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This is our newest tab for items of interest to probably just us.

 

  • Do you want to properly display your flag?This half staff American flag widget will automatically display the American Flag at half staff on the days that it is appropriate to fly the flag at half staff. It will also give the reason why the is at half staff.         US FLAG STATUS
  • There has been lots of discussion and rumors regarding the Veterans Id Card. Its supposed to be made available to all Vets with a DD214 and an Honorable Discharge. Read more or   Click here to apply for yours.  
  • Lee's Summit ALL VETERAN'S MEMORIAL Bricks Program.  The Memorial is located at 3rd & Main in Lee's Summit Historical Downtown, by the train depot. In 2016, the Memorial was expanded to accommodate additional permanent dedications (bricks) to those who have served our country.  After opening the link to the application, print it and follow the instruction provided.
  • VetVerify is a shared verification service of the four military exchanges (AAFES, NEXCOM, MCX and CGX) that supports the Veterans online shopping benefit by verifying Veterans who cannot be authenticated by the exchanges alone.  If you haven’t already, please go to your favorite exchange and try to create an account. You will be redirected to VetVerify if additional information is needed.

  • COLD WAR CERTIFICATES - If you qualify, the award is easy to obtain, and there is no cost.  To receive a certificate, you must submit supporting documentation that demonstrates honorable service, including: any official government or military document with recipient's name, Social Security Number or Military Service Number or Foreign Service Number, and dates of service.

  • Resolution 1: to recognize service and sacrifice in all times of war - The American Legion National Executive Committee passed Resolution 1 last October to recognize U.S. military personnel who have pledged their lives to defend the United States, 1,600 of whom were killed or wounded, in military action the federal government has not recognized as wartime​.  There is a Bipartisan US Senate Bill, titled the Legion Act, to make this possible. More to come.


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