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Harrison Township Veterans’ Commission
The Harrison Township Veterans’ Commission is made up local residents who have proudly served our Country within the United States Armed Forces.
Honor a veteran today with a memorial brick. The Harrison Township Veteran’s Memorial ‘Hero Lane’ is located at entrance of the William Wilt Soccer Complex; the walkway to the memorial is lined with engraved pavers honoring those veteran’s who have given of themselves in honor of their country. Order your paver by clicking here
For those interested in becoming members, you can review membership eligibility rules on the American Legion website here. As a quick summary A VETERAN IS A VETERAN – which means The American Legion embraces all current and former members of the military. Those who wish to review Public Law 116-35 of the 116th Congress, known as the Legion Act can see a copy here.
A copy of the American Legion application form can be download here in advance or can be obtained during any of our meetings, please visit our events page to find the next meeting or contact us to join today.
Together, we make a difference
The American Legion provides life-changing assistance and guidance for veterans, military personnel, their families and communities in thousands of ways every day around the world. Help comes in the form of personal assistance, cash grants, donated goods, disaster relief, labor, networking, volunteerism and advocacy.
More Reasons to Join The American Legion
Free Subscription to The American Legion Magazine
Our nation’s leaders speak directly to citizens on the pages of The American Legion Magazine. The American Legion’s organizational goals are promoted using the words of talented writers, professional journalists, and world leaders.
The American Legion offers expert advice, support and representation for veterans and families seeking government benefits they are eligible to receive at the federal, state and local levels.
Hundreds of job fairs and career events every year, all across the map, are coordinated, sponsored, promoted or produced by The American Legion. American Legion business workshops also help veterans and their families pursue their entrepreneurial dreams.
Comfort for the Recovering
Operation Comfort Warriors helps active-duty military personnel and newly discharged veterans recover and adjust to lifestyle changes.
The American Legion conducts student-veteran roundtables, networks with Student Veterans of America as well as college campuses, and works with agencies to better apply military experience toward professional and vocational licenses and certification credits.
Family and Community Support
Cash grants and volunteer aid are among the ways The American Legion reaches out to families of military servicemembers and veterans during times of financial difficulty, short-handedness at home or natural disaster.
The American Legion and USAA, two organizations driven by the same values for nearly a century, are allied through a “preferred provider” relationship that connects Legionnaires with the best advice and service in banking, insurance and personal finance.
Homeless Veteran Outreach
The American Legion offers hundreds of opportunities for homeless veterans across the country, including temporary housing, mentoring and job training.
Honor and Remembrance
American Legion honor guards provide official services at thousands of veteran funerals around the world each year. The Legion is also a leader at every level in the establishment and maintenance of memorials and monuments that honor military sacrifice.
The American Legion offers members and their families practical, money-saving discounts that can easily save many times the cost of annual membership dues.
Advocacy in Washington
The American Legion is the nation’s most influential, effective and dependable advocate of veteran affairs fighting for better active-duty pay, improved housing for active-duty families and helping to ensure that the VA’s medical system can properly care for veterans.
The American Legion offers volunteer opportunities that fulfill needs in local communities throughout the country and beyond. The Legion and the Sons of The American Legion provide millions of hours of free community service, assistance at VA medical facilities and help at military installations each year.
- Home Depot
- 10% Military Discount: Home Depot’s 10% discount is applicable to purchases with a $500 maximum discount. There are some exclusions, including installation products or services, Gift Cards, special buy appliances, and some commodities, such as building materials. The discount is not available for online purchases.
- Eligibility – U.S. stores: The discount is offered in the U.S. to all active duty military personnel, reservists, retired or disabled veterans and their immediate families. Veterans who do not have a VA service-connected disability rating may only be eligible for the military discount during national holidays such as Memorial Day, July 4th, and Veterans Day.
- Military ID: To use Home Depot’s discount, you should present acceptable proof of military service.
- To receive the Everyday 10% Military Discount, you must be currently serving in or a veteran of the US armed forces or be the immediate family member (Spouses and/or dependent children up to 18 years old). Once the service member signs up for the discount program on Lowes.com, it will be linked to a MyLowe’s card that may also be used by immediate family.
- Enroll in the program online. Lowe’s uses a trusted third party to verify eligibility status for online enrollment and may require additional documentation or proof of eligibility.
- Verizon Wireless
- Whether you’re a member of the military, a student, a teacher or a first responder, you’re part of an exclusive group. With ID.me, you can verify your group status, and gain access to amazing group discounts from hundreds of the most popular brands. Discover military discounts here for many store like Under Armour, Fanatics and many more.
- Offers exclusive discounts for current and former military, first responders and law enforcement from their website on name brand merchandise as well as tickets and travel.
- Bloomers Garden Center in Washington Township
- 20% veterans discount year round – Thanks Jack for this information!
- MORE TO COME SOON!!!!