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U.S. military hospital at forefront of saving lives | The Marion Star | marionstar.com

U.S. military hospital at forefront of saving lives | The Marion Star | marionstar.com The American Legion Department of Michigan represents over 70,000 members in the State of Michigan. TheAmerican Legion was founded in 1919, based on “The Four Pillars”; veteran rehabilitation, Americanism, childwelfare, and national security and continued above all its mission as a consumers’ advocate for veterans. For more information contact the Michigan Legion at 517-371-4720 ext 16, mark@michiganlegion.org, or visit our website at www.michiganlegion.org.

Snyder wants improved access to health care for state vets - MiningJournal.net | News, Sports, Jobs, Marquette Information | The Mining Journal

Snyder wants improved access to health care for state vets - MiningJournal.net | News, Sports, Jobs, Marquette Information | The Mining Journal The American Legion Veteran Service Office is ready to assist all veterans with their possible VA claim. Contact our Service Office at 313-964-6640 for assistance. The American Legion Department of Michigan represents over 70,000 members in the State of Michigan. TheAmerican Legion was founded in 1919, based on “The Four Pillars”; veteran rehabilitation, Americanism, childwelfare, and national security and continued above all its mission as a consumers’ advocate for veterans. For more information contact the Michigan Legion at 517-371-4720 ext 16, mark@michiganlegion.org, or visit our website at www.michiganlegion.org.

Legionnaire Al Ford Presented Award at National Convention

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Al Ford, Past State Commander, and current Post Development Committee was present with an award in appreciation for his dedication to the American Legion.  Chairman Ford has helped to revitalize over 100 posts over the years.  Great Job Al!!!!


The American Legion Department of Michigan represents over 70,000 members in the State of Michigan. The American Legion was founded in 1919, based on “The Four Pillars”; veteran rehabilitation, Americanism, child welfare, and national security and continued above all its mission as a consumers’ advocate for veterans. For more information contact the Michigan Legion at 517-371-4720 ext 16, mark@michiganlegion.org, or visit our website at www.michiganlegion.org.

Michigan Legion - 4th District Association Presents a Check

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Lansing, MI - Today Lyle Shanks of the 4th District Association of the American Legion Department of Michigan presented a check for $539.40 for the Departments Tabs for Tots program.  This money will be used, combined with other tab funds, to provide pediatric equipment to a Michigan hospitals and/or ambulance services.

Thank you 4th District.

The American Legion Department of Michigan represents over 70,000 members in the State of Michigan. The American Legion was founded in 1919, based on “The Four Pillars”; veteran rehabilitation, Americanism, child welfare, and national security and continued above all its mission as a consumers’ advocate for veterans. For more information contact the Michigan Legion at 517-371-4720 ext 16, mark@michiganlegion.org, or visit our website at www.michiganlegion.org.

American Legion Department of Michigan VA&R Division Awarded National Award

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The American Legion Department VA&R Division was awarded the William F. Lenker National American Legion Service Award for 2011 at the National Convention held in Minneapolis MN on Wednesday August 31, 2011.   The award was presented by National Commander Jimmy Foster, Alaska.  Accepting the award for the Department was James C. Topps, VA&R Director, State Commander William Hafeman, State Adjutant Patrick Lafferty, State VA&R Chairman Raymond Moore, National Jr. Vice Commander John Mella, Past National Commanders Thomas P. Cadmus and Robert Sponogle. 

Labor Day Weekend Event 2011

Labor Day parade

Clarkston holds its annual Labor Day Parade beginning at 10 a.m. Monday at Renaissance High School, 6558 Waldon Road, travels down Church Street, Main Street, Miller Road and ends at Holcomb Street. Karen Newman, who sings the national anthem for the Detroit Red Wings, will perform on Main Street between Church and Washington streets. The Clarkston Rotary Club sponsors the parade. The parade includes the Clarkston High School marching band, antique fire trucks, classic cars and gymnastic clubs. The Campbell-Richmond American Legion color guard will do a 21-gun salute.