Protecting Veteran Halls – AB 1249

Great news! After 3 years we have finally moved a veterans hall property tax exemption bill to the Governor’s desk! This is the time for veterans and their supporters to contact the Governor and ask him to SIGN THE BILL! AB 1249-Gray (Property taxation: exemptions: veterans’ organizations) will bring relief to Veterans Service Organizations who have veterans posts. This bill will also benefit the veterans and community organizations that meet in these locations halls. Currently many vetera...
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San Diego County American Legion Baseball

District 22 Legion Baseball Commissioner  Peter-Rolf Ohnstad sends: At this year's State convention our new District Commander Chris Yates and National Executive Committeeman Ed Grimsley requested that I accept the position of Legion Baseball Commissioner for District 22. My mission is to reintroduce American Legion sponsored baseball in San Diego County.  Essentially we have to reinvent ourselves in bringing back to our region what was once a very proud tradition.  This mission is fully within...
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Help Fellow Legionnaires affected by Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey is predicted to be the costliest natural disaster in U.S. History and is affecting more than 6,000 American Legion families living in the ravished areas. It is heartbreaking to see people lose their lives, homes, and businesses to the ongoing flooding in Texas. But it’s despicable when scammers exploit such tragedies to appeal to our sense of generosity. If you are looking for a way to give to a reputable organization that will use your money as promised, the National Commander ...
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VA Education & Training

Our District Service Officer, Bud Lichtenstern has coordinated VA education training for all interested Legionnaires, dependents and spouses. The training will be conducted by the Department Service Officer, Scott McKee on Saturday, 25 March 2017 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at The American Legion Post 731 in Linda Vista. Scott will cover VA Healthcare, VA benefits, GI Bill/Education Benefits, recent changes to the veterans-benefit claims & appeals process, VA Memorial & Survivor Benefits and...
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Leadership Training

5th Area Vice Commander of the Son's of The American Legion, Bill Hernandez, announces that they will conduct Leadership Training open to all American Legion Family Members on 18 February at Post 731 from 0900 to 1400. Training will include; Basic Squadron Operations, Leadership, Member Management, How to Properly Run a Meeting, Advisor Training and Post & Squadron Relationships. Continental Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.  
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