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

Good of the Legion March 2020

Good Afternoon American Legion Post, This month’s Good of the Legion is now available. Good of the Legion March 2020 I am not asking you to print off a copy for each member, however, if you do thank you, but to present these items under the Good of the Legion portion of your meeting or … Read more

Trump opens membership eligibility for The American Legion

LANSING, Mich — July 31, 2019 — President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a bipartisan bill expanding eligibility for membership in the biggest and most politically influential veterans service organization in the U.S., prompting celebration in Michigan, home to the 11th largest population of veterans in the country. Prior to the “LEGION Act,” if veterans wanted to join … Read more

Are You a New Chaplain?

“To you is given the spiritual leadership of this post. You will, I know, lend dignity and respect to your office. You should be in close confidence with the commander and the other officers of this post and should attend all meetings of the post. You should be ready upon occasion to take your part … Read more

Whitetails Unlimited donates to the William F. Weine American Legion Post 65 in Alpena Junior Shooting Sports Program

The William F. Weine American Legion Post 65 Junior Air Rifle Team is especially grateful to Whitetails Unlimited for a significant donation to the new Junior Air Rifle Team.  The new shooting sports program which began in March, 2019 is a gun safety education and marksmanship program that encompasses the basic elements of safety, education, … Read more

The Commanders Group of Michigan Seeks Nominations for Michigan Veteran of the Year for 2018-2019

(LANSING, MICH) – The Commanders Group of Michigan is made up of 12 Congressionally Chartered Veteran Service Organizations in the state.  Each year they seek nominations for veterans who are active in the community and advocating for veterans.  “Veterans are a committed group of people when it comes to helping their fellow veterans in need.  … Read more

Michigan Veterans Trust Fund receives $100,000 donation to help veterans pay utility bills

Consumers Energy gift part of ongoing collaboration with state agency LANSING, Mich. – A $100,000 donation from Consumers Energy to the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund (MVTF) will help potentially hundreds of military veterans pay their heating bills in Michigan this winter. The gift is the largest single donation in the 73-year history of the trust … Read more