth Class Robert Law sacrificed himself to save the lives of his fellow soldiers. While conducting a reconnaissance patrol, Law and five other soldiers came under attack from a heavily armed Communist force. Law placed himself on the dangerous flank position and opened fire. A grenade landed between Law and ...
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American Legion issues statement on VA Secretary Shulkin

American Legion issues statement on VA Secretary Shulkin
American Legion: Shulkin ‘remains best to lead VA (WASHINGTON, February 19, 2018)  — The leader of nation’s largest veterans organization issued the following statement regarding Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin: “On behalf of the two million members of The American Legion, we express our support for the job the Secretary of the Department of ...
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Texas Emergency Funds Available

The Department of Texas Emergency Fund has been activated. Legionnaires and Sons of The American Legion who suffered loss because of Hurricane Harvey may apply for assistance by clicking on the link below or on the right side of the website, click on Forms and Publications. The TEF application is listed under Department Forms. You ...
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Texas American Legion Basic Course

Texas American Legion Basic Course
    The American Legion, Department of Texas held our first class in Odessa and will be holding sessions in Haltom City and then on Pasadena The Basic Course will cover the following subjects: Americanism & Children & Youth Programs; Leadership; Legislative Priorities; Manual of Ceremonies; Post Officers; and Public Relations. The course registration fee ...
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American Legion National Commander issues statement on re-opening federal government

American Legion National Commander issues statement on re-opening federal government
INDIANAPOLIS (January 23,  2018) American Legion National Commander Denise H. Rohan issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s re-opening of the federal government “The American Legion is grateful to those who helped end the government shutdown,” Rohan said. “We are pleased that a legislative amendment that will guarantee that our troops will be paid during any ...
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