American Legion Auxiliary — Volume 3 August 2011
From Our Readers
THANKS FOR A WONDERFUL MAGAZINE I received my Auxiliary magazine and wanted to let you know I was pleased to read the letter from National Preside..
National President's Message
Thank you for embracing the Power of One It is hard to believe my year as your national president is coming to an end and that this is my final let..
A Country Changed: Reflecting on 9/11—10 Years Later We are now in the longest period of war in our nation’s history. Sept. 11 marks the 10th anni..
It's All Good
“A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to oth..
What's New At Nhq
New video highlights the programs & missioN of the americaN legioN auxiliary Creating a positive image and consistent message about the mission and..
A best-practice showcase featuring news about you. From you. 2011-2012 Plan of Action now available online New ‘pod’ concept aimed at units req..
First Ladies Who Put Our Troops First
Recently, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden announced a national initiative called “Joining Forces” to help shine a light on the needs of m..
Surviving Life's Storms
Devastated by the worst tornado outbreak and flooding in decades, ALA members experience heartbreak and hope as Auxiliary members reach out to help. ..
American Legion Family News
Ride 2 recovery remembers 9/11 With Challenge Event In observance of the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, a special 9/11 Ride 2 Recov..
JUNIOR MEMBER RECOGNIzED FOR SERVICE TO WORLD WAR II VETERANS Margaret Latchford, a Junior member of the American Legion Auxiliary and daughter of ..
A Wise Woman Said
“I wouldn’t have it any other way. ... Of course I would like to have my leg, but I have no regrets. It’s opened so many doors for me.” — Meliss..
The Last Word
We can no more put a value on kindness than we can put a price on heroism. People who make caring for others a personal devotion, a part of their eve..