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 1 – LAST DAY TO RESERVE A TABLE AT THE STAND DOWN

Nov 3 (Saturday) – Veterans Day Parade meeting (10:00am) at Benbrook American Legion Post 297

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.

MOTC-2018-Flyer.pdf

MOTC-General-Invitation-2018

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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 14 (Wednesday) - Homeless Veterans Stand Down (poster) – (agency invite letter/registration form)

Nov 15 (Thursday) - Greater Dallas Veterans Job Fair, AT&T Stadium, One AT&T Way, Arlington, TX 76011

Nov 17 (Saturday) – Veterans Day Parade debrief (10:00am) at Benbrook American Legion Post 297

            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

 

DECEMBER 2018

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

            Party at Post 569 starting at 8:00 pm

J  2019+  J

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