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The 2021 Department Oratorical Contest will be held on Saturday, 6 March 2021 at 10:00 AM
at the American Legion Department Headquarters on 7th and Victory Street, Little Rock.

Mountain Home Post 52’s American Legion Family decided to do something to help:
create their own food pantry for local veterans and active-duty military families
in need of food assistance.

National Legion history contests postponed until May
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The last Tuesday of each month, American Legion National Headquarters staff will present
60 to 90-minute sessions on topics aimed at post commanders and adjutants.
Each session will be recorded and made available for later viewing.


Join live event at:  www.legion.org/training/training-tuesdays

If Posts need any masks for their Post I have received a shipment from National Headquarters
and they are available to the Posts if they need some. They come in packs of 50. 
Please contact Department Headquarters for more information

New Procedures for Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA)
with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Application

This is a very positive message to let people know you care
and are proactive during these challenging times!

Legislation to end means testing for WWII Veterans

The American Legion Legislative Division out of the Washington DC Office is working on legislation to end means testing for WWII Veterans and your Senators have expressed interest in introducing a bill that would accomplish that.
They have asked for us to get anecdotal evidence of WWII Veterans who have been denied or been dropped from the VA system in their home states. We would like to request that you reach out to the legionnaires in your respective states to see if any of your legionnaires have experienced this problem and would like to share their stories.
A link is provided < HERE > to the letter The American Legion sent to VA Secretary Wilkie, The American Legion Resolution stating our stance, and a one pager on what we are trying to do to solve this problem.

Contact Department Adjutant Bob Renner at The American Legion Department of Arkansas Headquarters at 
1-877-243-9799 or 1-501-375-1104 with information, or for more information.

National Headquarters Authorized Forms for Post and/or Squadron Charter Cancellations



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Arkansas Legion Family polo shirts
are now available to purchase.

The red shirt will be offered with a left breast pocket and in a ladies cut without the pocket. These 3-button shirts are a 50/50 blend of cotton and polyester.  The State Diamond is embroidered on the right side.  Legion Family is stitched on the left side above the pocket and on the left sleeve.

Net proceeds from the sale of these shirts support the Department of Arkansas Legion Family programs.

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P.O. Box 3280 -- 7th & Victory Street Little Rock, AR 72203
Toll Free/Mobil Link: 1-877-243-9799
501-375-1104 -- Fax: 501-375-4236
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Department of Arkansas
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The December 2020 issue of
"The Arkansas Legionnaire" 

Legion, Auxiliary & SAL emblems courtesy of The American Legion National Headquarters, Indianapolis, IN
Department of Arkansas Headquarters building photo courtesy of Past Department Commander Jake Greeling
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