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Contact Your Representative: Action Alert: The American Legion Coin Bill
(June 29, 2017) The American Legion has a golden opportunity. Well, silver and gold actually. With your help, we can encourage Congress to mark The American Legion's 2019 Centennial with limited edition, exquisitely crafted commemorative coins. Not only will these coins raise public awareness about the greatest veterans organization in the country, proceeds from their sale will raise funds for our outstanding programs. A bipartisan group in Congress is now gathering support for The American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act. This legislation, if passed, would honor the Legion for its 100 years of service to our nation's heroes by directing the U.S. Mint to issue a variety of special limited edition commemorative coins available for purchase during 2019. Congress only authorizes two coins per year and one has already been awarded for 2019, so there's only one left. But the Legion has strong competition and we need your help to get this done! Please ask your representative and senators to join Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., Sen Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., Rep Phil Roe, R-Tenn., and Rep. Tim Walz, D-Minn., as cosponsors of this important legislation by sending the prepared message below. The House bill is H.R. 2519 and the Senate bill is S. 1182. The American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Actprovides Congress with a valuable way to thank the Legion for its service to our nation, and to invest in our shared values. We cannot afford to miss this vital opportunity for Congress to recognize the great work of The American Legion! Please contact your Members of Congress now. (If received by email, scroll up and click the Take Action link, otherwise see below and send a prepared message to Congress. Also, Like this on Facebook.)
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Peters, Stabenow Applaud Senate Passage of Legislation to Honor Michigan Veteran Bill Would Name Traverse City VA Clinic for Medal of Honor Recipient and Traverse City Area Native Colonel Demas T. Craw
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 2, 2016Allison Green (Peters)202-834-2281Media@peters.senate.govMiranda Margowsky (Stabenow)202-224-1437 WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow today applauded unanimous Senate passage of legislation they introduced to name the Traverse City Veterans Affairs (VA) Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) after Army Colonel Demas T. Craw, a Traverse City-area native and Medal of Honor recipient. The bill now heads to the House of Representatives, where Congressman Benishek has introduced similar legislation. "Colonel Demas Craw laid his life on the line and made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country," said Senator Peters, a former Lt. Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve. "Naming this clinic in his honor will e…
Listed below are the events I have for the next 14 days here in the Metro Detroit area, of which there is 4 new items. You can also go to the Legion 328 website to download any flyer for these future events at http://www.legionpost328.org/events.html If your group has an event benefiting veterans, or you hear of an event, please share with me so I can share with the veteran community. I would rather get an event 3 times than not at all!
Listed below are the events I have for the next 14 days here in the Metro Detroit area, of which there is 1 new item. You can also go to the Legion 328 website to download any flyer for these future events at http://www.legionpost328.org/events.htmlIf your group has an event benefiting veterans, or you hear of an event, please share with me so I can share with the veteran community. I would rather get an event 3 times than not at all!