Page 1

IT’S AS EASY AS 1 2 3 !

Printed using recycled newsprint

1. Log onto and click on “Renew Online� 2. Enter your name and member ID number 3. Pay with MasterCard, Visa or Discover That’s it! You’re done. You will receive your new membership card in the mail. No more renewal notices. No more stamps.

-XO\‡9RO1o. 6 “For God & Country�



Official Publications of The Wisconsin American Legion Family

The mission of The American Legion, Department Of Wisconsin is to provide service to veterans, their families and their communities.

2014 National American Legion College Applications Available The National American Legion College is a combination of lectures, small group workshops and practical exercises. Students will receive training in leadership, sales and marketing, communication and fundraising. Focus is on self-taught small group sessions under the supervision of graduate facilitators, national staff members and national officers. Major emphasis is placed on core programs, management techniques and the development of leadership skills necessary to increase visibility of programs, growth

in membership and public awareness of The American Legion, the American Legion Auxiliary and the Sons of The American Legion. Selection Requirements The national organization is looking for Legionnaires with military service during the Lebanon/Grenada or subsequent eligibility periods. However, they will attempt to fill any unfilled school seats with students from earlier eligibility periods. The deadline for submitting ap-

plications is Wednesday, July 15, 2014. Contact Department Adjutant David A. Kurtz at (608) 745-1090 or for an application and further information. The National American Legion College Selection Committee will review the applications and select the 50 bestqualified attendees. Once students are selected, the Internal Affairs staff will contact them directly several weeks before class begins regarding housing, transportation and all the materials they will need.

Dedication at Camp American Legion for Joe Meyer Memorial Chapel Department Commander Ken Rynes addresses members of the Wisconsin American Legion Family at the dedication ceremonies held on Saturday, June 28th at Camp American Legion for the new Joe Meyer Memorial Chapel, the Water Fountain Court Yard and the TriCounty (Richland, Crawford, Grant) Cabin at Camp American Legion.

Chapel; at Camp

Win Free Legionwear Fashion Apparel! Legion Family members across the state can receive the latest Legion news and win free Legionwear simply by using the Online Subscription Sign-up for the Badger Legionnaire. Simply go to our website at: On the home page under ‘Members’ click ‘Online Subscription Sign-up’. Fill out the online subscription form and you will receive e-mail alerts, Adjutant’s Notes, messages from the Department

Commander, and, of course the Badger Legionnaire at your e-mail address. Each month, an e-subscription member will be randomly drawn to receive a free item of Legionwear fashion apparel. Making the switch to the esubscription service will also help the Department to save printing and postage costs! Money saved will help strengthen our much-needed Veteran’s and youth programs.

Brian Nelson of Post No. 121 in River Falls is this months winner. Brian has been a member for 6 continuous years. You can be a Winner, too! Go on-line and visit: Click ‘Online Subscription Sign-up’ under ‘Members’. Enjoy the latest Legion news, save money and show your pride by wearing some new Legionwear fashion apparel!

Profile for Angie Chappell

July 2014 cover  

Veterans serving Veterans, their families and their communities.

July 2014 cover  

Veterans serving Veterans, their families and their communities.

Profile for wilegion