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American Legion Segment – January 9, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – American Legion Segment


Listen to Seg 1

American Legion Dept. of CA (Salinas Heritage Group) w/ Amado Salinas. National Legislative Council for the Dept., of CA.; National Media and Communications Committee for the American Legion; Judge Advocate Dept., of CA. of the American Legion; Area 5 District 1 First Vice for membership; National Legislation Council for By-laws and Constitution; Life member of American Legion Post 519 @ 400 N. Belardo, Palm Springs, CA. 92262 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Parliamentarian and Sgt.-At-Arms for the Hispanic American Police Officers Command Association.
– REPORT on the statis of patriotism in America. What’s missing in our schools, home, neighborhoods, society and community.
– REPORT on activities @ Post 519. New command structure. Better for the Post. Auxiliary working together w/ Sons of Legionnaires, for the betterment of the Legion.
– REPORT that there are mentors to help members get into the programs of the American Legion.
– DISCUSSION of WOKE vs Being Awake.
– REPORT that there are 60,000 Veterans in the CV. 1.8 million in Southern California.
– DISCUSSION of how to join the American Legion. i.e. parent of a veteran, spouse of a veteran, a child of a veteran, etc., How important the number of members is for the PACT to get the benefits for all veterans.
– DISCUSSION of the Major Star Act. i.e. get additional help w/out taking away their Social Security.
– REMINDER of “be the one” to help curb the high numbers of veterans who commit suicide. Dial 988 to report a suicide concern on the crisis hotline.
– REPORT on the daily activities @ Post 519. i.e. “Lunches by Juan”. Can be a guest of a Veteran. Entertainment.
– (contact info; www.americanlegionpalmsprings.com and (760) 325-6229)


Rest in Peace

R.I.P. Bob Beckwith 09.21.1933 – 02.2024

R.I.P. Carl Weathers 1.14.48 – 2.1.24

R.I.P. Chita Rivera 1.23.33-1.30.24

R.I.P. Joyce Randolph 10.21.1924 – 1.13.2024

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