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
Oregon has it’s first two male spouses to join The American Legion Auxiliary. On September 20, 2019 at Portland Unit 1, Dennis Boland, NEC for Florida, joined under his spouse, Diane Boland. Diane is an Air Force Veteran. Also, on September 24, 2019 Santiam Unit 51 joined Michael Scalf up under his spouse Constance ‘Connie’ Scalf. Mike attended the Fall DEC meeting.Both Michael and Connie are Vietnam Veterans. Pictured are Linda Liebenow, Dennis Boland, Barbara Sumner.
Send prayers or poems for the Department Presidents’ Prayer Book and the National President’s Prayer Book anytime during the year to the Department Chaplain Susan Guerin.
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
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
2019-20 Program Bulletins are available under NEWS/then Bulletins tab )
Check under “Newsletters & Reports” tab to see information on The LEGION 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.
ALA Members Can Help in So Many Ways!
As you move your cursor over these programs, just click and learn more.