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June 11, 2015 • Vol. 92, No. 5 “For God & Country”

Badger &“Wisconsin”

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.

Decision on Land Expansion Scheduled June 24th

The decision on Camp American Legion land expansion plans will be made by the Natural Resources Board on Wednesday, June 24th in La Crosse. Department Commander Bob Shappell will be appearing at the meeting and speaking on behalf of The American Legion. The meeting is scheduled for 8:30 AM on Wednesday, June 24th at Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center, 3060 South Kinney Coulee Road, Onalaska, WI 54650. Legion Family members are strongly encouraged to attend the meeting and provide written comment. Email or mail written comments to; Laurie J. Ross, Board Liaison, Office of the Secretary Wisconsin DNR PO Box 7921 Madison WI 53707-7921 When submitting a written comment, provide the following information: Your name, Name of your

Post, Unit, Squadron or Chapter, Place of residence, Phone number, Email or mailing address to receive confirmation that your comments were received. General guidelines for submitting

written comments can be viewed at html. The meeting agenda can be viewed at nrb/agenda.html.

YELLOW - Camp land footprint (1964 - current) RED – YELLOW - Camp land footprint (1927 - 1944) GREEN – RED – YELLOW- Camp land footprint (1944 - 1964)


In celebration of Armed Forces Day on May 16, 2015 American Legion Riders from Chapters in the 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th Districts came out in force to lead the annual Salute the Troops Ride from the New Berlin Harley Davidson dealership to the Harley Davidson Museum in Milwaukee. Joining the 30 plus Legion Riders on this ride was Wisconsin’s Adjutant General, Major General Donald P. Dunbar (front row, kneeling)

June 2015 cover  

Veterans Benefits, Scholarships Baseball Children and Youth

June 2015 cover  

Veterans Benefits, Scholarships Baseball Children and Youth