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Check out the latest news articles from around the United States and state of Florida.

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According to the American Legion, when a comrade passes
the moment is one of honor. 
The memory of his/her life in the
service of country has now been
enrolled in the great spirit army, whose footfalls cause no sound, 
but in the memory of mankind, 
their souls go on marching, sustained by the pride of
service in time of war.

The American Legion, Department of Florida is proud to remember and honor our fellow members of the Legion Family who have passed away and transferred to “Post Everlasting”. May they rest in peace and forever are remembered on these pages and by their comrades.

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This section of the website is where you can find the most current and archived issues of the Legion Link and the Department of Florida’s monthly newsletter, as well as, archived newsletters. If you have any questions or concerns about the link please feel free to contact Allyson Capecea.

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There is always something going on within The American Legion, Department of Florida. Keep track of Legion events going on in your community.

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Approximately 3,000 – 4,000 attendees gather at the Department Convention to help further their cause of patriotism and support for our service men and women, past and present. The Department Convention of the Florida American Legion includes two other separate conventions: The American Legion Auxiliary and The Sons of The American Legion. The combined membership of these three organizations is near four (4) million worldwide. Along with the annual business meetings, other significant elements of the Department Convention include the election of officers, training sessions, general sessions with keynote speakers, a patriotic memorial service, receptions and banquets.

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Fall Conference held at the Hilton, Walt Disney World is sure to be a great experience for first time attendees as well as seasoned officers. With the professional staff at the Hilton, along with your Department Headquarters team, our goal is to make Conference a successful and enjoyable experience.

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The American Legion hosts its national convention in a different city each year and welcomes to it a large number of attendees. Legionnaires attending the event can take advantage of planned tourism attractions, discounted hotel and travel rates, Legion-sponsored events, and other convention-related offers.

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