Check out the latest edition of the SALute and the updated membership report, plus other files of interest.

SALute. April 2020 (pdf)


SAL Membership Report 3.27.20 (pdf)


Upcoming Events

 2020 District Convention Schedule Update

 as of Monday, April 4rd

   (Change to1st, 7th, 9th )

District #1: Updated March 25th

Convention rescheduled for Saturday, May 2nd, location to be determined. Convention will be held using Electronic Conferencing. 

District #2:

Convention unscheduled. DEC will meet telephonically on Thursday, April 9th to decide next steps in conducting convention.

District #3: COMPLETED

Convention has been reduced from 3 to 2 day scheduled at Arkansas City post #18 to begin Friday, March 20thwith a one-hour DEC meeting to be followed Saturday, March 21st for convention to convene one half day beginning at 9 am.  

District #4:

Location for Convention currently undetermined as original location closed.  Date scheduled: Saturday, April 18th.

District #5:  Updated March 23rd.  

Original location of Wellington moved to Newton post #2.  Convention will begin at 9 am conducting necessary business only to adjourn at noon. Candidates for office to send letters to be read to assembly. Convention postponed to May 2nd.

District #6: Updated March 23rd

Convention scheduled at Concordia post #76 to held on Saturday, April 4th and starts at 9 am with a closing at 12 pm.  Convention postponed to May 2nd.

District #7: Updated April 4th

Convention has been rescheduled at Great Bend for Saturday, May 2nd to begin at 9 am and end at 12 pm.  Conference will be conducted electronically.

District #8:  Updated March 23rd

Convention schedule has been reduced from 3 day to 1 day at Garden City on Saturday, April 4th commencing at 8 am and should conclude shortly after lunch. Convention postponed until further notice.

District #9: COMPLETED   

The pioneering District held their District Convention Electronically on Saturday, April 4thbeginning at 10 am and dismissing at noon, followed by a short District Officer meeting. Essential business was conducted; registration by using FreeTeleconferenceCall service, motions made, seconded, discussed and voting, election of officers for 2020-2021, reading of department office candidate letters, other business and opening and closing.  Excellent program run efficiently by Commander Dan and Adjutant Pat.   


3/22 Governor Kelly will issue Tuesday an executive order limiting the number of persons attending mass gatherings to 10.  Follow this and other developments concerning COVID-19 state announcements on


3/25 The use of electronic means to hold conventions is currently under study.  Information will be distributed when alternate methods of conducting the meetings are determined. 


4/4 Email blast sent out by Department answering questions received on and anticipated for conducting District Conventions and Post meetings.


May 15-17, 2020

  • Department Convention, Ramada Hotel & Conference Center, Topeka

June 5-7, 2020

  • Canceled - American Legion Leadership College - Concordia 

June 11-14, 2020

  • Kansas Legacy Run, beginning in Great Bend and ending in Abilene, traveling almost 900 miles to raise funds for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund.