Category Archives: Opinion

Some Thoughts On Membership

Membership By War Era

What comes to mind when you think of an American Legion Post?  Many of us imagine an old-fashioned basement bar, smelling of cigarettes, and filled with aging men.  However, this stereotype does not entirely apply to Lloyd Williams Post 41.  … Continue reading

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Improving Communications

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Post 41 is continually searching for better ways to communicate with the members of our Legion family, other veterans, and our community.  Five years ago, we started a quarterly newsletter to communicate news and events with our Post 41 family.  … Continue reading

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Standard of Endeavor

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(Editorial, The Clarke Courier, Thursday, March 23, 1939) The Lloyd Williams Post 41 of the American Legion has set a great standard of community enterprise in offering to build a community house with their available cash.  It is perfectly true … Continue reading

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Gates’ Deep Cuts

Col. D. R. "Duke" Stanton, USMC (Retired)

(By Col. D. R. “Duke” Stanton, USMC, Retired) Is it in our best interest to diminish freedom’s protectors? We are presently involved in two wars, Afghanistan and Iraq. We have approximately 29,000 troops in South Korea while North Korea has … Continue reading

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