Meet Debbie Chen: ALA Member

Members of the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) represent women of every generation and are family members of veterans who have served in every conflict since World War I. Each month, we’ll highlight one of our unit’s members in hopes of putting a face to the nearly 800,000 members of the American Legion Auxiliary worldwide. Debbie Read more about Meet Debbie Chen: ALA Member[…]

Meet Lisa Ziehmann: ALA Member

Members of the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) represent women of every generation and are family members of veterans who have served in every conflict since World War I. Each month, we’ll highlight one of our unit’s members in hopes of putting a face to the nearly 800,000 members of the American Legion Auxiliary worldwide. Lisa Read more about Meet Lisa Ziehmann: ALA Member[…]

Meet Lauren Lloyd: ALA Member

Members of the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) represent women of every generation and are family members of veterans who have served in every conflict since World War I. Each month, we’ll highlight one of our unit’s members in hopes of putting a face to the nearly 800,000 members of the American Legion Auxiliary worldwide. Lauren Read more about Meet Lauren Lloyd: ALA Member[…]

Join Us In Celebrating AmeriCorps’ 20th Anniversary

ALA Unit 1 in DC knows that AmeriCorps members get things done for America, since several unit members are AmeriCorps alums or help administer AmeriCorps grants. In honor of the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps, we’re sharing this post about one of our members doing both. Sharon Riegsecker has been a member of the American Legion Read more about Join Us In Celebrating AmeriCorps’ 20th Anniversary[…]

ALA Unit 1 in DC Featured at ALA National Convention

August 27, 2014 IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact pr@ALAUnit1inDC.org or 202.643.ALA1 (2521) ALA Unit 1 in DC Featured at ALA National Convention WASHINGTON, DC—Nearly 2,000 women representing the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) convened in Charlotte, NC on Aug. 29-Sept. 4 for the organization’s 94th annual national convention. Auxiliary members from all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Read more about ALA Unit 1 in DC Featured at ALA National Convention[…]

ALA Unit 1 in DC Cooks for Veterans’ Families for 9/11 Day of Service & Remembrance

September 11, 2013 IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact pr@ALAUnit1inDC.org or 202.643.ALA1 (2521) ALA Unit 1 in DC Cooks for Veterans’ Families for 9/11 Day of Service & Remembrance WASHINGTON, DC—As part of the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance, members of American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Unit 1 in DC joined Corporation for National and Community Service Read more about ALA Unit 1 in DC Cooks for Veterans’ Families for 9/11 Day of Service & Remembrance[…]

ALA Unit 1 in DC Featured at ALA National Convention

August 29, 2013 IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact pr@ALAUnit1inDC.org or 202.643.ALA1 (2521) ALA Unit 1 in DC Featured at ALA National Convention WASHINGTON, DC—Nearly 2,000 women representing the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) convened in Houston, TX on Aug. 23-29 for the organization’s 93rd annual national convention. Auxiliary members from all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District Read more about ALA Unit 1 in DC Featured at ALA National Convention[…]

Legion Family Donates Detergent for Homeless DC Veterans

May 24, 2013 IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact pr@ALAUnit1inDC.org or 202.643.ALA1 (2521) Legion Family Donates Detergent for Homeless DC Veterans WASHINGTON, DC—The American Legion Post 1 and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1 partnered to donate laundry detergent for homeless and at-risk veterans in DC. The Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s Community Resource and Referral Center (CRRC) provides care and Read more about Legion Family Donates Detergent for Homeless DC Veterans[…]

Drive to Collect Detergent for Homeless and At-Risk Veterans in DC Underway

March 20, 2013 IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact pr@ALAUnit1inDC.org or 202.643.ALA1 (2521) Drive to Collect Detergent for Homeless and At-Risk Veterans in DC Underway WASHINGTON, DC—The American Legion Post 1 and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1 are partnering to collect laundry detergent for homeless and at-risk veterans in DC. The Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s Community Resource Read more about Drive to Collect Detergent for Homeless and At-Risk Veterans in DC Underway[…]

Drive to Collect Items for Care Packages to Deployed Servicemembers Underway

February 6, 2013 IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact pr@ALAUnit1inDC.org or 202.643.ALA1 (2521) Drive to Collect Items for Care Packages to Deployed Servicemembers Underway WASHINGTON, DC—The American Legion Post 1 Family is collecting items to send care packages to deployed servicemembers. Items will be collected through the end of March at all Legion Family events or to make special Read more about Drive to Collect Items for Care Packages to Deployed Servicemembers Underway[…]