Legion Day at Boys State in Aberdeen, SD

State Commander Tim Jurgens has designated Thursday, June 4, 2015, as Legion Day at Boys State on the campus of Northern State University in Aberdeen.  Everyone is welcome to come to Boys State to witness our youth in action

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Huron to Host 97th Annual State Convention

Crossroads Hotel and Huron Event Center will be the site of the 97th Department Convention scheduled for June 25-28,

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Reimbursement available for honors conducted after July 1, 2015

        DATE:             April 13, 2015 TO:                  South Dakota Veterans Council FROM:            Larry Zimmerman, Secretary SUBJECT:      Military Funeral Honors Stipend Reimbursement Request During the 2015 South Dakota Legislative Session, legislators were successful in securing funding to reimburse congressionally chartered veterans service organizations for their services in conducting military funeral honors. Reimbursement will be available for honors conducted after July 1, 2015. Reimbursement [&hellip

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Burke, SD Youth 2015 Oratorical Champion

Esther Swift of Burke, SD, is the 2015 South Dakota American Legion Oratorical Champion and will advance to compete in the National American Legion Finals in Indianapolis, Indiana in April, 2015.  Esther is pictured at far right next to Commander Jurgens

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Posts Requested to Document Histories

The 100th Anniversary Committee has requested that all American Legion Posts document their Posts histories

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Legion Day at Boys State in Aberdeen, SD

State Commander Tim Jurgens has designated Thursday, June 4, 2015, as Legion Day at Boys State on the campus of Northern State University in Aberdeen.  Everyone is welcome to come to Boys State to witness our youth in action

Huron Event Center
Huron to Host 97th Annual State Convention

Crossroads Hotel and Huron Event Center will be the site of the 97th Department Convention scheduled for June 25-28,

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Reimbursement available for honors conducted after July 1, 2015

        DATE:             April 13, 2015 TO:                  South Dakota Veterans Council FROM:            Larry Zimmerman, Secretary SUBJECT:      Military Funeral Honors Stipend Reimbursement Request During the 2015 South Dakota Legislative Session, legislators were successful in securing funding to reimburse congressionally chartered veterans service organizations for their services in conducting military funeral honors. Reimbursement will be available for honors conducted after July 1, 2015. Reimbursement [&hellip

IMG_1737 2015 Oratory Winners - Copy
Burke, SD Youth 2015 Oratorical Champion

Esther Swift of Burke, SD, is the 2015 South Dakota American Legion Oratorical Champion and will advance to compete in the National American Legion Finals in Indianapolis, Indiana in April, 2015.  Esther is pictured at far right next to Commander Jurgens

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Posts Requested to Document Histories

The 100th Anniversary Committee has requested that all American Legion Posts document their Posts histories