News and Information
STATE OF MAINE BICENTENNIAL PARADE
AUGUST 21, 2021
American Legion Family Parade Application
Parade Participant Information
The American Legion, Department of Maine, has already registered to be part of the Maine State Parade on August 21, 2021. The Department would like to have a large contingent of Legionnaires participate in the parade. Currently, we have one POW/MIA float that will be part of the parade and several Posts that have expressed interest in marching. We would like all Posts to part of this great event. It was postponed several times due to COVID-19, but it is definitely happening on August 21, 2021. Please show your support and show the State of Maine our numbers by signing up your Post to participate. Click on the American Legion Family Parade Application to download.
Contact Person: Department 2nd Vice Commander Al McKay
Email: boppam[at]yahoo[dot]com | Cell: 207-380-1582
August 27 - Sept. 2, 2021
2021 National Convention Reservation/Registration/Banquet Form &
Calendar of Events
2021 Convention Waiver
Per the City of Phoenix (the owners of the Phoenix Convention Center) the attached ( COMMUNICABLE DISEASE RELATED – HOLD HARMLESS, RELEASE, WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT) (“Document”) must be filled out and signed by each and every person attending The American Legion 2021 National Convention. This signed document must be on file with the Department in order to receive one’s Convention badge and credentials.
For more information, please visit www.legion.org/convention/resources
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.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
For updated information on the Coronavirus in Maine, please visit
Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention
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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
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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!
Veterans Emergency Financial Assistance Program (VEFAP)
American Legion and Easterseals Maine Partner to Distribute Veterans' Emergency Financial Assistance
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.