Calendar of Events

KEY
American Legion Auxiliary (ALA)
Sons of The American Legion (SAL)
The American Legion (TAL)

2016

January 2016
Martin Luther King Jr. Day – National Headquarters Closed Jan 18
Mission Training (Atlanta) Jan 9
National Junior Division Meeting (Atlanta) Jan 9
Mission Training (Las Vegas) Jan 23
National Junior Division Meeting (Las Vegas) Jan 23

February 2016
President’s Day – National Headquarters Closed Feb 15
TAL Washington Conference – DC Feb 21 – 24
Mid-Year National Executive Committee Meeting – DC Feb 20 – 21
ALA Washington Conference – DC Feb 21 – 24
TAL Commander’s Briefing and Testimony – DC Feb 24 (T)

March
Good Friday – National Headquarters Closed March 25

April 2016
National Chairmen’s meeting –Indianapolis, IN Apr 3- 6
TAL Oratorical Contest Apr 15 – 17
TAL Spring Meetings April 29 – May 5

May 2016
Department Leadership National Conference – Indianapolis April 29 – May 2
TAL Spring Conferences – Indianapolis, IN May 2 – May 5
Child Welfare Foundation Meeting – Indianapolis May 1
National Committee on Education Spring Commission Meeting April 30 – May 1
Memorial Day – National Headquarters Closed May 30

June 2016

July 2016
Independence Day – National Headquarters Closed July 4
TAL Junior Shooting Sports – Colorado Springs, CO Jul 9 – 23
ALA Girls Nation – DC July 23 – 30
TAL Boys Nation – DC July 22 – 30
TAL Membership Workshop (Indianapolis – Incoming Membership Team) July 28 – 30

August 2016
TAL Baseball World Series Tournament – Shelby, NC Aug 11 – 16
Pre-Convention National Executive Committee Meeting – Cincinnati, OH Aug 28
National Convention – Cincinnati, OH Aug 26 – Sept 1
TAL National Convention – Cincinnati, OH Aug 26 – Sept 1
SAL National Convention – Cincinnati, OH Aug 26 – Aug 28
Post-Convention National Executive Committee Meeting – Cincinnati, OH Sept 1

September 2016
Labor Day – National Headquarters Closed Sept 5
TAL Children and Youth Conference – Indianapolis, IN Sep 16 – 18
TAL Americanism Conference – Indianapolis, IN Sep 23 – 25
Girls State and Chaplains Conferences – Indianapolis, IN Sep 23 – 25

October 2016
National Committee on Education Fall Commission Meeting Oct 8-9
Child Welfare Foundation Meeting Oct 9
TAL Fall Meetings – Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre Hotel Oct 10 – 13
SAL Fall NEC Meeting & Detachment Commanders Conference Oct 8 – 9
National Veterans Creative Arts Festival (NVCAF) – Jackson, MS Oct 10 17
National President’s Homecoming Oct 20 – 23

November 2016
Veterans Day – National Headquarters Closed Nov 11
Thanksgiving Holiday – National Headquarters Closed Nov 24 – 25

December 2016
Christmas Holiday – National Headquarters Closed Dec 25
New Year’s Holiday – National Headquarters Closed Dec 31-Jan 1

2017

January 2017
Martin Luther King Jr. Day – National Headquarters Closed Jan 16
Presidential Inauguration Jan 20

February 2017
President’s Day – National Headquarters Closed Feb 15
Mid-Year National Executive Committee Meeting – DC Feb 25-26
ALA Washington Conference – DC Feb 26-Mar 1
TAL Washington Conference – DC Feb 26 – Mar 1
TAL Commander’s Briefing and Testimony – DC Mar 1
National Commander’s Testimony to JOINT VA Committee Mar 1 (T)

March

April 2017
Good Friday – National Headquarters Closed Apr 14
Easter Apr 16
National Chairmen’s meeting –Indianapolis, IN TBD
TAL Oratorical Contest TBD

May 2017
Department Leadership National Conference – Indianapolis May 6-9
National Committee on Education Spring Commission Meeting May 6-7
Child Welfare Foundation Meeting – Indianapolis May 7
TAL Spring Conferences – Indianapolis, IN May 8 – 11
Memorial Day – National Headquarters Closed May 30

June 2017

July 2017
Independence Day – National Headquarters Closed July 4
ALA Girls Nation – DC TBD
TAL Boys Nation – DC July 21-29

August 2017
Pre-Convention National Executive Committee Meeting – Reno, NV Aug 19
National Convention – Reno, NV Aug 18 – 24
TAL National Convention – Reno, NV Aug 18 – 24
SAL National Convention – Reno, NV Aug 18 – 20
Post-Convention National Executive Committee Meeting – Reno, NV Aug 24

September 2017
Labor Day – National Headquarters Closed Sep 4
TAL Children and Youth Conference – Indianapolis, IN TBD
TAL Americanism Conference – Indianapolis, IN TBD
Girls State and Chaplains Conferences – Indianapolis, IN TBD

October 2017
SAL Fall NEC Meeting & Detachment Commanders Conference Oct 6-7
National Committee on Education Fall Commission Meeting Oct 8-9
Child Welfare Foundation Meeting Oct 9
TAL Fall Meetings – Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre Hotel Oct 9 – 12

November 2017
Veterans Day – National Headquarters Closed Nov 11
Thanksgiving Holiday – National Headquarters Closed Nov 23-24

December 2017
Christmas Holiday – National Headquarters Closed Dec 25
New Year’s Holiday – National Headquarters Closed Dec 31