INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military veterans in Ft. Worth and surrounding areas are invited next week for a special service session at the following location:
American Legion Post 453
2755 Bachman Dr.
Dallas, TX 75220
National and State headquarters staff from The American Legion will be in town to discuss veteran's benefits and service to the community.
All active duty, National Guard, Reserve and wartime veterans in the area are invited to learn more about The American Legion and veteran benefits. Membership and veteran information staff will be available from Thursday, October 6 through Friday, October 7 from 9am-3pm, and Saturday, October 8 from 9am-1pm along with members of American Legion posts in Dallas and surrounding areas to kick off this community and veteran service campaign.
A Veteran Service Officer will also be available to assist all area veterans with claims or other veteran-related questions during this time.
In keeping with the 97-year tradition of The American Legion, the rejuvenated American Legion posts in these areas will focus on community service and assistance to veterans. The scope and nature of the posts' community service will be determined by its members and feedback local civic and community officials.
Since its inception in 1919, The American Legion has been a key advocate for veterans' benefits, children & youth, patriotic American values, a strong national defense and quality-of-life issues for those serving in today's armed forces.
With a current membership of 2.2 million wartime veterans, The American Legion was founded in 1919 on the four pillars of a strong national security, veterans affairs, Americanism, and youth programs. Legionnaires work for the betterment of their communities through more than 13,000 posts across the nation.
Contact: Larry Taylor, 214-695-6235 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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SOURCE The American Legion