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104th Congress, 1st Session -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  - House 
Document 104-51

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    PROCEEDINGS OF 76th NATIONAL CONVENTION of the AMERICAN LEGION

                         Minneapolis, Minnesota

                          September 6-8, 1994

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1994  :  76th NATIONAL CONVENTION OF THE AMERICAN LEGION  :  1994
104th Congress, 1st Session -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  - House 
Document 104-51

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    PROCEEDINGS OF 76th NATIONAL CONVENTION of the AMERICAN LEGION

                         Minneapolis, Minnesota

                          September 6-8, 1994

January 9, 1995.--Referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs and 
ordered
to be printed.

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86-484
  

                         LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL

                                       The American Legion,
                                   Washington, DC, January 5, 1995.
Hon. Newt Gingrich,
The Speaker of the House of Representatives,
Washington, DC.
    Dear Mr. Speaker: In compliance with current public law we 
herewith transmit for printing as a House document: a financial 
statement and independent audit of The American Legion, 
proceedings of our 76th annual National Convention held in 
Minneapolis, Minnesota from September 6, 7, and 8, 1994 plus a 
report on our organization's activities for the year preceding 
the Convention.
            Sincerely,
                                           Steve Robertson,
                         Director, National Legislative Commission.


                            C O N T E N T S

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National Conventions and Officers of The American Legion, 1919-
  1994...........................................................    VI

                   Tuesday Session--September 6, 1994

Call to Order--National Commander Bruce Thiesen..................     1
Invocation--National Chaplain Monsignor Raymond J. Kozlowski.....     2
Reading of Convention Call--National Adjutant Robert Spanogle....     3
Greetings:
    Bernie Melvin, Commissioner, Minnesota Dept. of Veterans 
      Affairs....................................................     7
    Honorable Sharon Sayles Belton, Mayor of Minneapolis.........     8
    Raymond L. Galazan, Department Commander, Minnesota..........     9
    Donald L. Schroedl, President, National Convention 
      Corporation of Minnesota...................................    10
Address--Honorable Lane Evans, U.S. House of Representatives (IL)    11
Presentation of Plaque--City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.........    13
Certificate of Appreciation--National Chaplain Monsignor 
  Kozlowski......................................................    14
Greetings:
    Mrs. Helen Holcomb, National President, American Legion 
      Auxiliary..................................................    15
Presentation, Distinguished Service Award--Honorable Walter 
  Annenberg......................................................    16
National Commander's Convention Report...........................    17
Report of Committee:
    Credentials and Internal Affairs, Section I..................    25
Certificate of Appreciation--Warren Hutching, Adolph Coors 
  Company........................................................    27
Reports of Committees:
    Legislation and Rules........................................    28
    Children and Youth...........................................    31
Awards:
    Garland Murphy...............................................    36
Report of Committee--Americanism.................................    37
Awards:
    Ralph T. O'Neil Education....................................    55
    Frank Belgrano, Jr...........................................    55
    William Randolph Hearst Americanism Trophy...................    55
    National Youth Champions.....................................    57
Addresses:
    Honorable Jim Ramstad, U.S. House of Representatives (MN)....    61
    Lt. Gen. Claude M. Kicklighter, Executive Director, World War 
      II Commemorative Committee.................................    64
    George W. Bentley, Society of American Legion Founders.......    68
    W.T. Russ Ward, Dominion President, Army, Navy and Air Force 
      Veterans in Canada.........................................    69
    Joseph Kobolak, Dominion President, Royal Canadian Legion....    70
    General Chou Shin-Pin, Chairman, Vocational Assistance 
      Commission for Retired Servicemen--Republic of China.......    72
Award--Legion of Honor Bronze Medallion Award Chapel of Four 
  Chaplains......................................................    73

                  Wednesday Session--September 7, 1994

Call to Order--National Commander, Bruce Thiesen.................    77
Address--Honorable Paul Wellstone, U.S. Senate (MN)..............    77
Report--John P. Comer, PNC and Member, Korean War Memorial 
  Advisory Board.................................................    81
Address--Honorable Jesse Brown, Secretary of Veterans Affairs....    82
Award--Employer of The Year......................................    85
Report of Committee:
    Employment and Veterans' Preference and Other Economic 
      Matters....................................................    87
Address--Honorable Preston Taylor, Assistant Secretary for 
  Veterans Employment............................................   111
Report of Committee--Credentials and Internal Affairs, Section II   115
Special Committee Report--Credentials and Other Internal Affairs.   121
Presentation--Citation for Meritorious Service to Honorable 
  Robert C. Smith, U.S. Senate (NH)..............................   123
Addresses:
    Honorable Robert C. Smith, U.S. Senate (NH)..................   124
    Diane Carlson Evans, Vietnam Women's Memorial Project........   127
    Wilma L. Vaught, Brigadier General, USAF Retired, President, 
      Women in Military Service for American Memorial Foundation.   129
    Major General Robert Ensslin, National Guard Association of 
      U.S........................................................   131
Certificate of Appreciation--Frank Dosio, NYNEX..................   134
Address--Joe Mayne, National Commander, Sons of the American 
  Legion.........................................................   136
Report of Committee--Credentials and Internal Affairs, Section 
  III............................................................   138
Award--National Recruiter of the Year............................   144
Reports of Committees:
    Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation..........................   145
    Finance......................................................   170
    Foreign Relations............................................   171
    Constitutional Amendments....................................   197

