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COVID-19 Related News

There are a few important notes for Veterans related to COVID-19 (Corona Virus). The Internal Revenue Service today issued a special alert for Supplemental Security Income and Department of Veterans Affairs beneficiaries to act by May 5 if they didn’t file a tax return in 2018 or 2019 and have dependents so they can quickly […]

Buddy Check: Now More Than Ever

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that is affecting us all, the Buddy Check program is perhaps more important now than ever before. The idea is to connect with veterans who may need assistance but don’t know where to go or who to ask. The American Legion Family already reaches out to fellow Legionnaires at this […]

2020 Boys State Cancelled

On behalf of the entire American Legion Boys State of Virginia Board of Directors, leadership team, and staff, we are saddened that we have had to make the decision to cancel this year’s 78th session of Virginia Boys State due to the continued concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. For the health and well-being of the […]

Vietnam War Commemoration

Capital Caring Health cordially invites Vietnam and Vietnam Era Veterans and their Families to a special Vietnam War Commemoration.  The vent is being held on Sunday, March 29, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the National Marine Corps Museum, 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle, VA 22172. Veterans will receive a complimentary Vietnam War […]

VA Closes Nursing Homes To Visitors

If your Post has visitations scheduled for VA Nursing Homes you may want to verify the activity will still be allowed.  The VA has announced that until further notice, all VA nursing homes will adopt a “No Visitor” stance, meaning no outside visitors will be permitted to see residents. Please see the VA News release […]

2020 Spring Conference Oratorical Committee Report

2020 Spring Conference Oratorical Committee Report

2020 Spring Conference First Vice Commanders Report

2020 Spring Conference First Vice Commanders Report

2020 Spring Conference SONS Committee Report

2020 Spring Conference SONS Committee Report

2020 Spring Conference Nominating Committee Report

2020 Spring Conference Nominating Committee Report

2020 Spring Conference New Posts Committee Report

2020 Spring Conference New Posts Committee Report

2020 Spring Conference Commanders Report

2020 Spring Conference Commanders Report

2020 Spring Conference Legion Riders Committee Report

2020 Spring Conference Legion Riders Committee Report

2020 Spring Conference Media and Comm Committee Report

2020 Spring Conference Media and Comm Committee Report

2020 Spring Conference Blood Drive Committee Report

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2020 Spring Conference Americanism Committee Report

2020 Spring Conference Americanism Committee Report

2020 Spring Conference Foreign Relations Committee Report

2020 Spring Conference Foreign Relations Committee Report

2020 Spring Conference Third Vice Commanders Report

2020 Spring Conference Third Vice Commanders Report

2020 Spring Conference Second Vice Commanders Report

2020 Spring Conference Second Vice Commanders Report

Post 360 Gospel Concert Fund Raiser

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED AT THIS TIME.

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: Click to access MembershipGoal_103percent.pdf

2019 Fall Conference Minutes

2019 Fall Conference Minutes

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 […]

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 […]

Department Fall Conference to Feature ALA Membership Breakfast

Register now to attend the American Legion Auxiliary Membership Breakfast at the Department Fall Conference.  Registration and payment must be completed by October 18.  Download the registration form below. Download Registration Form

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 […]

Post 247 National Emergency Preparedness Information Session

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 […]

2019 District Convention Minutes

2019 District Convention Minutes

2019 District Convention Letter From Joe Dudley to Convention

2019 District Convention Letter From Joe Dudley to Convention

2019 District Convention Junior Shooting Sports Report

2019 District Convention Junior Shooting Sports Report

2019 District Convention Blood Drive Committee Report

2019 District Convention Blood Drive Committee Report

2019 District Convention Media and Comm Report

2019 District Convention Media and Comm Report

2019 District Convention ALR Committee Report

2019 District Convention ALR Committee Report

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

American Legion Auxiliary 16th District – First Place in Department Membership

The 16th District continues to excel in membership activities for the State of Virginia for our entire Legion family.  The ALA 16th District reached 1st place with the May 2 membership report.  The District is at 101.84%  with the 6th/7th Combined District right behind at 101.56%.  ALA Northern Zone continues to hold 1st place with 96.27%. […]

