News and Events

2018-2019 State Commanders/President

Lloyd Buckmaster from Sesquicentennial Post 592 in San Antonio was elected as State Commander at the close of the 100 Annual Convention in San Antonio.

Shay Grannan-Kuehner from Paul Mansir Unit 297 in Benbrook was elected as State Auxiliary President at the close of the 100th Annual Convention in San Antonio.

Jon Kingston from Hurst-Euless-Bedford Squadron 379 in Bedford was elected as Detachment SAL Commander at the close of the 100th Annual Convention in San Antonio.

2019-2020 Division Officers

Your 1st Division newly elected officers are:

1st Division Commander - Andy Lowen, Post 66
1st Division ALA President - Glenda Barton, Unit 488
1st Division SAL Commander - Jeff Saul, Squadron 321

Their terms in office will begin on July 14, 2019 at the close of the Department Convention that is being held in Dallas.

2019-2021 District Officers

Your newly elected District officers are:

5th District Commander - Alan Caesar, Post 292
5th District President - Lisette Johnson, Unit 597
5th District SAL Commander - Lewis "Catfish" Elam, Squadron 453

Their terms in office began on July 14, 2019 at the close of the Department Convention that was held in Dallas.

Local News

Check the Upcoming Events section for dates and times of events and meetings.

Department & National News

AMLLegionnaires - Haven't heard the latest from the National office? Read the latest Dispatch here. You can also keep current at what's happening statewide by reading the latest edition of The Legion Times from the Department of Texas here.

Auxiliary Members - Looking for the latest newsletter from National? Read it here. Having trouble finding your bulletin from Department? Check here for an on-line version. Be sure to go to www.alatexas.org for the latest forms and publications now available on-line. Check often for new additions and changes.

Sick Call And Condolences

A Pittance of Time - This video has made the rounds before, but I thought it very apropo to honor our veterans no matter what time of the year.  The following video was made in Canada, but it is a touching tribute to all veterans. Click on the link to view the video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kX_3y3u5Uo

It's Who We Are - This patrotic video is about The American Legion. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tnd1Jo_T-6w

My Name is America - A patrotic song and video. http://www.youtube.com/v/6TPgJSZf5Vw?version =3&autohide=1&autoplay=1

I Fought For You - A patrotic video honoring our Veterans. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgYLr_LfhLo

Coins Left on a Veteran’s Tombstone - A patrotic video honoring our Veterans. https://www.texvet.org/postings/coins-left-tombstones

A Tribute to Vietnam Veterans - A video honoring our Vietnam Veterans. http://www.theveteranssite.com/clickToGive/vet/ article/Tribute-To-The-Vietnam-Veterans889&origin= VET_FACE_SUPPORT_ADGROUP_BLOG_Tribute VietnamVets_8-3_CTG

Do you know where our military headstones come from? Watch the video. http://www.imdb.com/video/cbs/vi826318105/


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