Monthly Archives: August 2015

Help us tell ‘The Story of Our Flag’

April 30, 2015 The American Legion Family is launching a multimedia tribute to Old Glory that will explore the flag’s meaning, the price paid for all it symbolizes, and the special place it occupies in our conscience and culture. “Indivisible: … Continue reading

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Legion applauds passage of veteran small business legislation

August 3, 2015 Original Article on National Site In a landmark decision, the Veterans Entrepreneurship Act was signed into law July 28, signifying a monumental win for The American Legion and veteran small business owners. The new law waives the … Continue reading

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VA secretary assesses challenges, progress

    VA Secretary Robert McDonald, the former chief executive officer of Procter & Gamble, visited The American Legion National Headquarters in Indianapolis on July 23. During an interview, McDonald spoke about the challenges VA faces, and its progress in … Continue reading

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What is ‘Stolen Valor?’

  By Thomas Ruyle Stars and Stripes Published: June 16, 2010 “Stolen Valor” is a term applied to the phenomenon of people falsely claiming military awards or badges they did not earn, service they did not perform, Prisoner of War … Continue reading

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Legion survey to measure effectiveness of PTSD/TBI treatment

The American Legion – July 29, 2015 The American Legion is conducting a national online survey of veterans and their families through Aug. 16 to assess quality, timeliness, access and type of care the Department of Veterans Affairs is providing … Continue reading

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Added new…

The August Flash has been posted. I have also added a photo album along with the opportunity to become a subscriber to our postings. Enjoy and feel free to comment.

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