Archive for February, 2014

Friday, February 28th, 2014 @ 1:38PM

HOH April 30, 2014

The American Legion Family, Friends and Partners:   Attached is a press release for the first of our 2014 Hiring Our Heroes job fairs for your use and distribution.  This event will be conducted on April 30, 2014 at the Samaritan Baptist Church in Trenton, additional details are attached.  It…

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Friday, February 28th, 2014 @ 11:03AM

A memorial to deceased veterans

You must take the time to watch this one! http://worriersanonymous.org/Share/Mansions.htm  

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Friday, February 28th, 2014 @ 10:41AM

American Legion: Senate vote on veterans bill ‘inexcusable’

National commander disappointed Senate fails to put partisanship aside on critical veterans vote WASHINGTON (Feb. 27, 2014) — American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger expressed frustration and disappointment with Thursday’s Senate debate that effectively killed S. 1982, the Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act…

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Thursday, February 27th, 2014 @ 12:34PM

The Battling Boys of Benghazi

The poem was written by a MARINE CORPS Officer (ANON).   THE BATTLING BOYS OF BENGHAZI  We’re the battling boys of Benghazi No fame, no glory, no paparazzi. Just a fiery death in a blazing hell Defending our country we loved so well.  It wasn’t our job, but we answered…

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Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 @ 2:06PM

Commander:keep Senate bill focused on vets

Commander: keep Senate bill focused on vets   American Legion leader says no other issues need to be attached to legislation to improve health care, education, employment and benefits for those who served our nation.   WASHINGTON (Feb. 26, 2014) — American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger said Wednesday…

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Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 @ 8:33PM

March & April Newsletter Now Available

The Rochelle Park Post 170 Legionnaire News is now available for March and April. Read updated reports from Post 170 organizations and other important information relating to our post.

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Monday, February 24th, 2014 @ 12:40PM

VA is Introducing a new more secure ID

Veterans Affairs (@DeptVetAffairs) 2/24/14, 11:53 AM VA is introducing a new, more secure ID called the Veteran Health Identification Card (VHIC) 1.usa.gov/1mD8MBG pic.twitter.com/zENkfKhdaz

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Monday, February 24th, 2014 @ 12:38PM

Study Conforms Air Crews exposure to Agent Orange

Study confirms air crews’ exposure to Agent Orange The American Legion wants UC-123 air crews to become eligible for VA disability benefits   WASHINGTON (Feb. 24, 2014) — The American Legion has announced its support for extending Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits eligibility to veterans who were exposed to…

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Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 @ 9:40AM

Wounded Warriors (A Disgrace?)

You decide This is a bloody disgrace.   This comes from Guidestar (http://www.guidestar.org/) which is a great source for information.  The Form 990 filed annually by not-for-profits shows where the money goes, and the Form 990 is available from Guidestar; its free   Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. Review   Wounded Warrior…

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