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American Legion Unit 323: The ‘Way We Were’

As we all are aware, the coronavirus has shown us that the modern world is actually stoppable. It became a severe test of our society, economy, all businesses and every person on earth. The actual test is still going on and will continue to the future. We need to understand we will never ...

Trump has given America new hope

To the editor: I am 76 years young, 100% DAV, and served my country during the Viet Nam war, 1964-1968. When I got discharged I went back to college in Boston on the VA bill. I was very naive about “politics” but took a class on political science where I learned from a teacher who started ...

Time to take things down a notch

To the editor: It was during the Trump administration when the anti-racism protestor in Charlottesville was attempting to disperse; as per the police instruction, and was mowed down by a rental car? Can you remember that far back? Now the GOP convention invites Americans to believe “you ...

American Legion Unit 323: Texts, tweets or talks

Today’s youth feel so important because they are able to text, tweet or talk in a special language not understood by their parents. Here at the American Legion, we know this is something which has been around for many years and we celebrate those who were using secret codes to help win wars. ...

Pass the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act

To the editor: September is Suicide Prevention Month and it’s that we be there for each other and take steps to prevent suicide. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s theme for the month is to #KeepGoing, by taking simple actions to safeguard our mental health and save lives. ...

Want clean water? Follow the money

To the editor: In 2018 our water pollution was so bad in Florida, we had dead dolphins, manatees, fish, birds and even a whale wash up on the shores of local beaches. People were coughing and having trouble breathing -- and it was not pollution, it was toxic algae-caused by nutrient pollutant ...

American Legion Unit 323: Happy birthday!

Submitted by Pat Whitehall Tuesday, Aug. 4 saw the 230th birthday of the U.S. Coast Guard. It was created by Alexander Hamilton as the Revenue Marine and is the oldest continuous seagoing service of the United States. The original purpose was to collect customs duties at U.S. seaports. Its ...