Monthly Archives: December 2016

Veterans Deliver Apples to District 196

Veterans Deliver Apples to District 196 Teachers & Staff for National Education Week – 40 yrs & Counting Veterans from the Apple Valley American Legion Post 1776 have been delivering apples during National Education Week to the teachers and staff … Continue reading

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FROM THE GAMBLING BOOTH NEWS LETTER JANUARY 2017

Hello again Fellow Legionnaires and Legion Family, where has the time, all ready it’s time to hang a new calendar and ring in 2017. Post 1776 has seen a lot of changes over the years, some have been good, and … Continue reading

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The BTYR Challenge Coin

The Beyond the Yellow Ribbon challenge coin is a high quality coin commemorating the good work and service BTYR provides to veterans and their families. The coin is absolutely gorgeous. Nice work BTYR.

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas and a reminder… come on in and join us for the game today. Our last call is at 4pm and we will be closed on Christmas day.

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Membership Report

Congratulation to Post1776! We achieved our membership goal for 2017. The District set a goal of 841 paid members. Not only did we achieve our goal the end of November, we have added 60 paid members for December for a … Continue reading

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MNDVA/American Legion Claims Office Winter Appreciation Luncheon – Janauary

The 2017 Annual MNDVA/American Legion Claims Office Winter Appreciation Luncheon is an invitation only event to recognize the following: In special recognition, The American Legion shares its appreciation with the MNDVA Claim Office Representatives, Veterans Assistance Coordinators, Tribal Veteran Service … Continue reading

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Troop 205 Scout Update – December / January 2017

Troop 205 is preparing for our next high adventure to Northern Tier this summer. Two of our leaders completed wilderness first aid and CPR/AED training in preparation for this trip. Our Troop had 17 scouts and 3 adults spend an … Continue reading

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U.S. Navy reveres itself: Ratings are restored.

The Navy Times is reporting that effective immediately, all sailor ratings are being restored. The backlash against the policy to abolish the ratings was so strong that the Navy has reversed itself. Click here to read the article from the … Continue reading

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Legion: Zero tolerance policy for disrespecting the National Anthem!

The Star Tribune reported today that the Minnesota committee that overseas Legion baseball has adopted a zero tolerance policy for any Legion baseball players who disrespect the flag or our national anthem. The requirements were sent to all 325 teams … Continue reading

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Children’s Christmas Party 12-11-2016

I had the privilege of attending my first Christmas party for children of service members and veterans on Sunday Dec 11 at the AV American Legion. It was exciting to see the activity and joy on the faces of parents … Continue reading

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