Here are a few of training opportunities currently available:
Member Orientation Training
Member Orientation Training is held several times each year for all our members, new or seasoned, of Post 66 and our Legion family. Orientation covers basic information about Post 66 and The American Legion. Check the Home Page for dates and times.
“This is The American Legion”
“This is The American Legion” is an excellent short video, every member of our Legion Family should watch.
Basic Training is the new official training program of The American Legion for officers and members. Topics include:
History & Organization
Learn why and how The American Legion came into existence after World War I.
Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation
The foremost pillar of American Legion service, learn the ways in which the organization is dedicated to compassionate care, timely delivery of benefits, career development and other areas of advocacy for those who have served in uniform.
Outlined here is The American Legion’s position on a strong, well-equipped and effectively deployed U.S. military, including a decent quality of life for those now in uniform and retirees of the Armed Forces.
This pillar of American Legion service is filled with respect for the nation that those in the military swore with their lives to defend, from proper treatment of the U.S. flag to voter education to youth programs that make life-changing differences.
Children & Youth
The American Legion’s long-held position that “every child deserves a square deal” is explained here, to include such programs and efforts as the Child Welfare Foundation, the Family Support Network, Temporary Financial Assistance and other initiatives that aim to help children and youth follow their dreams, no matter their circumstances.
See how all the pieces of American Legion service and advocacy fit together to best serve our nation and learn where other committees and commissions play vital roles.
Final Exam Take an online test to see how well you understand the nation’s largest veterans service organization.