Hungry, want to play J have a beverage of your choice with friends?
Be sure to check our BULLETIN BOARD for schedules and more good stuff.
National Flag Code: FLY YOUR FLAG days.
J SPREAD THE WORD in 2018 J
NOVEMBER 2018 - Military Family Month
J Post level Oratorical Contestants should be determined from now to Dec 24th J
Nov 4 (Sunday) Massing of the Colors and Service of Remembrance at 2:30 pm
You are invited to participate in the 38th Annual Massing of the Colors and Service of Remembrance hosted by the Fort Worth Chapter, Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) and the Fort Worth ISD JROTC.
NEW LOCATION Trimble Tech High School Auditorium, 1003 W. Cannon Street, Ft. Worth.
Nov 5 (Monday) - 12th District ALR District Executive Committee meeting (DEC); 7:00 pm at Post 838
12th District SAL District Executive Committee meeting (DEC); 7:00 pm at Post 838
Nov 6 - General Election
Nov 10 (Saturday) Marine Corps Birthday
Texas House District 95 Veterans Day Breakfast at Post 838; 8:00 am to 9:30 am
TARRANT COUNTY VETERANS DAY PARADE 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Grapevine Veterans Day Parade
Mansfield Veterans Day Parade
Nov 11 (Sunday) Veterans Day
Scout Event at the Presbyterian Night Shelter; Preparation starts on Saturday for Sunday 11:00 am event; Meeting at American Legion Post 379
Bells of Peace to ring Nov 11 (everyone can participate)
National Cemetery Veterans Day Program
Nov 11 to 17 (Sun. to Sat.) Keller Field of Honor
Nov 15 (Thursday) - Greater Dallas Veterans Job Fair, AT&T Stadium, One AT&T Way, Arlington, TX 76011
SAL tournaments at Mansfield Post 624 starting at 1:00 pm
Nov 22 (Thursday) Thanksgiving Day
National Red Kettle Campaign Kick-off
Nov 24 (Tuesday) Giving Tuesday [support your local organization or the ALA Foundation]
Nov 26 (Monday) RSVP deadline for District Christmas Party at Post 379
Dec 1 (Saturday) - Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) Birthday
Post Adjutant Training: Location: VFW Post 8560 in Sulphur Springs. This training includes the New Electronic Transmittal System Training.
Dec 3 (Monday) District DEC and Christmas Party; 7 pm at Post 379
Dec 5 Toys for Tots kick off
Dec 7 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Dec 13 - National Guard Birthday
Dec 15 - National Wreaths Across America
Dec. 22 (Saturday) Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl, Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m.
Dec 25 Christmas Day
Dec 31 New Years Eve
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2019 Planning dates:
Jan 12 (Saturday) District Oratorical Competition; 1:00 pm at Azle Post 356
Jan 24 27 - Department DEC in Austin
Feb 9 (Saturday) - 1st Division Oratorical Contest at 1100 hrs on the campus of Midwestern State University. in the Dillard College of Business, 3410 Taft Blvd. Wichita Falls, Tx..
Mar 4 (Monday) District DEC 7 pm at Post [TBD]
Mar 16 2019 Coffee Tour
Mar 30 District 12 2019 Spring Convention at Mansfield Post 624
May 19 Boys State Orientation; 7:00 pm at Post 569
Apr 27 First Division Convention at Post 120 in Wichita Falls, Texas
Jun - 9 Boys State send off from Post 569 (event is from Jun 9 to 14, 2019)
Jul 9 to 14 - 101st DEPARTMENT CONVENTION IRVING, TEXAS
[July 13 (Saturday) Help us get a Tarrant County presence in the convention]
Aug 23 - 29, 2019- The American Legion National Convention, Indianapolis, Indiana 100th
birthday of The American Legion
Sep 26 29, 2019 - Department DEC in Austin
Nov 11, 2019 (Monday) Veterans Day Parade; theme is American Legion and Auxiliary, MOWW and Fort Worth Parade Centennials
National Conventions Future Dates and Locations
August 28 - September 3, 2020 - The American Legion National Convention, Louisville, Kentucky
August 27 - September 2, 2021 - Phoenix, Arizona
August 26 - September 1, 2022 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Last update 12/4/2018