American Legion Auxiliary — May 2014
National President’s Message
After the long and record-breaking winter of 2013-2014, just about everyone I know is enjoying the chance to get outside and breathe in some fresh air..
Behind The Scenes
NOTES FROM THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 5 Critical Goals for 2019—Because Our Mission is Growing As the American Legion Auxiliary looks ahead..
From Our Readers
Thank you for always putting together an awesome magazine for our hardworking women. We love it! — Shelley Brakeman Dragoo, South Dakota I’ve bee..
It’s All Good
GOOD NEWS. GOOD WORKS. GOODWILL. “When we bring sunshine into the lives of others, we’re warmed by it ourselves. When we spill a little happiness, ..
Faith of Our Founders
From George Washington’s orders for troops to attend divine services to FDR’s call to end religious persecution to George H.W. Bush’s declaration of a..
Ala Conference in The Capital
STEPPING UP ADVOCACY AND PATRIOTISM IN D.C. On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., more than 200 American Legion Auxiliary membe..
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..
Hearts & Hands: The Americanism Program
Following the “Great World War,” freedom prevailed, and, in 1919, the American Legion Auxiliary was founded; our Preamble includes the purpose to “per..
A Wise Woman Said
“We live in the greatest, freest nation on earth, and teaching our kids to appreciate the blessings that come with being an American helps them unders..
Legion Family News
LEGION FAMILY CONVERGES ON CAPITOL HILL On March 26, American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger called upon Congress to be prepared for..
ADVOCATING LEGISLATIVE ISSUES HOW TO LAUNCH A LETTER-WRITING CAMPAIGN Advocating for veteran benefits and needs is an important and effective wa..
Stay ALA connected using Social Media USE HASHTAGS TO JOIN CONVERSATIONS Chances are you’ve seen hashtags — words or phrases typed together prec..
The Last Word
“A bad attitude is like a flat tire. You can’t go anywhere unless you change it.” - Wendy Marshall, inspirational author No one could have blam..