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James W. "Bill" Oxford of  Lenoir, N.C. was elected National Commander of The American Legion on August 29, 2019, during the organization's 101st National Convention in Indianapolis, IN. 
Click here  to learn more about James W. Oxford, or visit  

About National Commander Oxford's Pin Incentive  Program and Form   
About National Commander Oxford's Honor Ribbon Program and Form   
About National Commander Oxford's 103 Percent Membership Pin Incentive Program and Form


NEW: The American Legion Department of Maine Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) charity organization is now up and running!  Please  click here  or the FOUNDATION tab above to learn more.  

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The American Legion, Department of Maine is getting ready to celebrate 100 years of service to Veterans, families and our local communities. The department has many plans in store for the next year leading up to a huge celebration for the Legion's 100th Birthday.    

The Department of Maine has released a Centennial Coin, which can be purchased online, or by calling the Department directly at  207-873-3229 . The coins are $10 each plus $5 shipping/handing.  Coins are also available for free pick up at Department for $10 each. To purchase your coin, click on the Buy Maine Centennial Coin button below.    



Click here  to learn more about the Department of Maine's Centennial Celebration 

American Legion members interested in the discounted Paid Up For Life program can now easily join online.  Please visit   

Calling all Snowbirds...  
The American Legion, Department of Maine was notified last year by National Headquarters that they have discontinued its “Snowbird” address change service due to duplication of time and effort spent processing and maintaining the requests. However, we here at Department Headquarters would like to continue that service to you. If you are a Snowbird, for example, you live in Maine from April-October and Florida from November-March, please  click here  and fill out the attached form to take advantage of this service.  

Veterans Emergency Financial Assistance Program (VEFAP)
American Legion and Easterseals Maine Partner to  Distribute Veterans' Emergency Financial Assistance     

Veterans Emergency Financial Assistance Program (VEFAP) Application Packet    

For Veterans Emergency Financial Assistance, please fill out the above application and submit via email to  www[dot]eileen[at]mainelegion[dot]org  or  paul[at]mainelegion[dot]org  or mail to: The American Legion, Department of Maine, 5 Verti Drive, Winslow, Maine  04901-0727   

For questions pertaining to the Veterans Financial Emergency Assistance Program, please contact The American Legion, Department of Maine Veterans Assistance Department at 207-660-9324 | 207-873-3229 Ext. 3 |  www[dot]eileen[at]mainelegion[dot]org  or  paul[at]mainelegion[dot]org  | or Easterseals Maine at 207-828-0754 Ext. 1004.  

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