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Legion Riders Deliver First OCW Grant in Nebraska

Over the past several years, American Legion Riders from Chapter 374 in Omaha, Neb., have raised throusands of dollars during their annual poker run for the Legion's Operation Comfort Warriors (OCW) Program. In preparation for this year's event, the Riders wanted to highlight a Nebraska veteran who has benefited from an OCW grant. However, when Department of Nebraska Adjutant and Legion Rider Dave Salak called National Headquarters, he learned an OCW grant has never been requested from the state. Read more.


Promotional Materials Will Soon Be Available to American Legion Riders

In order to meet the needs of American Legion posts and Legion Riders chapters wanting to promote The American Legion, promotional materials are currently being developed at National HQ.

National staff is creating flyer/advertisement materials that will be available for download at www.legion.org. The materials can be customized and printed locally and will promote The American Legion using the Legion Riders as one example of how all Legion programs support veterans, families, children and the community.


Legion Rider Chapter Locator Now Available

A new tool on The American Legion web site allows users to locate American Legion Riders chapters across the country. Those interested in finding a nearby Legion Rider chapter can go to www.legion.org/riders/locator and enter their city, state or ZIP code to locate a chapter.

Those wanting to have their chapter listed can email either smiller@legion.org or wsloan@legion.org, or call (317) 630-1265 or (317) 630-1269.


Updated March 18, 2017