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2016-2017 State Commanders/President

Walter Ivie from Travis Post 76 in Austin was elected as State Commander at the close of the 98th Annual Convention in El Paso.

MaryAnn Paul from Bill Bryan Unit 110 in McKinney was elected as State Auxiliary President at the close of the 98th Annual Convention in El Paso.

Henry Creech from William M. Randolph Squadron 593 in Converse was elected as Detachment SAL Commander at the close of the 98th Annual Convention in El Paso.

2017-2018 Division Officers

Your 1st Division officers are:

1st Division Commander - Bobby Baker, Post 92
1st Division President - Tina Hill, Unit 626
1st Division SAL Commander - Jon Kingston, Squadron 379

Their terms in office will begin on July 16, 2017 at the close of the Department Convention that will be held in Killeen.

2017-2019 District Officers

Your District officers are:

5th District Commander - Ronnie Jones, Post 507
5th District President - Starla Jones, Unit 507
5th District SAL Commander - Ed Kownslar, Squadron 453

Their terms in office will begin on July 16, 2017 at the close of the Department Convention that will be held in Killeen.

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

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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