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Oxford reveals key initiatives amid COVID-19

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American Legion National Commander Bill Oxford is at home following safety protocols related to the coronavirus pandemic. Still, the commander wants to communicate with the nation’s largest veterans service organization during this extraordinary time.

There are twice-daily messages from the commander being posted on the Legion website.

Additionally, the commander recorded a series of public service announcements that are available for viewing here and available for download here.

The commander:

• Announces the “Month of Hope” campaign geared toward helping those affected by COVID-19.

• Addresses the importance of Buddy Checks during the pandemic.

• Encourages American Legion members to consider donating blood during this urgent time of need.


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