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Jun 1 (Saturday) Link Basket fundraiser for Cancer Research; noon to 4 pm at Post 838
Jun 3 (Monday) District DEC and ALA meeting: 7:00 pm at Post 60
Jun 7 (Friday) Karaoke by Crash, Post 516 starting at 9:00 pm
Karaoke with Hondo James at Mansfield Post 624
Jun 9 (Sunday) Boys State send off from Post 569; meet NLT 0930 KSU 1000 (event is from Jun 9 to 14, 2019)
Jun 12 (Wednesday) - Texas Womans Veterans Day at Tarrant County College-South, 9 to 11 am
Jun 13 noon to noon Jun 14 - LEGION AND PARENTS' NIGHT at the University of Texas at Austin
Jun 14 (Friday) Flag Day
Live Wrestling at Post 655! The 2nd and 4th Fridays! 1900 hrs!
Jun 15 and 16 - Department Legion College at Willis American Legion Post 618, 13054 FM 1097 E, Willis 77378
Jun 16 (Sunday) Fathers Day
Jun 16-22 - ALA Bluebonnet Girls State
Jun 21-23 - 2019 ALR State Rally in Elm Mott, TX
Jun 22 (Saturday) - Family Garage Sale Festival at Post 379, 8 am to 3 pm
Terry Pendergrass and Friends Jam Session at Mansfield Post 624
Jun 22-23 (Sat. & Sun) Department Legion College at Mount Pleasant Civic Center, 1800 N. Jefferson, Mount Pleasant, TX 75456
Post 516 closed for maintenance (installing new kitchen equipment)
Jun 28 (Friday) - Live Wrestling at Post 655! The 2nd and 4th Fridays! 1900 hrs!
Jul 4 (Thursday) Independence Day CELEBRATE Fly your flag
Jul 9 to 14 - 101st DEPARTMENT CONVENTION IRVING, TEXAS
Jul 12 (Friday) - Live Wrestling at Post 655! The 2nd and 4th Fridays! 1900 hrs!
Jul 13 (Saturday) Help us get a Tarrant County presence in the convention
The 100 Years Anniversary
Celebration Ride Canceled BINGO at the convention
Jul 26 (Friday) - Live Wrestling at Post 655! The 2nd and 4th Fridays! 1900 hrs!
2019 Planning dates:
Live Wrestling at Post 655! The 2nd and 4th Fridays! 1900 hrs!
Aug 10 District Staff Coordination Meeting, 9:00 am at Post 838
Aug 23 - 29, 2019- The American Legion National Convention, Indianapolis, Indiana 100th
birthday of The American Legion
Sep 9 (Monday) District DEC, 7pm at Post 516
Sep 26 29, 2019 - Department DEC in Austin
Nov 10 (Sunday) - Massing of the Colors 2:30 pm at Trimble Technical High School in Ft Worth
Nov 11, 2019 (Monday) Veterans Day Parade; theme is American Legion and Auxiliary, MOWW and Fort Worth Parade Centennials
Nov 20 (Wednesday) - Annual Tarrant County Homeless Veterans Stand Down, 8am to 1pm
Resource Connection Gym, 2300 Circle Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76119
Dec 2 (Monday) District DEC 7:00 pm at Post 467
2020 Planning dates:
January 4, 2020 (Saturday) - Bowl For The Brave
The 17th edition of the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl will be played on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 with kickoff set for 10:30 a.m. CT at TCUs Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas, on ESPN.
The game is slated to feature schools from the Mountain West Conference and Big Ten Conference.
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
Important military holidays and observances for 2019 January 2, 2019 | By Teresa Verity
Feb. 19, 2019 Coast Guard Reserve Birthday
March 3, 2019 Navy Reserve Birthday
March 13, 2019 K-9 Veterans Day The date is the official birthday of the United States K9 Corps and a day to honor their service.
March 25, 2019 Medal of Honor Day A holiday to honor the heroism and sacrifice of Medal of Honor recipients for the United States.
March 29, 2019 Vietnam Veterans Day A national holiday to recognize and honor Veterans who served in the military during the Vietnam War. Learn more about Vietnam Veterans Day here.
April 5, 2019 Gold Star Spouses Day A day dedicated to those whose spouses gave their lives while serving in the U.S. military or as a result of service-connected injuries or illness.
April 14, 2019 Air Force Reserve Birthday
April 23, 2019 Army Reserve Birthday
May 1, 2019 Silver Star Banner Day Per Congressional resolution, it is an Official Day to honor wounded, ill, and injured Veterans.
May 10, 2019 Military Spouse Appreciation Day This date recognizes the service and sacrifices of military spouses.
May 13, 2019 Children of Fallen Patriots Day A day to honor the children left behind by the brave men and women who gave their lives while defending our freedom.
May 18, 2019 Armed Forces Day Observed on the third Saturday every May, this is a day dedicated to paying tribute to men and women currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.
May 27, 2019 Memorial Day A solemn occasion to honor the men and women who died while serving in the military. Learn more about Memorial Day here.
June 6, 2019 Anniversary of the World War II Allied invasion in Normandy, France, now known as D-Day.
June 14, 2019 Flag Day A day to celebrate the adoption of the U.S. flag.
June 14, 2019 Army Birthday
June 23, 2019 Coast Guard Auxiliary Birthday
June 27, 2019 National PTSD Awareness Day A day to bring awareness about issues related to PTSD. Find resources for PTSD here.
July 4, 2019 Independence Day
July 27, 2019 Korean War Veterans Armistice Day
Aug. 4, 2019 Coast Guard Birthday
Aug. 7, 2019 Purple Heart Day A time for Americans to pause to remember and honor the brave men and women who were either wounded on the battlefield or paid the ultimate sacrifice. Learn more about the Purple Heart.
Aug. 29, 2019 Marine Forces Reserve Birthday
Sept. 11, 2019 Patriot Day An annual observance to remember and honor those who were injured or killed during the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Sept. 18, 2018 Air Force Birthday
Sept. 29, 2019 Gold Star Mothers and Familys Day A day to honor the families of fallen Servicemembers.
Oct. 13, 2019 Navy Birthday
Oct. 26, 2019 National Day of the Deployed
Nov. 10, 2019 Marine Corps Birthday
Nov. 11, 2019 Veterans Day This is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice treaty, which ended World War I and is also a day to thank military Veterans for their service.
Dec. 7, 2019 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day The anniversary of the day Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, signaling the United States entrance into World War II. Learn more about Pearl Harbor Day.
Dec. 13, 2019 National Guard Birthday
Dec. 21, 2019 National Wreaths Across America Day
Significant Military Months
March Month of the Military Caregiver
April Month of the Military Child
May National Military Appreciation Month
November Military Family Month, Warrior Care Month
Last update 6/6/2019