Tagged: American Legion

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United States Flag Etiquette and FAQs

“Does the flag have to be destroyed if it touches the ground?” “Is it permissible to wear an item of clothing that looks like the United States flag?” “What are the exact shades of the colors blue and red?” “When is the United States flag to be displayed?” “What is considered proper illumination when flying the flag at night?” Our… Read more
National Poppy Day® Contest For Veteran Owned Businesses

National Poppy Day® Contest For Veteran Owned Businesses

Join The American Legion in support of National Poppy Day® and enter the 2018 Veteranpreneur Contest. Veterans, active duty military and their spouses are eligible to enter. See link below to complete the online entry form and send in your poppy-themed product for consideration to be sold in the 2019 Poppy Shop through The American Legion’s Emblem Sales. Think small.… Read more

Comedy Fundraiser to Benefit Operation Stand Down of RI

Comedy show benefits Rhode Island’s veterans through Operation Stand Down Rhode Island.   Operation Stand Down Rhode Island’s mission is to help veterans secure stable housing and employment as well as other needed assistance. On August 21, from 5-8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Seekonk, there will be a Funny4Funds comedy show in behalf of this organization. Contact Sherman Petersnon… Read more

United States Celebrates 2015 Armed Forces Week (May 9th – 17th)

Armed Forces Week Starts: Saturday May 9th (2nd Saturday in May) Armed Forces Day: Saturday, May 16th (3rd Saturday in May) Armed Forces Week Ends: Sunday May 17th (Sunday after Armed Forces Day) Armed Forces Week is traditionally scheduled to coincide with Armed Forces Day and offers an opportunity for our community to express its gratitude to our military for their… Read more

VA Veteran Owned Small Business Verification Assistance and Guidelines

Attention Veteran Business Owners and past/present military members interested in Entrepreneurship: VA has developed the Verification Assistance Program (VAP) to help Veterans understand the Verification policy and process. The goal of the program is to reduce the risk of denial due to lack of understanding and misinterpretation of the regulation. To accomplish this objective, the VA is establishing partnerships with… Read more

Today, March 30th, We Observe Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day!

Today, March 30th, the nation observes “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day”.  March 30th marks the historic withdrawal of United States troops from Vietnam on March 30, 1973.  Please join Veteran Owned Business, our members, families and friends as we pay tribute to the valiant service of Vietnam War and Vietnam-Era Veterans. All around our great nation there will be celebrations… Read more

A Salute to Military, VETERANS & Families – Loudoun County – 9/27/14

Attention Veterans: American Legion Posts of Loudoun County  Presents: A Salute to Military, VETERANS & Families Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014 Time:  10am to 2pm Where: Stone Bridge High School Auditorium Address: 43100 Hay Road, Ashburn, Virginia Local veterans, Charitable Organizations and the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce will be host the first ever Salute to Military, Veterans and Families. Speakers and distinguished… Read more