                  Thursday Session--September 8, 1994

Call to Order--National Commander, Bruce Thiesen.................   200
Presentation--George Greene, Buick Motor Division, GMC...........   201
Addresses:
    Honorable Arne Carlson, Governor, State of Minnesota.........   202
    Honorable Rod Grams, U.S. House of Representatives (MN)......   204
    Vice Admiral James M. Loy, U.S. Coast Guard..................   208
Award--Fourth Estate Award.......................................   213
Certificate of Appreciation--Brain Science Foundation, 
  Minneapolis MN.................................................   214
Report of Committee--National Security...........................   217
Election of National Commander...................................   267
Address--National Commander, William Detweiler...................   277
Election of National Vice Commanders.............................   281
Greetings--Mrs. Linda Newsome, President, American Legion 
  Auxiliary......................................................   285
Benediction--Outgoing National Chaplain, Msgr. Raymond Kozlowski.   286

                                Appendix

Annual Awards....................................................   288
Financial Report.................................................   293

                 The American Legion 74th Annual Report

Foreword, National Adjutant Robert W. Spanogle...................   311
Excerpts from the Constitution of The American Legion............   312
National Executive Committee.....................................   314
Reports of National Vice Commanders:
    Juan Cintron, Puerto Rico....................................   316
    Douglas A. Mason, Utah.......................................   317
    John Mulkern, Massachusetts..................................   318
    K.W. Ohl, Indiana............................................   319
    Curtis O. Twete, North Dakota................................   320
Reports:
    National Chaplain............................................   321
    National Historian...........................................   322
    National Judge Advocate......................................   323
    Administrative Services......................................   330
        Library and Museum.......................................   332
    Americanism Commission.......................................   333
        Counter-Subversive Activities Committee..................   337
        Education Committee......................................   337
    Children & Youth Commission..................................   339
        American Legion Child Welfare Foundation, Inc............   350
    Convention Commission........................................   351
    Economic Commission..........................................   352
        Employment Committee.....................................   355
        Veterans Preference Committee............................   355
    Finance Commission...........................................   358
        Emblem Committee.........................................   358
        American Legion Life Insurance Committee.................   359
    Foreign Relations Commission.................................   369
    Internal Affairs Commission..................................   379
        Membership and Post Activities Committee.................   383
    Legislative Commission.......................................   387
    National Security Commission.................................   399
        Aerospace Committee......................................   404
        Defense Civil Preparedness Committee.....................   405
        Law and Order Committee..................................   406
        Merchant Marine Committee................................   407
        Military Affairs Committee...............................   408
        National Security Council................................   415
        Naval Affairs Committee..................................   416
    Public Relations Commission..................................   416
    American Legion Magazine Commission..........................   417
    Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation Commission...............   418
    Report of the National President of the American Legion 
      Auxiliary..................................................   435
    Financial Statements.........................................   442
  NATIONAL CONVENTIONS AND NATIONAL OFFICERS AMERICAN LEGION, 1919 to 
                                  Date

 Note: In the following list it should be noted that the terms of each 
 group of officers expire with that particular convention under which 
                            they are listed.

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                         * indicates deceased.

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                          HONORARY COMMANDERS

                       General John J. Pershing*

                        Marshall Ferdinand Foch*

                              PARIS CAUCUS

                  Paris, France, March 15 to 17, 1919

Temporary Chairman: Eric Fisher Wood,* Pennsylvania. (Voted title of 
        Past National Commander at the 1955 National Convention.)
Permanent Chairman: Bennett C. Clark,* Missouri. (Voted title of past 
        National Commander at the 1926 National Convention.)
Chairman Pro Tempore: Thomas W. Miller,* Delaware. (Voted title of Past 
        National Commander at the 1968 National Convention.)
Secretary: Eric Fisher Wood,* Pennsylvania. (Voted title of Past 
        National Commander at the 1955 National Convention.) At the 
        Paris Caucus an Executive Committee was elected to complete 
        arrangements, the chairman and secretary of which were:
Chairman: Milton J. Foreman,* Illinois. (Voted title of Past National 
        Commander at the 1921 National Convention.)
Secretary: George A. White,* Oregon.

                            ST. LOUIS CAUCUS

                 St. Louis, Missouri, May 8 to 10, 1919

Temporary Chairman: Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.,* New York. (Voted title of 
        Past National Commander at the 1949 National Convention.)
Permanent Chairman: Henry D. Lindsley,* Texas.
Vice Chairmen: John J. Sullivan,* Washington; Fred Humphrey,* New 
        Mexico; P.C. Calhoun,* Connecticut. (Voted titles of Past 
        National Commanders at 1933 National Convention.)
Secretary: Eric Fisher Wood,* Pennsylvania.
Chaplain: Thomas H. Wiles,* Colorado. (Voted title of Past National 
        Commander at the 1921 National Convention.)

                        1st NATIONAL CONVENTION

            Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 10 to 12, 1919

Chairman: Henry D. Lidsley,* (Voted title of Past National Commander at 
        the 1919 National Convention.)
Vice Chairman: Bennett C. Clark,* Missouri.
Secretary: Eric Fisher Wood,* Pennsylvania.
Treasurer: Gasper G. Bacon,* Massachusetts.
Chaplain: Thomas H. Wiles,* Colorado.

                         2d NATIONAL CONVENTION

               Cleveland, Ohio, September 27 to 29, 1920

Commander: Franklin D'Olier,* Pennsylvania.
Vice Commanders: James O'Brien,* California; Allan Tukey,* Nebraska; 
        Joyce S. Lewis,* Minnesota; Alden B. Chambers, Massachusetts; 

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