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Plans are currently underway for the
American Legion Department of Arkansas’ Centennial Celebration,
including a Veteran’s Parade and other activities  20-23 June 2019.
Stay tuned and come back here for more details as things progress.

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Legion Centennial Parade set for 22 June 2019 during Department Convention

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M.M. Eberts Post 1 North Little Rock to hold a Centennial Celebration on Saturday, 20 July at 10:00 hrs

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Due to the heavy rains we have moved The Wall that Heals to the Greene County Fairgrounds  at
1108 Highway 49B - Paragould, AR 72450

The Wall That Heals is coming to Arkansas!
30 May - 2 June Adams Jackson American Legion Post #17 in Paragould, is assisting the Veterans Support Association of Northeast Arkansas in hosting The Wall That Heals, a three-quarter scale, 375-foot long replica of
the Vietnam Wall Memorial in Washington, DC, and Traveling Educational Center. The event is part of Post #17's observance of the American Legion 100th Centennial Celebration.

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American Legion Commemorative Coin Program Launches 14 March
Coin Fact Sheet & Images

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United States Senator John Boozman Makes Address On The United States Senate Floor
Celebrating The American Legion Centennial 

U.S. Senator John Boozman highlights the many milestones of The American Legion since its inception while honoring the men and women who have served in the armed forces of our country on Monday, March 11. 2019.

Senator Boozman also mentions many of the noteworthy achievements and accomplishments of The American Legion Department of Arkansas and its members through the years, as part of the 100th Centennial Celebration of The American Legion.

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Governor Signs Proclamation Honoring American Legion

As part of the 100th Centennial Celebration of the American Legion in the Great State of Arkansas, Governor Asa Hutchinson has graciously recognized Arkansas Legionnaires by providing an official Proclamation honoring those who have served in the armed forces of our country.

Please share this historic Proclamation with fellow veterans, as well as the political leaders in your local communities, so this historic milestone of 100 Years of continuous dedication and service to our freedoms in our nation's history is not overlooked or forgotten. Furthermore, please use this Proclamation to solicit assistance from your local communities to help promote the understanding of the many sacrifices made by Legionnaires and their families!

On 15 March, as part of the Proclamation of the Governor of Arkansas for the 100th Anniversary of the existence of the American Legion, ALL bridges crossing the Arkansas River will be lighted in Blue and Gold in Honor of the 100 years of The American Legion serving the Veterans and Communities of Arkansas.

Our Thanks to the Pulaski County Road and Bridge Department for their help in the County Controlled Bridges and also the Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau in their help in lighting the Downtown Little Rock Bridges for that day.

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Centennial Cooperation…Departments of Arkansas and Connecticut
working together to promote Legion Awareness

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DeWitt Centennial Celebration

The Auxiliary Post/Unit # 158 Dewitt Arkansas is having the
100th Anniversary Legion Celebration on 7 March starting at 17:30 Hours.
There will be Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Cheese Dip and other foods on hand for the Celebration.
The Celebration will be held at the
Veteran’s Memorial Building in Dewitt Arkansas located AT: 112 N. Main Street.
If you can, try and stop by and help support the Dewitt Legion Family Celebration of our
100 years of Service to Veterans and the Community.

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American Legion Department of Arkansas to celebrate 100th Birthday
at Fort Roots on 15 March

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An invitation to DeQueen Post 54's 100th Birthday and Open House

It will be on Friday, 15 March from 12-4pm. A complimentary lunch will be served.
We will be honoring local businesses that have helped the Post by their generous donations. We will also be displaying a history of our Post, as well, displaying for the first time a Honor Roll Wall of our local casualties from the Civil War- through to the Iraq/Afghanistan Conflicts.

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Post 52 Alley-White Legion Post in Mountain Home
will be holding a Centennial Celebration Event on 16 March from 1PM to 3 PM.
The Post will celebrate with an open house to include the posting of colors by
the local NROTC with information displays and finger foods and attendance prizes.
It is open to the public and will be at
717 Market Street, Mountain Home AR

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Saxton-Willis Post 64 Heber Springs Centennial & Saint Patricks Day Celebrations
will be on 17 March starting at 12:00 Noon. Our St Patty's day tradition of Cornbeef and Cabbage will be served.

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Hot Springs Village Post 123 to host Centennial Walk, Run, and Roll event
at Fort Roots on 13 April

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Arkansas Legion Family polo shirts
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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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