Legion Commander addresses NEC

American Legion National Commander Charles E. Schmidt addresses the National Executive Committee during the 2017 Spring Meetings in Indianapolis, Ind.


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Commander's Message

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VA was experiencing a systemic failure in facilities across the country.


National Emergency Fund (NEF)

My commander’s project will be to raise $1 million for the NEF. It’s a very lofty goal, but one that equates to about 50 cents per member. We can do it. Given the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma, Hurricane Sandy and other hurricanes, and the deadly wild fires in the western states, the question is not if a natural disaster will hit, but when and where. So I encourage you to support fundraisers for this most worthy cause.  Learn more »