American Legion Emblem

President 2017-2018

2017-2018 Plan of Action


Department President                  Department Executive Director

Vickie L. Klinkhammer                  Marlene Valentine

   1630 Cornell St.                              720 Lyon St.

Dubuque, Iowa 52001             Des Moines, Iowa 50309

 Cell# 563-663-0076                         515-282-7987     



         Theme: “America Runs Free Because of Those Who Served Our Country”

       Colors: Blue:Legion, SAL, Legion Riders                   Flower: Blue Forget-Me-Knots

                    Red: American Legion Auxiliary, Juniors        Flower: Red Poppy

                    Purple: The Legion Family                             Flower: Purple Lilac

Blue & Red = Purple

       Legion:Stallions, SAL:Colts, Legion Riders:Ferals, Auxiliary:Fillies, Juniors:Foals


Symbol: Wild White Mustang         Theme Music: “Wild Horses” by Natasha Bedingfield

Music: Spiritual “On Eagles Wings,” “Wind Beneath My Wings,” “Gloryland”

                             Patriotic “The War Was in Color,” “God Bless the USA”

             Membership “A Girl and Her Horse,” “Midwestern Girl - IOWA NOW”

            “Happy Trails”

Scripture Readings: Old Testament:Ecclesiastes 3:1-8, “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build, a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance, a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them, a time to embrace and a time to refrain, a time to search and a time to give up, a time to keep and a time to throw away, a time to tear and a time to mend, a time to be silent and a time to speak, a time to love and a time to hate, a time for war and a time for peace.”

New Testament:John 14:6, “I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”

Projects: The Creative Arts of Iowa - 75%, National Creative Arts Festival - 25%

               Retrieving Freedom: $5600.00 to Purchase One Service Dog for a Veteran


Goals:1. Membership - To Attain Goal Status for the State of Iowa

                             2. Family - To Work Together as a Legion Family to Attain Goal Number 1

2017 - 2018 

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