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America's Largest Veterans Service Organization

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 Our Next Membership Meeting

Tuesday - November 19th

At: Bunkers, 1001 Golf Club Road, Wausau

6:00 PM Social Hour - 7:00 PM Meeting

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October 2019 Gun Raffle Winners

 

Date Winner Location
October 1 Brody Oleson Wausau
October 2 Jon Bohr Kronenwetter
October 3 Dan Roesler Rhinelander
October 4 Jim Peterson Hazelhurst
October 5 Bill Morgan Wausau
October 6 Zach Freiberg Wausau
October 7 Teddy Buchkowski Hadley
October 8 Scott Urbanski Wausau
October 9 James Dietel Amherst Junction
October 10 Ken Asmundsen Merrill
October 11 Robert Scheiderer Mosinee
October 12 Darrell Bahr Wausau
October 13 Lyle Freiberg Wausau
October 14 Lowell Haufe Marion
October 15 Kegan Wilke Woodruff
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Red White & Blue Veterans Support Event

- September 28 -

Your Membership Committee participated in the event to alert Veterans

and family members of opportunities within various support goups

 

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Membership Dues

Your dues are now payable for 2019 -2020

Please provide your updated information

when submitting your dues!

 

By providing your Email address we can send you the Newsletter and monthly updates without the costly expense of postage, allowing us to put our $$$ towards veterans that need our support rather than the Post Office

 

PRINT ALL INFORMATION CLEARLY

Please note: A signifiant number of our members have experienced address changes due to the Marathcon County street naming project.  Please provide the updates for not only your address, but your email address, branch of service, era of service, and what ever else is on the form.  Every bit of information collected helps us to administer our Post functions at a higher level with your support.

If you have questions, feel free to call our Post Operations line at 715-581-5210 or email Dennis, our Adjutant, at adjutant@wausaupost10.com

 


Dennis Borchardt, Post 10 Adjutant
 

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Legion's Major News Updates

 

Click on the URL line below to connect you to the

latest National & State information releases

 

https://vimeo.com/americanlegion

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All Honorably Discharged US Veterans with a DD214

can NOW join the American Legion !

 

LEGION Act Signed into Law

 

In a significant legislative victory for The American Legion, President Trump signed a bill July 30 that declares the United States has been in a state of war since Dec. 7, 1941.

The American Legion sought the declaration as a way to honor approximately 1,600 U.S. servicemembers who were killed or wounded during previously undeclared periods of war.

The LEGION Act (Let Everyone Get Involved In Opportunities for National Service Act) also opens the door for approximately 6 million veterans to access American Legion programs and benefits for which they previously had not been eligible.

“Recognizing the service of these wartime veterans is the right thing do and it is long overdue,” National Commander Brett Reistad said. “The families of those who were killed or wounded during these wartime acts should take pride in knowing that we recognize their sacrifice and service. Moreover, we are proud to welcome any of the six million living veterans from the previously unrecognized periods into our organization and call them ‘Legionnaires.’”

Now that the legislation has been signed, The American Legion’s eligibility criteria immediately changes from seven war eras to two: April 6, 1917, to Nov. 11, 1918, and Dec. 7, 1941 to a time later determined by the federal government. No other restrictions to American Legion membership are changed.

The law’s journey began on Feb. 14 when Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., introduced S. 504, along with Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C. A companion measure, H.R. 1641, was introduced in the House by Reps. Lou Correa, D-Calif., and Ben Cline, R-Va.

Reistad expressed gratitude to the bipartisan members of Congress for passing the legislation.

“We are grateful that President Trump fully acknowledges the importance of The American Legion by signing the LEGION Act in the White House today – just one week after it passed the House of Representatives,” Reistad said. “In an era of partisan gridlock, Republicans and Democrats in Congress overwhelmingly recognized the importance of allowing thousands of honorable but previously ineligible veterans the right to join the largest and most influential veterans organization in the country.”

Reistad pointed out that existing American Legion membership applications are in the process of being updated but can still be used. “In the meantime, I recommend that prospective Legionnaires and recruiters write ‘LEGION Act’ in the eligibility date section of American Legion membership applications if they fall outside the previous war eras,” Reistad said. “The larger pool of veterans now eligible for The American Legion will also open their family members to eligibility in the Sons of the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary as well.”

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This is our Legion's agenda with the

116th session of Congress

 

 

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Click on the Photo Gallery to view the Celebration events

 

The celebrations are over but our work to support the Veteran's in need of

health care, housing, financial assistance, counseling, and a social contact

with other Veterans continues to be there.

Be a part of helping others... be an active part of Post 10 

See You at the Next Meeting

October 15th 6:00 Social - 7:00 Meeting

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Check out the Blue Water Navy informantion by

clicking on the Veterans - Latest Support Updates

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Check out the Mission Act - VA Health Care Update

informantion by clicking on the

Veterans - Latest Support Updates

 

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Memorial Wall - All Marathon County Veterans Killed in Action since 1917

 

Memorial is located on Tribute Golf Course - Hole #1 Tee Box, behind Bunkers.

 

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From the time our Post was chartered July 12, 1919, our American Legion Post has been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of the Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community. Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, friends and families embodied in our preamble below.

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To the wonderful patriotic citizens of the Wausau area, please consider joining our Post as a Booster or Sponsor. (Click the SPONSORS link for details). 100% of the monies raised are given back to the community. Help us to continue to sponsor Scholarships for our children and aid and assist our local needy Veterans, and their families. Help us to continue to support financially worthy community programs and projects.  You can contact us at:

Montgomery-Plant-Dudley Post 10 - Wausau

1001 Golf Club Road

Wausau, WI 54403

715-581- 5210

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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