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By John Raughter – October 1, 2014
Featured in The American Legion Magazine
Objective truth, just the facts, spin or propaganda – the diversity of viewpoints about military public affairs is as wide as the spectrum of opinions about the armed forces. But for...
The remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing since World War II, have been identified and are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors.
Army Pfc. Bernard Gavrin, 29, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was buried on Sep. 12, in Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D.C. On June 15, 1944, as part of an Allied strategic goal to secure the Mariana Islands, U.S. forces were ordered to occupy Saipan....
AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS COMMITTEE
Chairman Bill Carr, Chairman
Accomplishments of the American Legion Riders
• Membership is at 3,500 as of the last report dated 5/29/14
• For the first time since reorganization, the Legion Riders finances are in the black.
• Two resolutions will be voted on at the Legion Riders D.E.C. meeting on Friday, September 19, 2104 at the Holiday Inn in Grantville, PA....
SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION COMMITTEE
Chairman John A. Eisler, Jr.
Pennsylvania holds the honor of the largest Sons of The American Legion Detachment in the world. They have once again surpassed the previous year’s membership with all three sections reporting over 100% with a total membership of 59,030 for the 2013 – 2014 year.
The American Legion, Department of Pennsylvania’s Sons of The American...