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American Legion Segment – July 9, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – American Legion Segment

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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; 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.
– DISCUSSION of the 105TH Conference when Congress chartered the American Legion @ Visalia, CA.
– DISCUSSION of the PACT ACT to protect Veterans that were exposed to toxins. i.e. Agent Orange.
– DISCUSSION of how many American Veterans that live outside the U.S. to inform them of their benefits.
– REPORT that there are probably 500,000 to 600,000 live outside the U.S. 71,000 are registered. His trip to Colombia to see the Veterans.
– REPORT that under the Champs VA program and Title 38 they can only be covered by the disabilities they had AT THE TIME THEY LEFT THE MILITARY.
– REPORT on the daily activities @ Post 519. i.e. “Lunches by Juan”. Can be a guest of a Veteran. Entertainment.
– DISCUSSION that Congress may re-activate the Draft.
– (contact info; www.americanlegionpalmsprings.com and (760) 325-6229)

Amado

Rest in Peace

R.I.P. Richard Simmons 7.12.48 – 7.13.24

R.I.P. Dr. Ruth 6.4.28 – 7.12.24

R.I.P. Jerry West. 5.28.38 – 6.12.24

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