103 Percent Membership Award

American Legion National Commander James W. “Bill” Oxford will award his national commander "A Foundation for the Future" membership incentive pin to any post, district, county, division, department commander or membership chairman who achieves 103 percent of their assigned membership goal for 2020. Download the 103 percent membership goal form: https://www.legion.org/documents/legion/pdf/MembershipGoal_103percent.pdf
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District Recruiting Efforts Produce Visibility

October 12, 2019 was busy day in the 16th District of The American Legion Department of Virginia with numerous recruiting efforts occurring throughout the District. Two events were reported on and highlight just a few of the efforts going on. In Culpeper VA the 16th District worked with Culpeper VA Post 330 to have a presence at the annual Culpeper Air Fest. The team was led by 16th District Adjutant Ziggy Levison (247), Immediate Past District Commander Sonnie Dickerson (330) and Bob ...
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Rally Round the Flag 5K Run

On Saturday, November 9, 2019, the Middleburg American Legion Post 295 and Boy Scout Troop 2950 are holding the “Rally ‘round the Flag” 5-K Run. The purpose is to raise funds for the Post, the Scout Troop and for our Scholarship and Needy Veterans Fund.  The success of this event relies on the support of our local citizens and businesses. Download The Flyer
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Northern Virginia Veterans Parade Reception

Congratulations to the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) on Celebrating a Century of Service! In honor of this occasion, ALA members are cordially invited to march (or ride on a float) in the 2019 Northern Virginia Veterans Parade on Saturday, November 2, 2019, at 11:00 am in Manassas, VA. A reception will follow with light refreshments and a 100th Anniversary cake to be held at the Freedom Museum, Manassas Regional Airport, 10600 Harry J. Parrish Boulevard, Manassas, VA 20110. THANK YOU TO VETPAR...
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Post Everlasting

It is with deepest sorrow that the 16th District Chaplain reports on the passing of Richard S. Pregnall, Past Detachment of Virginia Commander. Richard passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Madison, Virginia. A gathering of family and friends will be on Saturday, June 15 from 6-8 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home, 105 West Main Street, Front Royal, Virginia. Surviving with his mother are his brother Henry Davidson Pregnall, IV and wife Teresa Jean Jenkins Pregnall of Front Royal; step-sist...
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Dixon Golf Fund Raising Idea

The information below was received from Dixon Golf and may be helpful to Posts conducting golf tournaments to raise funds for the Post. I thought I would drop you a note about how The Boys and Girls Club recently held a tournament like yours and used logo golf balls to make more money. After they were introduced to the concept, they sold the 'Logo Ball Sponsorship' for $1,500 to Smile Dental. Once they sold it, they turned around and bought 34 dozen Dixon Wind golf balls with Smile Dental's lo...
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16th District Call to Attend the 2019 District Convention

It appears that there may have been an issue with sending out the Formal Call for the 2019 District Convention.  Attached is a copy of the formal letter. Please consider this email and the attached notification letter at our website as your official notice and call to attend the 2019 District Convention for the 16th District, Department of Virginia. We would also like the Sons of the American Legion to join us at this meeting. The District Convention will be held on Saturday June 1, 2019 at 2 P...
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Critical Reports Past Due and Coming Due

As a reminder there are several important items that were previously due and a few coming up by the end of the month. Post Commanders and Adjutants should be working together to make sure these get completed. If you need assistance, reach out to your District Adjutant, District Vice Commander or District Commander to make sure these get done on time. Your Post Data Form was due by April 15 and we sill have a few Posts that have not submitted their form. You should have received this as p...
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