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Wreaths Across America
Dec 14, 2020
Prayer Requests
Apr 8, 2020
Coronavirus Updates
Mar 17, 2020
Prayer Requests
Jan 25, 2020
Passing of Mike Tucker
Aug 13, 2019
Passing of Paul Aust
Jul 6, 2019
Ham Radio Class
Jun 7, 2019
Junior SAL Campout!!!!
Apr 30, 2019
Happy Thanksgiving
Nov 21, 2018
Fall Conference
Oct 23, 2018
Schedule Changes
Sep 24, 2018
LaQuinta Hotel rooms
Aug 8, 2018
PDC Dean Jarman
Aug 3, 2018
Update PDC Dean Jarman
Jul 30, 2018
Prayer Requests
Apr 22, 2018
Spring Conference
Mar 22, 2018
Homecoming Banquet
Mar 18, 2018
VA Hospital Visit
Feb 24, 2018
Passing of Doug Murphy
Jan 17, 2018
Passing of Hazel Akins
Jan 10, 2018
SAL College Reminder
Nov 2, 2017
V.A. & R opportunities
Oct 25, 2017
Fall Conference Info
Sep 25, 2017
Prayer Requests
Jul 26, 2017
Prayer for Doug Murphy
Jul 26, 2017
Prayer Requests
Jul 6, 2017
Hal Stillings Update
May 31, 2017
Prayer Request
May 31, 2017
Prayer Requests
May 21, 2017
Blairsville Clinic
May 4, 2017
Sad News
Apr 13, 2017
Passing of Paul Mamay
Mar 4, 2017
Prayers for Paul Mamay
Jan 23, 2017
Passing of Nini Lynch
Jan 11, 2017
Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov 24, 2016
Call to Action
Nov 6, 2016
Sherry Davis Update
Oct 5, 2016
Wreaths Across America
Aug 12, 2016
Citation for Heroism
Jul 28, 2016
Prayers for Ed Kennedy
Jun 27, 2016
Merv Gunderson update
Apr 26, 2016
Passing of Leon White
Dec 20, 2015
Nov 9, 2015
Governor to Sign Veterans Day in GA Proclamation
On Wednesday, Governor Nathan Deal will continue a 61-year tradition by issuing a proclamation formally declaring Veterans Day in Georgia.
Oct 27, 2015
676 RENEWALS away!
We are only .189% from being at 100% That equates to 676 RENEWALS away!
Aug 22, 2015
Walk for Veterans
Aug 5, 2015
In Memory of Lance Corporal Skip Wells
Lance Corporal Skip Wells, age 21, of Marietta, passed away July 16, 2015.
Jul 23, 2015
Passing of PNVC Larry "Danny" McIntyre
I'm sorry to pass along to you that Past National Vice Commander (1991-1992) and Past National Children & Youth Chairmen (1995), Larry "Danny" McIntyre from Nebraska passed away on July 11, 2015.
Jul 21, 2015
Youth programs take center stage
American Legion programs help young people grow into leaders. But they need your assistance to succeed.
Jul 17, 2015
Purple Heart Ceremony - Johns Creek
National Purple Heart Day at 10am on Friday, 7 August on our 4 acre Veterans Memorial in Newtown Park off Old Alabama Road, Johns Creek, GA.
Jul 17, 2015
Team Georgia Day
Jun 21, 2015
Prayers for Joe Harmon
May 16, 2015
Obituary for Past Detachment Cmdr. Michael Dewey
MARTINEZ, Ga. - Michael J. Dewey, 47 of Martinez, Georgia, left on his final ride December 10, 2014, after a long struggle with Colon Cancer.
Dec 11, 2014
Passing of Past Detachment Commander Michael Dewey
On behalf of Detachment Commander Zeste C. Debro, it is will great sadness that we announce the passing of Past Detachment Commander (2010-2011) Michael Dewey who passed away after a courageous battle with cancer.
Dec 10, 2014
Past Nat Cmdr Bob Turner Elected to Hall of Fame
Past National Commander of the American Legion, Robert Turner, from the Department of Georgia, will be honored at the 2nd Annual Sons of The American Legion Hall of Fame.
Sep 9, 2014
Passing of Charles French - Alternate NEC
Our friend and comrade Charles French passed away early last evening. He will be missed. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.
Sep 1, 2014
Homeless Veterans Stand Down on Sat., October 4
The Atlanta VAMC will be hosting the Homeless Veterans Stand Down on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 7:30-3:30 pm. This will be our fifth year hosting Stand Down on the grounds of the Atlanta VA Medical Center.
Aug 6, 2014
Obituary for Martha Thurmond
Martha Thurmond, an American Patriot, passed away peacefully with her family at her bedside Tuesday, April 29, 2014. She was born August 21, 1931 in Atlanta, the daughter of the late Mr. Eugene Gilbert Brooks and the late Mrs. Hazel Collier Puckett Brooks. She was a homemaker and devoted to her family. She was a life member of the American Legion Auxiliary, VFW, and volunteered at the Veterans Administration. Hobbies included playing bingo and watching Jeopardy. She was of the Presbyterian Faith.
May 2, 2014
Obituary for Edward L. “Spanky” Van Houten, Jr.
