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Membership Impact Report: Operation Comfort Warriors has big month

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The American Legion’s Operation Comfort Warriors program, fresh off a year of nearly $200,000 worth of comfort items and experiences for recovering troops and disabled veterans, delivered $40,000 worth of items in January 2020. The program had big television distributions at state veterans homes in Indiana and Illinois during the third week of January, to go along with four others in the year’s first month.

Meanwhile, The American Legion Veterans Employment and Education Division had five career events for veterans, military personnel and spouses during the month, helping nearly 4,000 find jobs. And, in this month’s report, see what community service and school outreach have done to boost membership for American Legion Post 178 in Frisco, Texas.

To see this month’s report and others, click here.

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