You are appreciated

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COMMANDER’S COLUMN

Paul Kennedy, Department Commander

     I would first like to say THANK YOU to the members of our American Legion family who have made many contributions to our American Legion programs.  You are appreciated for all the community activities that you sponsor and participate in, for the many donations you have made, and for the new and fresh ideas that you contribute towards keeping our Legion alive and at the forefront of advocacy for our veterans and their families.  Sons of The American Legion, American Legion Riders and American Legion Auxiliary, thank you for your contributions to our Pennsylvania American Legion.

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Thank You

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COMMANDER’S COLUMN

Paul Kennedy, Department Commander

First, I would like to say THANK YOU to all of our Legion Family members who have contributed to our Department Hurricane Relief Fund.  Through your generosity, Department was able to donate $71,000 to help the Departments of Texas and Florida rebuild their communities.  We are now focused on helping our Legion Family in Puerto Rico and are still accepting checks to aide in their recovery effort.  Checks can be made payable to PA American Legion with Puerto Rico Relief in the memo line and mailed to Department Headquarters.  Thank you again for your contribution.  As Legion …


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Self-knowledge is the beginning of self-improvement

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COMMANDER’S COLUMN

Paul Kennedy, Department Commander

As legionnaires, we need to invest time and energy into getting to know and understand one extremely important person.  There is one person in the world that we need to get to know well and it is ourselves.  Self-knowledge is the beginning of self-improvement.

Ask yourself, “Am I living up to our Four Pillars of The American Legion, making a better future for our veterans and their families?  Is the life they have today all that we expected and wanted for them?”

There is a song that children like to sing about following the leader.  It goes “Following the leader, the leader, the leader
We’re following the leader wherever he may go.”  It is a great …


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