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Go to From the Editor: What do members get for their dues?

From the Editor: What do members get for their dues?

I received a question from the adjutant of Spicer Post 545. What do I tell prospective members when I ask them to join, and they reply, “What do I get for my dues?”

Go to Mail Call: 1 TV station, 1 VSO covered Veterans Day on the Hill

Mail Call: 1 TV station, 1 VSO covered Veterans Day on the Hill

The annual Veterans Day on the Hill is a time for us to celebrate veterans issues in Minnesota.

Go to Commander: Keep on the sunny side of the Legion

Commander: Keep on the sunny side of the Legion

I want to start off the article by getting something off my chest. I’ve been talking all year about how we need to be open to new ideas, and to not be afraid to try new things.

Go to Auxiliary President: Melrose, Minneapolis, Montevideo and Memorial Day

Auxiliary President: Melrose, Minneapolis, Montevideo and Memorial Day

Let us all continue to remove the stigmatism of not talking about suicide and share that it’s OK not to be OK. A: Ask the important question. Are you thinking of killing yourself? L: Listen to what they are saying. R: Reach out and get them help. You be the one to dial 988 and be their ears if they are not willing to make that call.

Go to SAL Detachment Commander: Learn something new every day

SAL Detachment Commander: Learn something new every day

I was taught this lesson by the man who became one of my mentors and best friends. RIP, Bud!

Go to Mail Call: Legionnaire needs to keep print edition

Mail Call: Legionnaire needs to keep print edition

In reading the letter regarding putting the Legionnaire online, I have some comments. 

ALR Director: Fund 85 Run to start in Pipestone

Happy spring! I had a great time in Montgomery earlier this month for the Appreciation Rally. This was the last rally of this Legion year. Boy, has this year gone by fast.

Go to Mail call: Letter about taking a knee was spot-on

Mail call: Letter about taking a knee was spot-on

Many thanks to fellow veteran Jeff Miller and his letter to the editor, “Taking knee is disrespectful to war dead,” in the March 2024 issue.

Go to Minnesota Boys State is June 9-15; register now

Minnesota Boys State is June 9-15; register now

There is still time for young men to register to take part in this event. Doing so at www.mnboysstate.org, they can find valuable information about the week ahead of them.