Patriotic, honorable, giving; these words depict the character of Ed Van Houten. For years, Ed was active in serving the Village of Bellville, and was instrumental in organizing Bellville’s Memorial Day and Fourth of July Parades. His efforts made “The Valley” a better place to live. Without pain or discomfort, Edward L. “Spanky” Van Houten, Jr. peacefully passed away at home on Sunday morning March 16, 2014. He was 61.
Mar 17, 2014
Consolidated Report Form Tips
Use these tips when completing the Consolidated Report Form Remember, you will receive one and only one Form Please use it and don’t lose it.
Mar 15, 2014
2014 Legion Birthday Speech
Principles not politics. That is what The American Legion has always been about and it is why we are the most respected and successful veterans service organization in the country.
Mar 10, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
Calling all VOLUNTEERS | IHOP Pancake Day
On March 4, 2014, IHOP is partnering with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in celebration of IHOP’s National Pancake Day. This event relies heavily on volunteer support, and this year you can help.
Feb 24, 2014
In Memory of Agnes Sasser Harrell
Agnes Sasser Harrell, 93, of Bainbridge, GA, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at her residence.
Feb 12, 2014
Loss of an Icon
Feb 11, 2014
Detachment DEC Meeting
Jan 16, 2014
Merry Christmas!
Dec 24, 2013
Funeral arrangements for Past Dept. Cmdr. Al Smith
Mr. William A. "Al" Smith, Sr., age 69, passed away early Monday at Candler Hospital. He was a native and longtime resident of Thunderbolt, GA and retired as a Captain from Savannah Fire and Emergency Services. Mr. Smith was a decorated Vietnam Veteran First Cav. and was a recipient of Chatham County Veteran of the Year. He was Vice Chairman of National Homeless and Unemployment Commission, Past American Legion Post 184 Legionnaire of the Year, Past Chef de Gare, and Past Commander of American Legion Post 184. Mr. Smith was a representative of Chatham County VAVS for the Charleston VA Hospital, Chatham County Past Chairman Veteran's Council, First District Commander of Department of Georgia, and State Commander of Department of Georgia. He was a past member of the St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee, Thunderbolt Men's Club, Chairman of Blessing of the Fleet, member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, member of Anavictus Honor Guard of Canada, and the Marine Rescue Squad 3A. Mr. Smith was a Past President of Local 574 IAFF, was an American Legion Liaison for Congressman Jack Kingston, and Director/Staff Department of Georgia Boys State. He was a member of the Thunderbolt Baptist Church and a volunteer with the Thunderbolt Fire Department.
Dec 11, 2013
Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov 28, 2013
A Veterans Day Poem
Nov 8, 2013
32nd Annual Veterans Day Parade in Atlanta
In 2013, the Georgia Veterans Day Parade Association of Atlanta, Inc. (GVDPA) celebrates 32 years of positively impacting Georgia Veterans and the community with its mission - to honor, support and thank all who have served and are currently serving in our military. We accomplish these goals by hosting the Nation's largest Veterans Day Parade, promoting the truth that freedom is not free and exhibiting the belief of freedom through service.
Nov 7, 2013
National Commander Daniel M. (Dan) Dellinger of Virginia will make his official visit to our Department on January 23 - 26, 2014.
Oct 24, 2013
Oct 13, 2013
Suicide Prevention Month is underway
Suicide Prevention Month is underway, and I want to update you on the features and resources designed to help spread the word about the confidential support available from the Veterans Crisis Line.
Sep 23, 2013
FEMA and the Ad Council Unveil New Ready Kids PSAs
Sixty percent of Americans self-reported they currently do not have a family emergency plan in case of a natural disaster or other emergency, according to a 2013 national survey conducted by the Ad Council. To encourage parents to engage their children (ages 7-12) in a conversation about preparing for emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters, the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Ad Council unveiled a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) as part of their Ready Kids campaign. The PSAs are launching in advance of the tenth annual National Preparedness Month (NPM).
Sep 18, 2013
Happy Labor Day!
Sep 2, 2013
Invitation to Join the National Preparedness Commu
September is National Preparedness Month and FEMA invites you to join the National Preparedness Community and download the 2013 National Preparedness Month Toolkit.
Aug 28, 2013
Atlanta VA Medical Center Stand Down
I am pleased to announce that the 2013 Atlanta Homeless Veterans Stand Down has been scheduled for Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 7:30 am until 3:30 pm at the Atlanta VA Medical Center
Aug 4, 2013
2013 - 2014 Officers
Jun 24, 2013
Budget cuts would affect POW-MIA recovery ops
The American Legion learned at its Washington Conference Monday that the Department of Defense may have to suspend its overseas efforts to recover the remains of servicemembers who died in combat or as prisoners of war.
Feb 27, 2013
Consolidated Report Form Reporting Tips
Use these tips when completing the Consolidated Report Form Remember, you will receive one and only one Form Please use it and don’t lose it.
Dec 11, 2012
New Blood Donor Program
Starting the week of 9-11-2012, The American Legion Department of Georgia will be holding week long blood drives at Donor Centers all over the state.
Jul 13, 2012