Legion Day at the Capitol

The day selected to host the annual Legislative Reception is Wednesday, February 6, 2019. The day will begin with a luncheon for the Boys State Governor Seamus Duffy of Sioux Falls and Girls State Governor Calico Ducheneaux of Mobridge along with their parents and Department leader-ship. Following the luncheon, the governors will be taken to the Capitol to visit and [&hellip

Legion Day at the Capitol Legion Day at the Capitol

Midwinter Conference

Midwinter is right around the corner, February 8-10, 2019, and we’re looking forward to seeing all our Legion family again. If you haven’t already made your hotel reservations, the conference will take place at the Spearfish Holiday Inn and Convention Center–please call (605) 642-4683 to reach the front desk. A full agenda can be viewed on the link below: http://www.sdlegion.org/events/midwinter-conference

Midwinter Conference Midwinter Conference

National Commander Brett Reistad Visit to South Dakota

National Commander Brett Reistad will be visiting the Department of South Dakota from November  5th thru the 9th.  Below are links of his schedule with a contact list to RSVP for events that involve meals at the Host Post. Please pass this information to all veterans and Legionnaires in South Dakota and invite them in to hear the National Commander [&hellip

National Commander Brett Reistad Visit to South Dakota National Commander Brett Reistad Visit to South Dakota

Fall District Meeting Dates Set

All Districts have submitted their locations and times for their respective Fall District Meeting. The schedule is: September 15 – (Saturday) District 2 – Rapid City Post 22, Social at 11:00 a.m., Lunch at 12:00 noon, Meeting at 1:00 p.m. Auxiliary will meet in Post Home. September 16 – (Sunday) District 1 – Lemmon Post 66, Joint District Meeting at [&hellip

District Oratory Contest Dates Set

DISTRICT ORATORY CONTESTS DIST. 1 – (Butte, Corson, Dewey, Harding, Lawrence, Meade, Perkins, Ziebach counties) Chair: Ken Sabers, (ksabers@rushmore.com) 1908 Butte View Dr., Sturgis, SD 57785. District Contest to be held at Sturgis American Legion Post 33, Jan. 6, 2019, 1:00pm. Storm date, Jan. 13, same time and place. DIST. 2 – (Bennett, Custer, Fall River, Haakon, Jackson, Jones, Mellette, [&hellip

Legion Day at the Capitol

The day selected to host the annual Legislative Reception is Wednesday, February 6, 2019. The day will begin with a luncheon for the Boys State Governor Seamus Duffy of Sioux Falls and Girls State Governor Calico Ducheneaux of Mobridge along with their parents and Department leader-ship. Following the luncheon, the governors will be taken to the Capitol to visit and [&hellip

Midwinter Conference

Midwinter is right around the corner, February 8-10, 2019, and we’re looking forward to seeing all our Legion family again. If you haven’t already made your hotel reservations, the conference will take place at the Spearfish Holiday Inn and Convention Center–please call (605) 642-4683 to reach the front desk. A full agenda can be viewed on the link below: http://www.sdlegion.org/events/midwinter-conference

National Commander Brett Reistad Visit to South Dakota

National Commander Brett Reistad will be visiting the Department of South Dakota from November  5th thru the 9th.  Below are links of his schedule with a contact list to RSVP for events that involve meals at the Host Post. Please pass this information to all veterans and Legionnaires in South Dakota and invite them in to hear the National Commander [&hellip

Fall District Meeting Dates Set

All Districts have submitted their locations and times for their respective Fall District Meeting. The schedule is: September 15 – (Saturday) District 2 – Rapid City Post 22, Social at 11:00 a.m., Lunch at 12:00 noon, Meeting at 1:00 p.m. Auxiliary will meet in Post Home. September 16 – (Sunday) District 1 – Lemmon Post 66, Joint District Meeting at [&hellip

District Oratory Contest Dates Set

DISTRICT ORATORY CONTESTS DIST. 1 – (Butte, Corson, Dewey, Harding, Lawrence, Meade, Perkins, Ziebach counties) Chair: Ken Sabers, (ksabers@rushmore.com) 1908 Butte View Dr., Sturgis, SD 57785. District Contest to be held at Sturgis American Legion Post 33, Jan. 6, 2019, 1:00pm. Storm date, Jan. 13, same time and place. DIST. 2 – (Bennett, Custer, Fall River, Haakon, Jackson, Jones, Mellette, [&hellip

Brett Reistad Elected National Commander

Brett P. Reistad was elected national commander of The American Legion on Aug. 30, 2018, in Minneapolis during the organization’s 100th national convention. He has been a member of the nation’s largest veterans organization since 1981. A resident of Manassas, Va., Reistad is a life member and past commander of Post 270 in McLean. The Department of Virginia reached an [&hellip

Dennis Brenden Elected 2018-2019 Department Commander

Dennis Brenden, of Watertown, was elected as the 2018-2019 Department Commander of The American Legion Department of South Dakota during the closing moments of the 100th Annual Department Convention in Spearfish, SD on June 10, 2018. Brenden was nominated by Paul Evenson of Garretson, and his nomination was seconded by Larry Price of Redfield. Denny Brenden graduated from High School [&hellip

Post Online Membership Processing in MyLegion.org

Fellow Legionnaires, As of April 2 2018 All Posts Adjutants will be able to log into MyLegion.org and process memberships for their post online! Please remember this is Optional and not Mandatory The “Process Membership” feature in MyLegion allows American Legion Post Adjutants to: Renew Existing Members Add new members and transfer-in existing members from other Posts. (NOTE: Posts can [&hellip

Department of South Dakota American Legion Centennial Coin

Above is the actual picture of our Centennial coin, with a delivery of 1,000 coins coming in around January 7, 2018.  The coin is a 2” design with 3D images of Mount Rushmore and the American Legion symbol on one side and Legion Baseball and the American Legion Symbol on the other Legionnaire’s who want to pre-order the centennial coin [&hellip

2018 MidWinter Conference at Oacoma, SD

The 2018 MidWinter Conference is scheduled to be held in Oacoma, SD, Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center at Cedar Shore, on February 16-18, 2018. Click here for more info: 2018 MidWinter Conference