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*** The 99th Oklahoma Annual Convention ***


July 14th, 15th and 16th 2017

It's going to be huge!


Please plan to attend our Summer Convention. It will be held at

The Embassy Suites Norman from July 14th to July 16th, 2017.

Our room block is now open and available to book rooms! You can either

call the reservations line (1-866-577-1273) or book online through

Embassy Suites website, using the group code ‘AML’. Group Web Link: http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/O/OKCESES-AML-20170713/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG.

You will have until June 22nd to book rooms under the special group rate of $91.00 per night. After this date the group rate will no longer be offered.

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District 1: Conference to be held 4 March at Post 40 In Vinita, 26585 S 4410 Road.  No  Revitalization scheduled.

District 2: Conference held 1 April, 1000-1200, at Muskogee Post 15, 4021 W Broadway.
Dist 2 Con 1Apr2017.pdf

District 3: Revitalization to be held 9-10 March, 0900 - 1600 hours, East Ok State College, Baker Hall, room 140, 1301 W Main St, with Conference on 11 March, 2017 at 1100-1600 hours at Post 145 Foster Hall, USWVC 831 SE 172nd Wilburton, OK (9 miles south of Wilburton on HWY 2).

District 4: Revitalization to be held at Post 204, Seminole, 0900-1600 hours,18-19 May.  Conference 20 May 1000 until complete at Seminole, Post 204, 600 East Strothers.

District 5: Revitalization to be held 0900 - 1600 hours 23-24 March at Post 13, 239 SE 57th St. OKC. District Conference 0900 hours 25 March at Stillwater, Post 129, 611 S Main.

District 6: Revitalization to be held 11-12 May, 0900 -1600 followed by District Conference on 13 May,1000 - until complete at Fletcher, Post 306, 106 Shelby street, Fletcher.

District 7: Revitalization to be held 27-28 April 0900-1600, at site in Sayre to be announced.  Conference will be April 29, 2017 at the VoTech School in Sayre, Ok.  Post 146 in Sayre will host the conference. Registration:  8:30 - 9:00am Conference Starts at 9:00am Directions: Coming from east on I-40, take Exit 25, go 1/4 mile west on old 66 highway, Vo-Tech is on your left.
A detailed agenda will be coming out in early April.  If any Post has an agenda item they want discussed or addressed, please submit to Doug Hale by April 1.
Please discuss the conference with your Post members and encourage their attendance. Would like to see a super turnout. Also let your Legion Aux know details of conference.

District 8: Revitalization to be held at Post 92, 901 14th Street, Alva, 0900 -1600, 6-7 April, Conference 8 April at Moose Lodge - 302 7th Street, Alva, OK 73717

Agenda 8 Apr17 District Meeting.pdf


National Commanders visit to Oklahoma 18 - 22 April
Tentative schedule of events:
 
Arrive April 18 1200 at OKC, Lunch, followed by tour of Bricktown area; 19 Apr visit and tour of Bombing Memorial, Lunch, visit VA Home/Hospital in Norman followed by dinner; 20 Apr tour of Oklahoma History Center at 10:00 am, Veterans WALK at 1300 hrs at Oklahoma History Center parking area, visit and tour state capitol, dinner in Fletcher, attend Post 306 meeting,  21 Apr tour of 45 Division Museum, Lunch, travel to Shawnee, tour of Veterans Memorial Park hosted by Post 16 Shawnee, possibly a Veterans Walk, dinner meet and greet at the German Restaurant in Choctaw at 1800 hrs.  22 Apr departure at 0745.

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Exciting Announcement about Your
No-Cost LegionCare Coverage


If you enrolled in the Legionnaire Insurance Trust (LIT) LegionCare No-Cost AD&D Program prior to 1/1/2015, your coverage was set to expire on August 31, 2016. We know that many of you have not re-upped for the program. LegionCare is such an important benefit that we couldn't have you lose it through overlooking this.


The Legionnaire Insurance Trust took action to make sure this wouldn't happen. We negotiated with the insurance company and are pleased to announce that if you signed up for LegionCare coverage and remain a member of the Legion Family, you will no longer have to worry about any expiration.

 

Your coverage is now one and done.

If you have never signed up, you still need to do so. When you do, you'll never have to sign up again.

 

Here's a brief review of LegionCare.  All dues-paying Legion Family members have the opportunity to enroll in LegionCare, a complimentary NO COST accidental death benefit provided to you by the Legionnaire Insurance Trust. 

LegionCare provides you with:


  • $5,000 in Accidental Death Coverage for covered accidents that occur if you are traveling on official Legion business. *

  • $1,000 for all other covered accidents.

  • 24/7 protection that covers members at home, at work and while they are travelling away from home.

Plus, LegionCare is now available to all members of the Legion Family including the American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion members 18 years and older.You are guaranteed this NO COST benefit with no health questions, no hidden qualifications as long as you sign up one time. There is no reason for you or your members to pass up your opportunity for this important benefit.

If you haven't signed up for LegionCare at all yet, you can enroll now on www.TheLIT.com.  Don't miss out on this valuable benefit provided to you by the Legionnaire Insurance Trust.



To Enroll, visit www.TheLIT.com

or call 1-800-235-6943.


* For purposes of the Legionnaire Insurance Trust, a member of the Legion Family, with current year's dues paid, could be eligible for the $5,000.00 Accidental Death benefit if he/she is traveling to, attending, or returning from an official function at which the he/she represents his/her Post, District, Department, Unit, Squadron or National Organization in an official capacity. Bonus benefit for Legion business travel not available in MN and NH.

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