Congratulations to this year's 2021 Oratorical Competition winners. At this year's Post level competition 1st place went to Sydney Macauley, with a cash prize of 500$ for College Funds, 2nd place went to Ronnie Macauley along with a 250$ cash prize for College Funds. As winner of the Post level competition, Sydney went on to compete in the Department Level competition in France via virtual event and WON !! 1st place with a cash prize of 1000$ for College Funds. Sydney would have gone on to compete in the National Level but due to COVID-19 it was canceled, but Sydney did not come away empty handed, she was awarded 5000$ from National to be added to her College Funds.
Sydney is a Senior at AFNORTH International School in Brunssum, NL and will attend the Western Carolina University and plans to major in Elementary Education and plans to be a DODEA teacher in the future.
Ronnie is a Sophomore also attending AFNORTH, and he plans to attend the USAF Academy and play soccer and to become a Pilot in the USAF.
We wish them both all the best in there goals and Thank You for competing in this years event.
Post NL01 Officer Elections
On the 13th of March 1300, after old business has been completed the new Post Officer elections will take place via Zoom.
The positions are as follows......
Post 1st Vice Commander
Post 2nd Vice Commander
Post Service Officer
Appointed and serve at the leisure of the NEW Post Commander
Post Finance Officer
Post Judge Advocate
Don't let the COVID-19 Stop your pursuit of your VA Disabilities Claims. Please note the contact information for our VA Reps. John H. Blakely Overseas Military Service Coordinator U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs
The VA Reps swap out every six months to help us in Europe yet, their email address remain for the next Reps. They have been coming up to our Tri-Border Benelux area about every two or three months to have individual one-on-one conversations with our members and any Veteran in need of furthering their VA Claim. They are still available to help us during this COVID-19 time via email. Please do contact them if you need assistance.
And naturally, you can contact our Local American Legion Veteran Service Officers,
Dennis Owens or our new Post Service Officer Mr. John Pope in Post NL01 or even our Department Service Officer Mr. Frank Phillips for help. Best part, you do not have to be a member of the American Legion for us to help you.