Legionnaires today is the 100 Anniversary of America’s entry into WW l…”the war to end all wars”. Yesterday your post raised a special 100 anniversary flag to commemorate this historic event. The American Legion National Commander Charles E. Schmidt has asks that this be a year long event. The flag will
As you all know Englewood Post 58 won the first BCAL 8 ball pool tournament. The next tournament will start end of April. Any Post having a team that would like to participate please send the team captain or representative to a meeting on Wednesday April 19th at 7 PM
Post 162 members at their morning canteen meeting displayed the shirts and ties they collected for the homeless vets. The Bergen County Division of Veteran Services requested ties for the veterans looking to go out on job interviews. The post collected about 4 dozen ties and 5 dozen dress shirts all washed
Photo via Pixabay by Romi Veterans who have suffered from the stresses of combat or PTSD are at a high risk for suicide; it’s estimated that 22 veterans take their own lives each day, and many more than that attempt to do so. It’s important, therefore, to know different
Press Release: The Bergen County American Legion will be participating in the Ceremony of 75th Anniversary of the Bataan Battle and Death March. Everyone is invited to participate either in the march or if unable to march the ceremony and festivities afterwards (specific details to follow www.bcnjal.org ). We welcome
When veterans return home from active duty and combat, they often face several challenges. Some may have physical disabilities, some may have psychological issues, and some may have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). One resource that helps veterans in these situations is a service dog. Service dogs are available to
American Legion Post 162 of Hillsdale has made a $2,000 donation to the Hillsdale Library to enhance their U.S. Military collection. Pictured is Library Director Dave Franz and Legion Commander Phil Langner. Phil stated “We owe so much to the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces.
NJ-Pros Event February 7 at Prudential Center – Complimentary Tickets for Veterans by John Vervoort On Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017, the NJ-Pros will be hosting our first showcase basketball game of 2017 to honor our current military members and veterans. Our team has already committed to donate 1,000 free tickets to