Latest News from the Department of Texas

2023 Membership Cards

We are currently waiting on national to print and ship the 2023 Membership cards, due to a paper stock shortage the 2023 membership cards are delayed. Once we receive them, we will ship them out to the Posts.  The PUFL members and SAL membership cards are also delayed and will be shipped once national complete shipping all the Legion 2023 membership cards to all departments.  The 1st 2023 renewal notices

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NTT Indy Car Series coming to Texas Motor Speedway, #48 Indy Car sponsored by The American Legion

The NTT Indy Car Series is coming to Texas Motor Speedway on March 19th and 20th and the #48 Indy Car that is sponsored by The American Legion will be in the race. As part of the weekend events The American Legion and the Department of Texas will have a membership information booth on Saturday, March 19th and Sunday, March 20th. We will be needing about 8 volunteers to help

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American Legion Calls for Peace in Ukraine, Issues Stance on Strategy

American Legion Calls for Peace in Ukraine, Issues Stance on Strategy INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 28, 2022) – With two votes still waiting to be cast, a unanimous National Executive Committee of the nation’s largest veterans organization passed a formal statement today calling for “a peaceful conflict resolution in Ukraine,” and opposing combat operations for U.S. troops unless certain conditions are fulfilled. “The American Legion was founded after World War I ravaged

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Post Everlasting – PDC Ron Cherry

Past Department Commander & NECMAN Ronald G. Cherry, age 74, passed away February 18, 2022 in San Antonio, TX. Visitation is on Friday, February 25, 2022 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Sunset Funeral Home, 1702 Austin Highway, San Antonio and Funeral Services are on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 12:00 pm at Sunset Funeral Home and Graveside Service on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at 9:30am at Fort Sam Houston National

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Midwinter Conference – COVID update

The City of Austin and Travis County are currently at stage 5 amidst omicron outbreaks. All attendees to the Midwinter Conference are encouraged to wear a mask at all times when in public spaces of the hotel, in the elevators and in all meeting rooms. — Bill West State Adjutant The American Legion Department of Texas

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"PLAY BALL!"

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