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October 11, 2021
Americanism Chairperson October information

October brings out so many chances to connect with the community; most of the items are Children and Youth projects. Get started recruiting students for the Essay and Oratorical contests. What is the best way to draw interest?  Contact the local parents clubs to tell them that high school aged students are eligible and they […]

October 8, 2021
Buddy Checks: a commitment to no veteran left behind

The American Legion As Veterans Day nears, the week of Nov. 11 is a perfect time to conduct Buddy Checks on post members and veterans in the community. American Legion National Commander Paul E. Dillard called upon posts, districts and departments to conduct Buddy Checks in his opening remarks to the National Executive Committee on […]

September 27, 2021
Post 21 Service Day

Post 21 will be having a service day on October 16, 2021 at 11:00 am. The plan is to clean and paint the inside and outside of the post building. The Legion members as well as the community will be helping Post 21 to achieve their goals. The key to this event is to stay […]

September 13, 2021
Frank L. Carbaugh Greencastle American Legion Post 373 honors Vietnam veterans

Greencastle, PA On July 24, 2021, Frank L. Carbaugh Greencastle American Legion Post 373, a VWV 50th Commemorative Partner, held a pinning ceremony/banquet for Vietnam veterans, families and survivors. In attendance were the Greencastle mayor, post officers, the chaplain (who is a chaplain for the fire department and a Vietnam veteran), the Greencastle VFW commander, […]

September 12, 2021
Memorial underway to honor resident veterans from Revolutionary War to present

Architect’s rendition of the Northwestern Lehigh Veterans Memorial Symbolism includes a circle of 11 6-foot-high granite panels, engraved with patriotic quotations and War Periods with names in alphabetical order listed in the war they served, clockwise from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terrorism; a bronze American eagle guarding the entrance; a 21-foot-diameter white […]

September 11, 2021
Nebraska police sergeant, Pennsylvania firefighter honored in Phoenix

Nebraska police sergeant, Pennsylvania firefighter honored in Phoenix By Steven B. Brooks SEP 01, 2021 A Nebraska police officer and a Pennsylvania firefighter were honored by The American Legion on Sept. 1 during the organization’s national convention in Phoenix. The National Law Enforcement Officer of the Year was presented to Omaha (Neb.) Sgt. Daniel Martin, a […]

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The American Legion
Department of Pennsylvania

October 11, 2021
Americanism Chairperson October information

October brings out so many chances to connect with the community; most of the items are Children and Youth projects. Get started recruiting students for the Essay and Oratorical contests. What is the best way to draw interest?  Contact the local parents clubs to tell them that high school aged students are eligible and they […]

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The American Legion
Auxiliary

Sons Of
The American Legion

October 14, 2021
Examination on Five Point Program of Service - Patriotism

EXAMINATION ON FIVE POINT PROGRAM OF SERVICE Over the next several pages, there are questions and answers as well as projects necessary to attain each of the five stars, and ultimately the Five Point Program of Service. The projects can be completed by a group of squadron members, or an individual. Patriotism 1. Is it […]

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The American Legion
Riders

October 15, 2021
Why you should belong

There are more than 1,500 American Legion Riders chapters across the nation. American Legion Riders support their communities with local fundraising events as well as being the primary force behind the annual Legacy Scholarship Fund. Riders raise awareness and collect donations during the annual American Legion Legacy Ride, which has helped raise more than $12 […]

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