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100th National Convention resolutions now on Digital Archive

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During the 100th National Convention in Minneapolis in August, the American Legion National Executive Committee passed 53 resolutions covering a variety of topics and Legion positions. These resolutions are now available to view in the Legion’s Digital Archive; see the full collection here. Resolution No. 1 is a special reaffirmation of the Legion’s purpose and philosophies nearly 100 years after its founding; formal printed copies were made available to delegates and others in attendance.

In addition to these most current resolutions, the Digital Archive contains all active Legion resolutions from 1950 to the present.

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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.