Warrenton Post 72 ALR Thank You Card Collection

You are invited to join Warrenton Post 72 ALR for their Thank You Card collection from the Fauquier County schools.  There are two dates for this event. The first run on May 10, 2019 will have everyone assemble at the McDonalds located at 11027 Marsh Road, Bealeton, VA with KSU at 8:00 AM. The second […]

Warrenton Post 72 ALR Poker Run

Join the Warrenton Post 72 American Legion Riders for a Poker Run on May 11, 2010. Registration and first card draw starts at 10:00 AM at Post 72. KSU at 11:00 AM with stops at Griffin Tavern (Flint Hill, VA), Front Royal Post 53, Old Salem (Marshall, VA), and then returning to Post 72 around […]

Post 72 Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Warrenton Post 72 invites you to join them for a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser to help support their Junior Shooting Sports Program (JSSP) team known as The Warrenton Rifles. The dinner will be held on May 11, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. All profits go to support the JSSP Warrenton Rifles team. Please see […]

Bealeton Hometown Heroes Day

See the flyer below for information on the Bealeton Hometown Heroes event for May 25, 2019. A free lunch will be provided. Bealeton Hometown Heroes Event

Remington Post 247 Food Auction

Remington Post 247 will be holding a food auction on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at their Post home. See the flyer below to get additional details. Post 247 Food Auction

Post 34 Golf Tournament Registration Begins

Post 34 Golf Tournament Registration Begins Register now for the Leesburg Post 34 Golf Tournament Fundraiser being held at the Raspberry Falls Golf and Hunt Club which will be held on September 6, 2019. The cost will be $150.00 per player which includes cart, breakfast buffet, and post play BBQ. You can register online at: […]

Flags In – Culpeper National Cemetery

Begin a new Memorial Day Weekend tradition with your family. In preparation of Memorial Day, we invite you to join Culpeper National Cemetery in the yearly tradition, known as ‘Flags In’ placing an American Flag at the headstone of the more than 11,000 Veterans resting at Culpeper National Cemetery. Please plan on being at the […]

The Walking Marine – 16th District Events

The 16th District is proud to support the efforts of The Walking Marine team to bring attention to Veteran Suicide Awareness and Veteran Issues. Several of the Posts within the 16th District are holding special events to recognize the efforts of The Walking Marine Team. You can learn more about the efforts of Terry Sharpe […]

Chick-fil-A Military Appreciation Night

Join your 16th District Staff and Culpeper Post 330 at Chick-fil-A in Culpeper for their Military Appreciation Night, May 15, 2019 at 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. All active duty military and those who have honorably served, along with their immediate family are invited to join in for a free specified Chick-fil-A meal. You can […]

Culpeper Remembers Memorial Day Commemoration

Join Culpeper Post 330 as they host the Culpeper Remembers Memorial Day Commemoration. The event will be held Monday, May 27 beginning at 3:00 PM at Post 330 located at 14222 Rixeyville Road in Culpeper Virginia. The event will feature musical selections from Crossroads Youth Orchestra and Windmore’s Piedmont Community Band; written contributions from Pen […]

16th District Rocks Membership Awards

District Commander Sonnie Dickerson sends congratulations to Middleburg Post 295, Lovettsville Post 1836 and Ashburn Post 2001 for meeting the requirements for the Dan Daniel Plaque with 110% membership before June 5. Remember, it is still not too late to meet your membership goals or reach that 110% for your own Post. This has been […]

Post 330 Open House

Post 330 will be holding an open house on Saturday, April 20th. The event will be held from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM. The purpose is to recruit new membership. The open house will feature complimentary snacks. There will be a Service Officer on hand to answer Veteran questions and they will also have a […]

Important Deadlines Today and The Near Future

As a reminder there are several important items that are due by close of business today and a few coming up by the end of the month. Firefighter/EMT of the Year Award nominations are due by COB today to Department Headquarters. If you have a submission, don’t forget to ensure it is forwarded and let […]