DEPARTMENT MEMBERSHIP NEWS
UPDATED 8 August 2017
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Posted 8 August 2017
American Legion Department of France Awareness Drives are in Full Swing
Now is time to jump on the Band Wagon
Margraten Post NL01 had a very successful Awareness Drive at AAFES Commissary USAG Benelux-Schinnen. We've added two new members to the Post and one renewal. Special thanks to Post Commander Ray Vincent and 2nd Vice Harvey Briggs III for their help and dedication.
Post BE02 hosted a membership drive at the AAFES PX on Chievres. We recruited 14 new members for the Post, 2 renewals, 1 transfer, 1 new members for the SAL, and 1 new member for the Auxiliary. Successful day with the help of Legionnaire Mike Walraf and 1st Vice Commander Haney.
Posted 5 August 2017
American Legion Awareness Table
We are holding an American Legion Awareness drive to help support the revitelation of Ramstein Post GR02.
The Awareness Table will be setup on Ramstein Air Base, on 19 August 2017, from 1000hrs until 1600hrs.
This is the largest military community in Europe, and it would be great if we could get as many Department Office and Legionnaires as possible to help support the American Legion Awareness Table.
Please let me know if you can come and out to support this very important drive.
Department of France VCAL
Posted 27 July 2017
Why You Should Belong to The American Legion
Each year, American Legion department service officers help thousands of veterans receive VA benefits they earned through service to their country. The Legion conducts, promotes and supports hundreds of career fairs for veterans and transitioning service members, bringing employers face to face with job hunters. Legion staff lobbies Congress for better quality of life for U.S. military personnel.
Posted 25 July 2017
I would like to thank you all for renewing in a timely manner. It is not yet the end of July and over one
half of our membership has renewed.
We either have your checks, or notification that you’ve renewed on line. Your over stamped China Post
cards have been mailed. Should you receive any other reminders from national, disregard them, you are
good to go.
I’d also like to remind you that our reunion will be 21-24 September at the Westgate Resort and Casino
in Las Vegas. For hotel reservations:
800-635- 7711, China Post 1, American Legion, Group Code SCP7R
Or, you can go on line https://aws.passkey.com/go/SCP7R
Rooms are $49 a night, weeknights and $79 a night for Friday and Saturday nights. An upgrade is
available (newly renovated rooms) for $69 and $99, respectively. Parking is free and resort charge is
reduced to $10 a night.
For reunion registration, go to our web page: www.chinapost1.org
For those of you who were able to donate to the Dragon Fund, thank you very much. It is appreciated.
China Post #1 Commander
Posted 22 July 2017
The American Legion Kaiserslautern Post GR01 Awareness Drive is complete (on site that is) for today. Signed up nine new members, transferred in two PUFLs, and got two new S.A.L.
In addition, a lesson was learned: if you are going on a military installation and need signed in, be sure to bring your letter of residency as well as your passport. I guess the military is getting tougher on who gets access.
Posted 22 July 2017
Join us at the Schinnen Commissary on August 5th at 1000hrs. We will have an American Legion Information Table setup and Margraten Post NL01 needs your help.
Posted 16 July 2017
I need a few people to help with our first recruiting drive of the 2018 year. The department and Legion offer certificates of recognition and even pins or awards dependent on how many people you recruit.
I think we, as a post, need to do everything we can to hold a recruiting event on the 22nd in Grafenwoehr. Why? Because the Dunkin Donut kiosk will be there. We should have plenty of people to talk to.
Posted 7 April 2017
Liberty Post EG02 hit the 100 member mark
Liberty Post EG-02 has hit the 100-member mark as of this weekend. Here is a tip of the cap to Post Commander Gary Thomas and members Mark Hostetler, Tim Litherland and Wyatt Hall for their great support in achieving this milestone.
Posted 6 April 2017
National Vice Commander Paul Martel visits The Department of France to Help Promote Membership
National Vice Commander Paul Martel visiting with the members of GR07 in Wiesbaden, Germany
National Vice Commander Paul Martel is speaking with a young Airman during the membership drive at Ramstein Air Force on Tuesday, 04 April. NVC Martel spent time this week at Wiesbaden, Spangdahlem, Ramstein, Ansbach and Grafenwoehr.
Congratulations David Chavez Post 1982, Ansbach Germany for passing 100% membership milestone
Davis Chavez Post 1982 did a terrific job in supporting the visit of NVC Paul Martell.
National Vice Commander Paul Martel works with members of George S. Patton Post GR45 to improve membership