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Women Veterans Day – 72 Years in the Armed Services

This year we celebrate 72 years of women in the armed services. On June 12, 1948, President Harry Truman signed into law the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act allowing women to serve as regular members of the military. On May … Continue reading

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Frisco Memorial Day Observance

𝐌𝐞𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐒𝐚π₯ πƒπšπ² π‚πžπ«πžπ¦π¨π§π² 𝐒𝐧 π…π«π’π¬πœπ¨ 𝐒𝐬 𝐚 β€œπ†πŽβ€ Frisco, Texas – Frisco Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8273 and the Frisco Garden Club partner to host the 2020 Memorial Day Ceremony.Β  At 9:00 am on Monday, May 25, 2020 veterans … Continue reading

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Frisco Legion Distributes Over 700 Masks to Residents

Frisco American Legion distributes over 700 masks to Frisco area residents, physical therapy clinic patients, and two Non-Profits This past week the Frisco American Legion, Peter J, Courcy, Post 178 partnered with local businesses Classique Jewelers, Big Frog Custom T-Shirts … Continue reading

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MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS CANCELLED

Until further notice monthly Membership Meetings have been temporarily cancelled because of the President’s Coronavirus (COVID – 19) Guidelines. The Executive Committee will advise when meetings are scheduled. For more information, For more information, contact Thor Anderson, 214-240-7027, or thoramericanlegion@gmail.com.

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American Legion Post 178 Hosted the 2020 State Oratory Finals

On President’s Day the top student orators in the state arrived in Frisco to win the top honors in the annual American Legion Department of Texas High School Oratorical Contest. The contest was held on February 17, 2020 at Collin … Continue reading

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Governor Abbott Announces Federal Grant for Senior Citizen Meals

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas has received a $16.2 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Administration for Community Living (ACL) to help communities provide meals for older adults. The grant was part of … Continue reading

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GI Bill Fix Will Keep Funds Flowing During Pandemic

President Donald Trump on March 21 signed a bill into law that will ensure GI Bill benefits aren’t suspended for college programs forced to switch to distance learning because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Without the bill, tuition, housing, and subsistence … Continue reading

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Nature of the Coronavirus Pandemic

The nature of the coronavirus pandemic is unprecedented in our lifetimes and we must be alert about protecting and caring for our members. With this in mind, we are canceling our Membership Meeting for April 13 and will evaluate future … Continue reading

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9/11 Post Namesake Inspires Texas Post

Fred Rogers made a promise to Mary Bush, the mother of Army Cpl. Peter J. Courcy, who was killed in a suicide bombing attack in 2009. That promise has fueled the launch, growth and success of American Legion Peter J. … Continue reading

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Frisco Lakes Veterans Group Supports the Boys State and Girls State Programs

On December 3, 2019 the Frisco Lakes Veterans Group presented a program to members and residents of Frisco Lakes on their 2019 accomplishments. One of their proudest accomplishments was the support of both Texas Boys State and Bluebonnet Girls State. … Continue reading

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