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Veterans Strengthening America

How We Strengthen America?

8 Million

Approximate amount in American Legion National Emergency Fund grants issued to veterans who have endured devastating losses caused by natural disasters since the NEF was established in 1989

Newsletter 04/01/2023 Issue 4


See what's happening this month.


See the flyers

3 Card Challenge/ Karaoke

will be canceled on Sunday, April 16th due to the function hall being booked with a private function


CBG Madness will be returning again to the Legion featuring Memphis Lightning on June 24th. Tickets for Sale and a Flyer will be available soon.

Read about the event from last year!



2023-2024 Voting of New Officers

Elections will be held on April 17th for the SAL and April 18th for the ALA and the Legionnaires. Write-ins are allowed on the ballot. All members must vote in person, be a member in good standing for 2023, and can only vote for the branch they are associated with. Times for voting are as follows and all ballots will be tabulated during the general meetings that day.

SAL - Voting from 12pm - 5:30pm (4/17)

LEGION- Voting from 12pm - 6pm (4/18)

ALA- Voting from 12pm - 6pm (4/18)

*Ballot is subject to change*

Legion Ballot
ALA Ballot
SAL Ballot


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New Officers Page

There is a new Officers page on the website that lists all Officers per branch See More

Legion urges making VET-TEC program permanent

Read More

The Maine Legionnaire

February 2023 Newsletter - Read More

Post/ Legions Events Coming Up within the State- Read More

The latest ALA Chatter

March 29, 2023 Newsletter - Read More

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District 1 (ALA) and District 2 (Legion) Past President/ Past Commander Dinner & District Meeting

Dinner and District Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 11th at Post 86 in Gray. Social Hour will begin at 5pm with Dinner at 6pm - District Meeting will immediately follow after dinner. Reservation Deadline is April 4th - Registration Form Here

American Legion Family Joint Testimonial

Dinner and Program will be held on Saturday, May 20th at Post 24 in Rumford. Social Hour will begin at 4pm with Dinner at 5pm - The program will immediately follow after dinner. Reservation Deadline is May 5th - More Information Here

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