Adjutant's Notes for December 28, 2017
The American Legion, Department of Wisconsin is proud to introduce your new
Department Adjutant, Amber Nikolai! CLICK HERE for Amber's Bio
The American Red Cross gives out a Real Heroes Award and is looking to The American Legion to nominate those deserving of the award.
Please distribute the following throughout your District. The criteria for the American Red Cross Real Heroes Award, for any category, is simply this; ordinary people whose actions embody the values of the Red Cross, and demonstrate the potential that is in all of us. Whether they’re stepping up during a medical emergency to provide assistance, or helping others through a lifetime of volunteerism, Heroes reflect what is best about our community.
· Adult Good Samaritan: a person that has helped another person in critical need utilizing skills aligned with those taught in American Red Cross training program
· Youth Good Samaritan (age 18 or younger): a person that has demonstrated courage, initiative and/or compassion in the spirit of the American Red Cross in service to another individual or the community
· From the Heart Hero: a person who has donated blood on a regular consistent basis or supported blood donation through volunteering at area blood drives
· Lifetime Hero: a person that has lived a life of dedication to others, incorporating the values of the American Red Cross and making a profound difference in their community
· Military Hero: a member of the armed forces (active or retired, commissioned or non-commissioned) whose lifesaving action went above and beyond the call of duty—this award may be awarded posthumously or also to someone who has supported military members
· Community Hero: a person that has undergone efforts to make the community that they live in, a more stable and resilient place through preparedness activities, community building efforts, or other acts.
· Health Care Hero: a person working in the health care field who has integrated the principles of the American Red Cross while demonstrating great initiative, care, and leadership
To nominate someone for a Hero Award, simply follow this link: http://www.redcross.org/local/wisconsin/news-events/events/evening-of-heroes-nominate
A Holiday Wishes video from Govenor Scott Walker and WI Adjutant General Maj Gen Donald Dunbar.