Online Project ReportingThe Sons of AMVETS have implemented a an online project report system that is tailored to our needs. We would like to thanks the AMVETS organization for allowing us to use their system these last few years. It gave us our start into online reporting. Before you can enter project reports, you need to create an account on the Sons of AMVETS web site.

James (Jim) Aubrey Houck, Jr..

I had not been feeling well for quite some time, and was struggling from day to day just to keep myself moving. I was tired all of the time and found it hard to get my breath. I also had a hard time concentrating on things that used to be routine chores. Come to find out, my right side main artery was 99 percent blocked!

History of Francis X. Elder Post, No 121

This is the story titled “History of the Francis X. Elder Post, No. 121 American Legion From its Beginning,” as written by “Abigail,” a writer for the Emmitsburg Chronicle. The article was published in the Emmitsburg Chronicle in 1940. Original Post Founded In 1920. Present One Originated in 1936.

Commander's new cover

After much discussion, the Sons decided to change the Son's Commander's hat so that the top portion of the hat is white. In a surprise move, the Son's also got Martie Murka a new cover. Click on the link to see more pictures.

SOA training videosThe National Sons of AMVETS are proud to announce a testimonial dinner in honor of the National Sons of AMVETS Commander Dan Briggs. It will be held at the Crowne Plaza Columbus North in Columbus, OH on April 18, 2015. The deadline for tickets is March 27, 2015.

SOA training videos

Now that we have several modules built into this website and have a few hundred users, our goal is to make the website easier to use for everyone.  To that end, we have produced several video training files to help you get the most out of this site.  These include: "How to Change Password [or any personal information]" "How to File IRS Form 990-N"  "How to Enter a Project Report," to name a few.  There are a total of eight (8) videos under the "Training Videos."  Remember, you must be logged into the website to view these videos.

990N Password theftPlease change your 990 EZ passwords and notify all subordinates, Ladies Auxiliary, Sons, Riders and Sacks to change their passwords as well. Your password could be one of 740,000 stolen in a hack of the Urban Institute. The notification from the Urban Institute is below and there is further information on the links at the bottom.

US Capital!It time to go to “the Hill” again! This articles contains the 2015 Legislative Priorities Cards and a condensed form of these topics The people going on the Hill to review and prepare.

North Point Housing for VeteransThe sad truth about many Veterans is that when they return home from active duty, some of them have problems adjusting back to civilian life, sometimes turning to either alcohol or drugs. Then it only becomes a matter of time before they become homeless and take to living on the streets of our cities.

Crypto Wall Virus.One of my customer's was infected with the CryptoWall virus. Basically, it scrambles your data files (documents, pictures, music, photos, etc.) so that they are unreadable. The only way to get your data back is to pay a $500 ransom or you erase your computer and reload all of you data. If you do not have a backup, then you either pay the $500 or you loose your data.

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