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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100th Anniversary of The American Legion

Legacy Meets Vision The American Legion Centennial Celebration is not only about honoring the past 100 years of our history, but also preparing to continue our legacy of service. Events and activities at posts all around the world will showcase The American Legion “Still Serving America.” – See more at: http://centennial.legion.org

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“I Got One” Membership Pin

This is the second of five years for the “I Got One” membership pin. Recruit a new member into The American Legion and you will receive the pin.   Click on this link to download the form >> I Got One cap pins form

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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

We the People
Posts Requested to Document Histories

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

100th pic
100th Anniversary of The American Legion

Legacy Meets Vision The American Legion Centennial Celebration is not only about honoring the past 100 years of our history, but also preparing to continue our legacy of service. Events and activities at posts all around the world will showcase The American Legion “Still Serving America.” – See more at: http://centennial.legion.org

I got One Pin Blue
“I Got One” Membership Pin

This is the second of five years for the “I Got One” membership pin. Recruit a new member into The American Legion and you will receive the pin.   Click on this link to download the form >> I Got One cap pins form