Number one priority!

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Kit D. Watson, Department Adjutant

     Legion family members, the winter season has not been too bad so far.  As we get closer to our 100th year celebration we all should be working on the programs that have been and are so relevant today.  A renewed real effort to retain and recruit eligible Legionnaires into our posts should be a number one priority!  Membership is important to each home association, whether the member be a veteran or not, that is the essence of the business of each bar business overseen by your post Legionnaires.  The …


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Where did summer go

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Kit D. Watson, Department Adjutant

Legion family members, where did summer go?  As we enter our fall season, we have to remember that any effort made now on membership is easier than waiting till after the first of the year.  On a great note, we now have a new charter in Altoona thanks to the 21st District Commander Dennis Haire & his staff, our Western Section Commander Ben Suchocki, the Western Section Membership Committee, Department Commander Paul Kennedy and especially the veterans in the Altoona area who have stepped up to work to make this …


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2018 Membership Year

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Kit D. Watson, Department Adjutant

Legionnaires, Auxiliary, Sons and Riders, as we begin our 2018 membership year, we need to focus on how important this year truly is!  Not that every year is not important, but what makes this year special is the fact it will conclude at “our” 100th Anniversary!  The importance of “our” American Legion and the impact we as an organization have made to “our” veterans population and “our” communities is what sets us apart from all other organizations.  A true sense of pride should be in all of our Legion family members!  With this pride also comes a responsibility!  We MUST carry forward the “Four Pillars” of “our” …


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