Latest American Legion Stories

2013-11-13 23:25:55

Inadequate water system treatment can lead to Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks. Jules Zacher, PC is a law firm with multiple cases linked to recent outbreaks across the country. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Legionnaires’ disease is a potentially deadly form of pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria frequently found in water. People can contract this illness when hotels, hospitals, nursing homes, and other large facilities do not properly maintain their water systems....

2013-09-19 23:31:08

AED.com recently partnered with Zoll Medical to donate an AED to American Legion Post 375 in Mukwonago, Wisconisn. The unit will stand ready to protect local veterans. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 American Legion Post 375 in Mukwonago, Wisconsin is now home to a Zoll AED Plus thanks to a donation from AED.com. The Legion Post supports local veterans in a number of ways including hosting Camp American Legion in northern Wisconsin. The camp allows elderly and disabled veterans...

2013-09-17 23:00:14

James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital and Clinics will host a town hall meeting on September 21. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital and Clinics will host a town hall meeting on September 21. This meeting is for veterans to explore benefits and services provided through the Veterans Healthcare Administration, Veterans Benefits Administration, National Cemetery Administration and the Polk County Vet Center. If possible, veterans should bring their...

Word of the Day
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'