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Illinois Post 1170 reaches out to membership
Round Lake Park, IL
I was voted the new adjutant for my post very recently. I've been a member for 15 years but was..
Family of Legionnaires
Kissimmee , FL
After the loss of my wife, our 21 years came to a sudden and abrupt end. My family of Legionnaires..
Buddy Check bags packed and delivered to local veterans with Valentines!
The American Legion Family in Valhalla, N.Y., provided Buddy Checks and meal assistance bags. The bags were packed and delivered..
The health of a post
West Palm Beach, FL
I read about the Buddy Check program in a copy of my Legion magazine and said to myself, “Our post..
Red Bank, NY
My friend Nick joined the Marines when he was 18 and was deployed to Korea in the early 1950s. While fighting..
Buddy Check Challenge
The Department of Massachusetts 4th District is laying down a challenge to all posts, for each member to reach out..
American Legion post reaches out to veterans through Buddy Check program
Cape Coral, FL
At the beginning of June, the chair of the Marketing Committee initiated the second 2020-2021 Buddy Check program with the..
Buddy Checks are a team effort
Las Vegas, NV
Since the pandemic began, members from Paradise Post 149 and ALA Unit 149 in Las Vegas have been reaching out..
My first Buddy Check
I am pretty new to the Legion, so I didn’t really know what I was going to say to these..
Operation Battle Buddy: Taking care of our own
By Patricia A. Douglas, Post 911 public affairs coordinator With the COVID-19 virus breakout of 2020 and subsequent quarantine, many veterans..
Oro Valley, AZ
American Legion Oro Valley (Ariz.) Post 132 has been conducting targeted member Buddy Checks for years, with the emphasis on..
Local veteran organizations step up to help veterans obtain COVID-19 rental assistance
If you are a veteran, there currently are rent assistance funds being made available through the Supportive Services for Veterans..
Legionnaire Buddy Check by another Legionnaire
Pebble Beach, CA
I wanted to say a special thank-you to Mario/Anastasia Gonzalez from Carmel (Calif.) Post 512. I have been struggling with..
Visiting the local nursing home
Lake City, MN
Back in the pre-pandemic days (prior to March 2020), I decided to visit our local nursing home and identify any..
County veterans conduct homeless outreach when state cancels National Point in Time count
Jan. 25, 2021, was supposed to be the start of the HUD National Homeless Point in Time (PIT) Count across..
Post 81 (Ripley. Miss.)
Buddy Check works for Tippah County. Starting out the year with 117 members, we are now at 147 and 100..
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