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Adjutant's Notes for March 1, 2018

2018 Washington Conference Information!

This past week, members of The American Legion, Department of Wisconsin visited with
your Congressmen and Senators in D.C. They discussed the attached Legislative Points.
Please review these and share them with members of your Post, County and District. Also
find the attached 115th Congress Legislative contacts. As members of The American Legion
it is important to work with members of the Legislature to ensure that our Veterans are taken
care of.


NOW ACCEPTING 2018 LEGION COLLEGE APPLICATIONS!

Attached is the 2018 NALC application to disseminate to qualified members.  The focus of this week-long course is designed to familiarize up and coming members with American Legion best practices using problem solving scenarios, facilitation, leadership development, and creating a mission and vision for our posts and districts. Additionally, training will be provided on how to integrate with current department practices to best be of service upon their return.

Please note on Section VI (Department Recommendation) a new qualification for attendees:   - Able to develop, present, coordinate, and/or facilitate American Legion training at department through post levels.

The fillable PDF form is also available on legion.org  at the following link:   https://www.legion.org/college


UW MADISON CONTINUING STUDING OFFERING SOUL INJURY SERIES

The program is for veterans, caregivers, family, friends and mental health providers who have seen first hand the devastation that unmorned loss can leave behind. There is a lack of knowledge in society of how to best support and help heal our veterans and their families. Check out these three upcoming programs that can help.
 

Soul Injury Series: By UW-Madison Continuing Studies
When: Tue-Wed, Apr 10-11
Where: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison WI
Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Deborah Grassman
 



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