The American Legion Post 98 services Honoring the Veterans.
Blackies Gone Fishing
The American Legion Post 98 and the St. Paul Park Lions Club host and annual event Blackies Gone Fishing. This is an fishing event for special needs children on Big Marine Lake. The Veterans Campground located in Scandia, Mn provides the launch for the volunteer boats.
An annual fundraising event is held every September consisting of a Booya and bake sale. This event is hosted the "40 & 8" American Legion Post 98 group.
MILITARY BIRTHDATES AND SPECIAL EVENTS
February 18- President's Day - A day originally set aside to honor George Washington.
February 19 - Coast Guard Reserve Birthday
March is the month of the Military Caregiver - Americans recognize and honor military caregivers’ sacrifices and successes.
March 3, 2019 - Navy Reserve Birthday
March 5, 2019 - Seabee Birthday
March 29, 2019 - Vietnam Veterans Day - A day to show honor and respect to our Vietnam Veterans.
April Month of the Military Child - Recognize military children and youth for their heroism, character, courage, & sacrifices.
April 14, 2019 - Air Force Reserve Birthday
April 23, 2019 - Army Reserve Birthday
May National Military Appreciation Month
May 1, 2019 - Silver Star Service Banner Day - Honor our wounded, ill, and dying military personnel.
May 2, 2019 - National Day of Prayer - An annual observance inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation.
May 8, 2019 - VE (Victory in Europe) Day
May 10, 2019 - Military Spouse Appreciation Day - Acknowledge spouses contributions and sacrifices.
May 13, 2019 - Children of Fallen Patriots Day - Honor families of our Fallen Heroes especially their children.
May 18, 2019 - Armed Forces Day - Pay tribute to men and women who serve in the United States Armed Forces.
May 27, 2019 - Memorial Day (Decoration Day) - Commemorate all who have died in military service for the United States.
June 6, 2019 - Anniversary of the World War II Allied invasion in Normandy, France, know as D-Day (1944)
June 14, 2019 - Flag Day - A day to commemorate the adoption of the United States flag.
June 14, 2019 - Army Birthday
June 23, 2019 - Coast Guard Auxiliary Birthday
June 25, 2019 - Anniversary of the start of the Korean War (1950)
June 27, 2019 - National PTSD Awareness Day - A day set aside to raise public awareness about issues related to PTSD.
July 27, 2019 - Korean War Veterans Armistice Day (1953)
July 29, 2019 - Anniversary of the Army Chaplain Corps
August 4, 2019 - Coast Guard Birthday
August 7, 2019 - Purple Heart Day - National Purple Heart Day honoring soilders who have been wounded or killed in military service.
August 8, 2019 - VJ (Victory over Japan) Day (1945)
August 29, 2019 - Marine Forces Reserve Birthday
September 11, 2019 - Patriot Day - Observance to remember those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks.
September 18, 2019 - Air Force Birthday
September 21, 2019 - POW/MIA Recognition Day - Remember prisoners of war (POW), missing in action (MIA), and their families.
September 29, 2018 - Gold Star Mother's and Family's Day
A day set aside to honor the families of our nation's fallen service members.
October 7, 2018 - Ms. Veteran America Pageant
October 13, 2019 - Navy Birthday
November Military Family Month - Honor the contributions and sacrifices of the families of the U.S. Armed Forces.
November 10, 2019 - Marine Corps Birthday
November 11, 2019 - Armistice Day (France) Remember those who died or were injured in World War I and other wars.
November 11, 2019 - Veterans Day - Signing of the armistice which ended the World War I and thanks military veterans.
December 1, 2019 - Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) Birthday
December 7, 2019 - Pearl Harbor Day - Rembering the day Japan attached Pearl Habor, Hawaii.
December 13, 2019 - National Guard Birthday
December 14, 2019 - National Wreaths Across America - An annual laying of wreaths at veterans cemeteries across the nation.
December 28, 2019 - Anniversary of the Army Chaplain Assistant