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American Legion Post 291 - 100 Year anniversary

100 Stories to 100-Year Anniversary

Crafting questions that capture the essence of veterans’ experiences while providing a diverse and comprehensive view. Here are some questions to consider for those who want to be interviewed.

Requirements: Along with the Introduction and Background, pick one or two categories that resonate with you and answer the questions. Please pay attention to the word count. 

Introduction and Background (no more than 100 words)
1. Can you share a bit about your background and what led you to join the military?
2. What military branch did you serve in, and what was your role?

Memorable Moments: (no more than 300 words)
1. Can you recall a specific moment during your service that profoundly impacted you?
2. Are there any memories from your time in the military that still resonate with you today?

Tour of Duty: (no more than 300 words)
1. Where did you serve during your tour of duty, and what were the conditions like?
2. How did your experiences during deployment shape your perspective on life?

Comradeship and Bonds: (no more than 300 words)
1. How important were the relationships you formed with fellow servicemen and women?
2. Can you share a story highlighting your unit’s camaraderie?

Challenges and Sacrifices: (no more than 300 words)
1. What were your most significant challenges during your military service?
2. How did your service impact your family and personal life?

Reflections on 100 Years of the American Legion: (no more than 300 words)
1. What does being part of the American Legion mean to you, especially as the organization celebrates its 100th anniversary?
2. How have you seen the American Legion evolve over the years, and what role has it played in your life?

Impact on Community and Society: (no more than 300 words)
1. In what ways has your military service influenced your contributions to the community post-service?
2. How do you believe the American Legion has positively impacted the local community?

Advice for Future Generations: (no more than 300 words)
1. What advice would you give young individuals considering a career in the military?
2. How can the lessons learned from military service contribute to building a better society?

July 4, 2024, Celebration: (no more than 300 words)
1. How do you feel about celebrating the 100th anniversary of the American Legion on Independence Day?
2. What message would you like to convey to the community and fellow veterans on this special occasion?

Closing Thoughts: (no more than 300 words)
Do you want to share anything with readers as we commemorate this milestone?

American Legion Post 291