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National Convention
Phoenix, Arizona
August 27 - Sept. 2, 2021


2021 National Convention Reservation/Registration/Banquet Form &
Calendar of Events

For more information, please visit www.legion.org/convention/resources


Women Veteran's Luncheon
Saturday, August 7, 2021
 William R. Bold, American Legion Post 181
235 Plains Road
Litchfield, Maine


Click here for more information


 

New MyLegion.org Instructions/Information for
Membership Processing, Group Permissions & More!


Now that the myLegion site is live, all accounts are now MEMBER accounts.  This includes Legion and SAL members.  The first requirement to access post and squadron data is to create a myLegion member account using the email address on your membership record.  The new myLegion Home page will look like the image above.  It provides links to your subscriptions, discounts, and resources.  MY ACCOUNT provides more information about your own membership. To learn more, please click on the image or title above for information and instructions or the Video Presentation / PowerPoint links below. 


Video Presentation PowerPoint  /  Q&A


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

For updated information on the Coronavirus in Maine, please visit
Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention


 

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Important Dates


THE AMERICAN LEGION 
NATIONAL COMMANDER JAMES W. OXFORD
  
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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  www.legion.org  


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 Department of Maine Centennial Coins 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.    

PLEASE ORDER YOUR COIN TODAY WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! 

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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  www.legion.org/join/pufl   


 
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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