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What are you doing for Veterans Day?

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Is your American Legion post, district or department planning or taking part in a community Veterans Day event? If so, we want to know about it.

We want to be able to both promote these events ahead of time, as well as plan to possibly provide national coverage of the events in The American Legion's various media channels.

To share details of your event, including time, date, location, guest speakers and community involvement, please email And remember to please share your event after it happens by uploading a story and photos at

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Did you know?

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.