American Legion Auxiliary — Volume 1 February 2011
From Our Readers
KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK For the first time in a long time, I read Auxiliary cover to cover. I had to write my congratulations on an exceptional issu..
National President’s Message
It’s almost spring! Renew yourself and your commitment to ALA! Spring marks a season of new beginnings. The first blooms emerge from the soil, th..
Service Not Self ... A Driving Spirit With some 850,000 members worldwide, the make-up of the American Legion Auxiliary members is more diverse tha..
It’s All Good
GOOD NEWS, GOOD WORKS AND GOODWILL FOR AND FROM AUXILIARY MEMBERS “After six days here… I suddenly realize just how much I want to see that girl ag..
American Legion Family News
Wheel OF FORTUne’s PaT saJak chamPiOns ameRican leGiOn aUXiliaRy The American Legion Auxiliary has received a most “fortunate” gift from a letter p..
What’s New At NHQ
ThE ALA LiSTENiNg RepoRT: Grassroots Focus sessions reveal common concerns. One of the important events in the celebration of the American Legion A..
Public Has Just 7 Days To Get Free Heaters
Author: R. K. Berry
New Miracle Convecta-red heaters are being given away free to the first 17,247 readers who beat the order deadline for real Amish fireplace mantles ha..
REMEMBERING PAST NATIONAL PRESIDENT SHERRY MCLAUGHLIN She touched the hearts of many and reminded all Auxiliary members that “There’s Magic in Amer..
Author: Luanne Radecki Blackburn
OUR COUNTRY’S VETERANS SHOWCASE THEIR ARTISTIC TALENTS AND PATRIOTISM AT THE 2010 NATIONAL VETERANS CREATIVE ARTS FESTIVAL Country music artist Mic..
Angel On Embattled Seas
Serving as a World War II Army nurse in the Philippines at just 26 years old, ALA member Floramund Fellmeth Difford endured a perilous 27-day, 5,000–m..
NATIONAL PRESIDENT’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE All Auxiliary members work hard to further the Auxiliary mission, but once a year we highlight department..
WoMEN’S oUTREACh TEAM SAYS SACRiFiCE iS WoRTh RESULTS REALiZED iN AfghANiSTAN Last issue we introduced you to ALA member and JAG, Lt. Col. Marilyn..
“It’s a two-way street. We can all learn so much from each other through mutual shadowing and mentoring.” At the October 2010 Presidents & Secreta..
A Wise Woman Said...
“Music therapy and the creative arts in general touch people at the innermost part of their being.” Jean Calhoun, Tomah VA Medical Center, Wisconsi..
The Last Word
“There must be a part of me that is still deeply hurt by my ‘homecoming’ to America after Vietnam, because whenever somebody thanks me for my service,..