State Redistricting Citizen Commission Wants to Hear From Veterans

Michigan’s first-ever Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (MICRC) is hosting a series of public hearings across the state in May and June to solicit input from the public about their communities, representation and electoral district lines (see below for a full list of public hearings). The American Legion can engage in this historic process in two … Read more

A Nation Divided

“A nation divided against itself cannot stand” Abraham Lincoln By Clyde A. Sinclair, Scouting Committee Chairman Growing up in the fifties was an exciting yet frightening time.  With WWII and the Korean War over, companies were able to focus on consumer goods.  This was a time of booming automotive design and production.  Housing for the … Read more

Detroit Catholic High School Senior Wins The American Legion Department of Michigan 2021 Oratorical Contest.

Jack Smith of Milford took first place in The American Legion Department of Michigan Annual Oratorical Contest on Saturday, March 6, at Lansing’s department headquarters.  Jack competed against three other high school students from around the state.  Jack is a senior from Detroit Catholic Central High School in Novi. He represented the 3rd Zone of … Read more

Update April 7, 2020 – News from The American Legion National Headquarters

2020 American Legion Regional Tournaments and 2020 American Legion World Series canceled Awarding American Legion Baseball and Samsung American Legion Scholarships suspended for 2020 With the unpredictability of the current worldwide COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the manner in which the virus spreads, its duration and the resulting public health regulations and restrictions across the nation, The … Read more