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******* FOUND REMAINS MEDIA ALERT *******

PFC Lawrence Cox United States Marine will be buried at the National Cemetery on 31 JAN at 1415. PFC Cox remains where found in a storage shed with his DD-214 and a Letter from President Reagan. American Legion Post 490 took up the challenge to find a next of kin and was unsuccessful. The Department of Defense has given us the permission to give this Marine the proper military honors. PFC. Cox Served in the Marines during the Korean War. Continue reading

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Next Generation American Legion Commanders Poised to Reach More Veterans

The American Legion is the largest and oldest veterans organization comprised of war time veterans, representing 103 years of service with nearly 2 million members representing 12,000 posts supporting four key missions called “Pillars” – Veterans and Rehabilitation, Americanism, National Security, and Children and Youth. Continue reading

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Astros Honors Two WW2 Veterans at World Series Game 2

WW2 Veteran Thelma Williams receives honor and recognition at World Series Game 2 by the Houston Astros and Mattress Mack. Continue reading

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Department of Texas American Legion Celebrates 103 Years of Service

Honors 103-Year-old WW2 Veteran Thelma Williams of Katy Katy, Texas (August 11, 2022) – The American Legion, founded in 1919 in Indianapolis, Indiana, is a national service organization comprised of war-time veterans focused on Veterans and Rehabilitation, Americanism, National Security, … Continue reading

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Radio Interview with Butch Sparks – Department of Texas for American Legion National (Executive Committeeman)

We had an opportunity to showcase the Department of Texas American Legion. Continue reading

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