Sons of The American Legion
           Squadron 22
           P.O. Box 424
        Whitman Ma.  02382
            781 - 447 - 5253
The Squadron is always looking for New Ideas and New Members --- (Non-Veterans & Veterans)
Stop in for a Visit, Get Aquainted with the Members, or simply Help Us by Getting Involved.
(Located at 33 Legion Parkway, Whitman, Ma.)

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MEETINGS: -  
The Last Wednesday of each Month at 7:00 PM
>>>  unless otherwise noted  <<<
Next Meeting Date is - APRIL  30,  2014
Nomination & Election of Officers - Notified Meeting
Dues $15.00 per Year (fiscal year - July to June)
Note: -  2014 Annual Dues Bills were Mailed - as of January 1, 2014, if you do not have a 2014 membership card you have been deemed deliquint and on March 31st  you will be suspended.
For more information, questions, or concerns, E-Mail the S.A.L at:
sons22legion@msn.com
Activity  Events
Mohegan Sun Casino Trip on Saturday, November 1,  2014 from 11:00AM till 8:00PM at $25 per person.  Full payment is required to reserve your seat.  Cutoff date is Friday, October 17, 2014.  Advance reservation is required due to Limited Availability.  Bus leaves and returns from the American Legion Parking Lot.  Price includes round trip bus, $10 bet voucher, $15 food voucher (extra fee may apply per casino).  For more Information, call Ken Lailer at 781-447-2940, American Legion at 781-447-5253, or Click Highlighted Link  CASINO TRIP .  Print form, fill it out then mail or drop off at the American Legion Post (33 Legion Pkwy)
NEXT TRIP - Scheduled for Saturday, March  2015
Officers  2013 - 2014
Commander               –   John Coughlin
Vice Commander      –   Donnie Westhaver
Jr Vice Commander  –   Tony Marcucella
Adjutant                       –   Scott Martello
Finance Officer          –   Ken Lailer
Sergeant at Arms      –   Joe Marzilli 
Historian                    –   Paul Nevins
Advisor                        –   Rick Nutt
Chaplain                      –   Bill Coughlin
State Detachment Adjutant -  Cliff Smith
           E-Mail: - cliff106@juno.com
Read the American Legion Post 22 Newsletter Online at
http://www.legion22.org/Newsletter.html
or
See Pictures of SAL Accomplishments at web site below
http://www.legion22.org/our-service.html


Future Meeting Dates: - "2014"
All meetings are the Last Wednesday of the Month at 7:00PM,  
unless otherwise noted.  The following monthly meetings
are scheduled  -   April 30th (Nomination & Elections of Officers), May 28th, and June 25th.  

>>>>>  Planned & Scheduled Activities or Events <<<<<

Childrens Hospital Fundraiser - Friday, April 11, 2014 at 7PM
Thank-you to All who contributed, supported, donated, or assisted
AS OF 2013 - YTD DONATED TOTAL  $8463.16  (thank you)

Toll Booth - Saturday, April 19th, 2014 from 9AM till 1PM
Whitman Center - Help Needed - Meet at Legion by 8:30AM

Wednesday, April 30th at 7PM - Nomination & Election of Officers
Notified Meeting - (if interested in an office, let us know)
 
The Correct Way to Display an American Flag
An American flag hung from a pole horizontally or at an angle from a house or building should always have the blue field with stars (otherwise known as the union) at the peak of the staff. The union should always be at the top most point of the flag.
The union should always be on the flag's right (observer's left) when an American flag is displayed vertically or horizontally on a wall. The union should additionally be in the uppermost position. This same placement should be observed when displaying the flag in a window.
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Membership
Any male descendant of a member of the American Legion or of a veteran who has died (includes parent or grandparent) is eligibile to join the Son's of the American Legion.(this includes stepson & adopted son).  
For Help Obtaining Military Records or to Prove Eligibility, please, Visit the Son's of the American Legion Membership, Determining your Eligibility at The National Son's Website then click membership   and/or   go to
"The National Personnel Records Center, Military Personnel Records" 
Request copies of Military Personnel Records at (click on link below)
"http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records"
Please, note - go to bottom of screen and click request military records, then input data on form with as much information as possible.  Print completed form, sign,  then Mail or Fax as indicated.  (address &/or fax telephone number listed)