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An Open Invitation to Veterans of Operation Desert Shield,

& Operation Desert Storm



As yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group. Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace. 


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"That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies."

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As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.

WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.

Assistance & Benefits

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The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.

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The American Legion Family
Department of Connecticut

American Legion & Veterans of Foreign Wars Family Bowling Tournament

Saturday April 27, 2019, 1:00 pm Bowl-O-Rama

2143 Berlin Turnpike Newington, CT

Tournament is open to all American Legion & VFW members and the Family.  Proceeds benefit each 
Commander's Project.  Please get  together your 4 person Teams by April 22, 2019.

Only 30 lanes will be available.

Cost is $20.00 per person, Includes shoe rental, 3 Games of Bowling and Pizza

Please return this port ion wit h your names in the  order you will be bowling.  They will be
entered into the automated scoring system before you arrive.

Mail Checks Payable to:   "American Legion Dept of CT" American Legion Department of Connecticut

ATTN:  Bowling Tournament
PO Box 208
Rocky Hill, CT 06067-0208

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