TO ALL DISTRICT COMMANDERS - My Brothers and Sisters of the Fighting First Division. I PROMISED YOU that we would have a Division Directory. I Can't Make Good MY PROMISE without Your Cooperation!! Time to start moving on this People. The Directory will make our Legion Life easier!! Do your Damnedest to get Your Post Commanders and Their Adjutant's to get it together ASAP (NOW)
Coming Up this Sunday October 8th. Would be the perfect opportunity to turn this information in to Shepard Kendal Bishop 1st. Division Adjutant.
That said! I have more.
For the Posts in Your Prospective Districts That are not Certified. Commander's don't be bashful, Get on your Post Commander's. It's OKAY!! I SAID SO.
Just a reminder, October 8, 2017 Sunday at 8:AM at Post#974 Of Franklin Park is The First Division's LEADERSHIP SEMINAR!
Also, it may not hurt to get ahead of the game and get your Delegate Dues in as well. Dues, $10. No charge for your Alternates.
Any Questions Don't Hesitate to Call Me. God Bless You!! God Bless America
Looking for a Service Officer – The American Legion is looking for a Service officer in the Chicago area. Description: Assist Veterans/dependents in applying for available federal benefits from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Office by initiating or reopening claims. Previous Experience is helpful, but not necessary [More Info]
American Legion's Dispatch - Agent Orande VA benefits expanded - The Department of Veterans Affairs recently published a new regulation that expands eligibility for some VA benefits for Air Force veterans and Air Force reserve veterans who were exposed to the herbicide Agent Orange through regular and repeated contact with contaminated C-123 aircraft that had been used in Vietnam as part of Operation Ranch Hand (ORH).
Roosevelt University partners with the Department of Education to develop “Veterans Upward Bound” program. In order to find success in today’s society, many veterans are required to enhance their skills. As a result, further education is often the key to starting a second career. Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) is a free-of-charge program (funded by the U.S. Department of Education) that helps veterans, who have not completed a bachelor’s degree, to prepare for enrollment at the college of their choice.
Cook County Military & Veterans Discount Program is announced. We are writing to inform you about an exciting new program being rolled out by the Cook County Recorder of Deeds and the Cook County Department of Veterans Affairs. After Veterans Day, November 11th 2014, we will begin issuing the Cook County Military and Veterans Discount Card. Our goal is create a network of businesses throughout Cook County that offer discounts and incentives to active duty military and veterans, and encourage businesses to offer these discounts year-round.