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Join us in honoring Arkansas' own Medal of Honor Recipient, Sergeant Major Canley on 29 February

The Department Oratorical Contest will be held on Saturday, 29 February 2020 @ 10:00 AM, at the
Bank of American Building, 200 West Capital (Capital and Center Street), Little Rock, Arkansas.
Contestants and spectators need to be in-place by 10 am.  Volunteers need to arrive at 9 a.m.

The Little Rock 5k and 10k will be run Saturday, 29 February, from approximately 0730-1000.
For all volunteers and participants please access Bank of America Building for the Department Oratorical contest on
200 Center Street by exiting off of I-630 onto main Center Street exit.

Media Release

15th Annual Fallen Heroes Ceremony to be held Saturday, 14 March 2020

Motorcyclist Info

The AGRED Foundation will once again be hosting it’s annual
Fishing Tournament for Wounded Patriots
of Arkansas and Louisiana on beautiful Lake Erling on 17 & 18 April 2020.

Arkansas Boys State Legion Night will be held on Monday, 25 May 2020 beginning at  7:00 P.M.
We will feed Legionnaires and their guests from 5:00 – 6:30 P.M.

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

The American Legion Department of Arkansas
Convention & Conference Schedule for 2019, 2020 & 2021

National POW-MIA Flag Act signed into Law

The American Legion teams up with Stars and Stripes

A relationship that began over a century ago between
The American Legion and Stars and Stripes is refreshed this year
through a new media-sharing agreement.


Amendment to the Preamble of the American Legion per
Resolution No. 44 (OH) 2019 change from
"to preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the great wars"
"to preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in all wars"


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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.

Order your Department of Arkansas  Polo Shirts  HERE
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
For God and Country
Department of Arkansas
Weekly Membership Report
The December 2019 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