Welcome to the American Legion
Auxiliary Department of Oregon
Oregon is a part of the national organization of the American Legion Auxiliary, founded in 1919. For almost a century the American Legion Auxiliary has been serving, helping, and meeting the needs of our nation’s veterans, military, and their families. As the Department of Oregon, we are MISSION DRIVEN. With the strength of our membership exceeding 5,000, we strive daily to help military families cope with the enormous effects of deployment and transition. We are passionate about our programs supporting youth development and encourage you to explore and engage! ♥ JOIN & Follow us on Facebook
Membership in the American Legion Auxiliary now open to male spouses of U.S. veterans and servicemembers—8/30/19—INDIANAPOLIS – The American Legion has voted to extend membership in the American Legion Auxiliary to male spouses of U.S. veterans and servicemembers. During The American Legion National Convention in Indianapolis in August, delegates of The American Legion voted to replace the word “wife” with “spouse” in their constitution and bylaws, opening up membership in the American Legion Auxiliary. Membership_change_to_Spouse
September (music month)
- Budget Committee report – new budget to be approved; Americanism Essay and Poppy Poster rules to schools; Plan for Halloween; Distribute Department Chairman bulletins when received.
October (education & scholarship and Junior member month)
- Plan for Veterans Day; Order poppies ; Donate to scholarships (National); Check-a-month (for year-round necessities) and Christmas Cheer (Xmas gifts for hospitalized vets); Special Rehab Assessment; National Bonding Fee
Call to Fall Department Executive Committee Meeting – October 5 & 6th – Lebanon Call_to_Fall_DEC_10-19
New Department President Gea Clausier and Department Commander Steve Adams
PDP Cheryl Park elected National Officer
Past Department President Cheryl Park was elected and installed as Western Division National Vice President at the 2019 national convention.
Department Commanders/Presidents Fund – Please Read!!
Check under News for other Dept., Unit & Post news (above right)
Check under “Newsletters & Reports” tab to see information on The LEGION Act – Let Everyone Get Involved in Opportunities for National Service Act
Renew your membership online at National’s website (must have a login) https://www.alaforveterans.org/renew/
New 2019-20 Forms are available under Forms & Business Documents in the Info Library link above.
The newest version of Guides from National are available under Forms & Business documents: ALA Unit Guide, Manual of Ceremonies, Junior Handbook, VA&R volunteer guide and National Constitution & Bylaws
ALA Members Can Help in So Many Ways!
As you move your cursor over these programs, just click and learn more.