American Legion Auxiliary — February 2014
National President’s Message
Nothing makes history, or the need for our organization, come to life more than walking the hallowed ground where heroes walked before. That was my ex..
Behind The Scenes
Author: Mary “Dubbie” Buckler
NOTES FROM THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Applied Lessons from a Four-Star General I was fortunate to be part of a small reception with retire..
From Our Readers
My mother passed away last month. She was someone who loved life and refused to speak about death, never giving her children a glimpse of her wishes o..
It’s All Good
Author: Lily Tomlin
GOOD NEWS. GOOD WORKS. GOODWILL. “I always wondered why somebody doesn’t do something about that. Then I realized I am somebody.” Each of our ne..
Art With Impact
INSPIRATION AND TALENT SOAR AT THE 2013 NATIONAL VETERANS CREATIVE ARTS FESTIVAL The incredible artwork, stirring essays, and outstanding performan..
Increasing Awareness of The ALA
HOW COULD 800,000 WOMEN BE HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT FOR 94 YEARS? The American Legion Auxiliary: the world’s largest women’s patriotic service organiz..
A BEST-PRACTICE SHOWCASE FEATURING NEWS ABOUT YOU. FROM YOU. Get all the latest news from the American Legion Auxiliary at www.ALAforVeterans.org a..
Special Insert: The ALA Member Benefits Guide
What’s In It For Me? AS AN AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY MEMBER... You joined the ALA to support our veterans, military, and their families. But the..
Hearts & Hands: The auxiliary Poppy program
AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY POPPY PROGRAM POPPY PROGRAM BLOSSOMS AMID NEW CHANGES The American Legion Auxiliary’s Poppy Program to benefit veteran..
A Wise Woman Said
Author: Becky Ballard
“The National Veterans Creative Arts Festival wouldn’t happen or be as successful without the support of the American Legion Auxiliary. The monetary s..
Legion Family News
NATIONAL STAFF SENDS VALENTINE CARE PACKAGES TO TROOPS To honor the holiday spirit of giving, ALA National Headquarters staff donated thousands of ..
POPPY DAY DISTRIBUTION PLANNING A DAY OF RAISING FUNDS Since 1921, the American Legion Auxiliary’s Poppy Program has sought to symbolize the sac..
Stay ALA connected using social media SOCIAL MEDIA = RELATIONSHIPS Social media can be confusing and intimidating. There’s always a new company ..
The Last Word
“When he is home, all is right in the world; our home feels complete.” — Amanda Arnold, Air Force veteran and Navy wife Amanda Arnold, pictured ..