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Memorial Day Americanism

On Thursday, May 24th; American Legion Post 142 will be joining Auxiliary Unit 142  and many others to place flags on all veterans’ graves at the A.J. Powell Cemetery in Hominy, Ok. This is a community project led by Robert Carter, … Continue reading

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May is Poppy Month

The American Legion and Auxiliary recognizes May as Poppy month.   We urge people to wear a poppy during the month of May but especially on Memorial Day. Donations are greatly appreciated.  The donations go to help veterans and their families.    … Continue reading

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Armed Forces Day – May 19th

>>>From the National Organization The United States has celebrated Armed Forces Day on the third Saturday in May since 1950. When the separate departments for each military service branch were placed under the new Department of Defense in the late … Continue reading

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Legion issues report on VA rural health care

>>>From the National Organization The American Legion released its final report May 9 on the quality of rural health care being provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs. To view the report, click here. The report is based on information … Continue reading

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Legion increases Facebook presence

>>>From the National Organization Facebook followers of The American Legion are encouraged to head to an enhanced American Legion National Headquarters page and click “Like.” The page now features news from National Headquarters regarding Legion programs, promotions and the organization’s … Continue reading

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