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Membershio effort headed to Washington

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The American Legion Department of Washington and American Legion national staff are working together Feb. 17-18 on a district revitalization and veterans outreach effort based in Sedro Woolley, Wash.

Veterans in the area are invited to the effort to learn about American Legion programs and potential veterans benefits. The effort will take place from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. both days at George Baldridge American Legion Post 43, 701 Murdock St., Sedro Woolley..

A county veterans service officer will be available both days to assist with Department of Veterans Affairs-related issues and other veterans benefits-related questions.

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Military Funeral Honors ceremonies must be scheduled in advance.

The law requires that every eligible veteran receive a military funeral honors ceremony, which includes the folding and presentation of the United States flag and the playing of “taps,” upon the family’s request. This Department of Defense program calls for the funeral director to request military funeral honors on behalf of the veteran’s family.