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Legion Member, Veteran, Female Author!
Barrington, NH — American Legion Post 114 member Christy Piper recently finished writing her first book Girl, You Deserve More:..
First All Female Veteran Color Guard
Members of American Legion Post 30 in Lincolnton NC has led parades in Lincolnton for many years. Recently we have..
Nana Aba- The Empowered African Queen Voicing the Truths of a Nation
Nana Aba Article for The African Magazine written by Nana Aba Life has challenged me numerous times, testing me with all manner..
1st Woman Veteran installed into 1St District of Georgia
Casey Nash, 38, will lead the way in her district as being the 1ST Woman to be installed as 1ST..
The other Women in Vietnam - The Proud Enlisted
In 1965 W.A.C.s (Women Army Corps) were assigned to Saigon, Vietnam. From 1966 to 1973 about a thousand women were..
Phyllis Gallant - Auburn Mass - Turns 100 years old
WW2 US Navy Veteran Phyllis Gallant Turned 100 years old on March 8, 2021. Member of the Worcester All Women's..
Integrated Basic Training
The Colony, TX
I went to Basic Training at Ft. Dix, NJ from the end of May through Mid July, 1981. I was..
Therese Agnes Hughes traces the history of U.S. women Veterans from WWII to the..
“In a Heartbeat”. In her debut book, Hughes features 113 women Veterans serving in all of the U.S. military branches..
Veteran/Woman Superior Court Judge Elected
Sharonda Amamillo is an AL member in THurston County (WO4) in the Army Reserves...
Robin's Home-Supportive Housing for Women Veterans and their Children
Robin’s Home Housing for Homeless Women Veterans and their Children U.S. Army Veteran Mary Chitwood worked with a variety of non-profit..
Michigan veteran fights for visibility of all servicewomen, credits Legion for identifying as veteran
As a woman in the service in the mid-1970s, Theresa Robinson remembers the catcalls, the vulgar comments, the crude jokes...
Vigil to support victims of sexual trauma in military
PLYMOUTH — On April 22, 20-year-old Pfc. Vanessa Guillen was reported missing at Fort Hood Army Base in Texas. For..
Post 1214 Honors Women Whose Names Appear On Vietnam Memorial Wall
The Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall returned to American Legion Post 639 in Springfield, Missouri July 2-6, 2020. The Wall, which..
WE NEED TO DO MORE TO HELP HOMELESS FEMALE VETERANS
I recently was forwarded a job position for a Homeless Veteran Social Worker position with the VA in Myrtle Beach..
Maryland Governor and Francis Scott Key Post 11 honor Women Veterans
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Francis Scott Key Post 11 honor Women Veterans on this day with a Citation for..
Korean War Veteran Rita Jordan Honored During COVID-19 Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the lives of so many - including those who live in nursing homes, assisted living..
Local Business Creates Fundraiser to Help Homeless Veterans - Journey of a Homeless Female..
The TRIB Group held their annual tradeshow convention in Atlanta this past February to kick off the 2020 sales season...
Navy Reservist crowned Miss Black San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO, TX
SAN ANTONIO – (March 1, 2020) To assist young ladies with displaying their total beauty, five contestants participated in the..
WWII Navy Vet turns 100
Celebrating the 100th Birthday of Navy Veteran Anna Miller.
100th Birthday and First Female Member of American Legion in Raleigh, N.C. - Anne..
Help us celebrate the 100th Birthday of Anne Capucille. Anne was born on December 31, 1919. She is a WWII..
Francis Scott Key Post 11 awards membership to 99-year-0ld WWII Navy veteran
Francis Scott Key Post Past Commander Keith Clevenger in conjunction with Commander Dave Swiderski and the Post Executive Board will..
Women Veterans Showcase Military Scarecrows at Arts and Crafts Festival
Cider Days on Historic Walnut Street Arts & Crafts Festival is a long-standing tradition in Springfield, Missouri, attracting approximately 10,000..
Francis Scott Key Post 11 commemorates Its own women veterans on the anniversary of..
Francis Scott Key Post 11 Commander Keith Clevenger honored the Post's women veterans at a dinner held June 13th 2019..
"A History Making Servant Leader, still Serving"
Legionnaire Tynetta W. Runnels has been a community advocate / stakeholder in Dallas, Texas since 2003, when she was medically..
From Stilettos to Combat Boots and then again
I joined the military at age 29, I was married with a son who was about to turn 10 the..
One of first five women to be stationed at NAVCOMSTA Ponce Puerto, Rico..
We had just finished our schooling, for me it was Radiomen "A" school in Bainbridge, MD. We all arrived about..
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