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SESDSAL National Children and Youth Award for Best District in Children and Youth activities!

Congratulations to Past Sourh Eastern Shore District Commander Ray Edward’s and Current District Commander Leon Miller on winning the National Children and Youth Award for Best District in Children and Youth activities! SONS GETTING IT DONE!attending SAL National Convention with Raymond Edwards Jr at Indiana Convention Center.

Usage of all American Legion emblems

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Judge Advocate Legion Emblem[1625]

Special Olympics Lower Shore Sqd. 237 Softball Equipment Donation

MD VA Free Veteran Dental Clinic April 5-6th Civic Center Salisbury MD
Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs

FREE veteran dental clinic, April 5-6 at the Civic Center in Salisbury. Services include x-ray, general oral check up, cleanings, cavity filling, and simple extractions. Prescreening will be Thursday April 4. Email Dina Jones Karpf to sign up, Maryland Department of Health Eastern Shore Mission of Mercy Maryland’s Commitment to Veterans

Convention Memo To SESDSAL
Membership Message from Commander Edwards Feb 2019

   Membership is the most important duty of this entire organization. (Squadron, Post, District, Detachment/Department and National).  Update based on the latest membership report as of Feb 22, 2019
1) The South Eastern Shore District is in second place at 89.87%.  The difference between first place and second place is now 12 membership cards.
2) There are 109 Squadrons in the State of Maryland. Our District has exceeded our February,, March and are 2 membership cards short of the April target date, which is 90% (April 10, 2019).  Fantastic job!  
           A)    Stanley Cochrane  Squadron 16 (72nd Place in the State) at 80.50% which exceeds the March Target date (March 13, 2019)
           B)    Corporal Herman Hughes Squadron 87 (79th place in the State) at 75.38% Which exceeds the February Target date (Feb 13, 2019)
           C)    Howard J. Purnell Squadron 145 (104th Place in the State) at 4.55% below the 75% as of February 13th.  Nothing sent in since October 4, 2018
           D)    Duncan Showell Squadron 231 (55th Place in the State) at 84.72% Which exceeds the March target date (March 13, 2019)
           E)    Sharptown-Columbia Squadron 269 (92nd Place in the State) at 66.67% below the 75% as of Feb 13, 2019)  Needs 2 membership cards to meet the March target date of 80%
           F)    Synepuxent Squadron 166 (76th Place in the State) needs 7 membership cards to make the march 13th date of 80%.
           G)    Springhill Squadron 237 (46th Place in the State) Which exceeds the March 13, 2019 target date of 80%.
           H)    Wicomico Squadron 64 is 101.16%.  (8th place in the State)  has made 3 star Status
           I)    Dorchester Squadron 91 is 110.73% (2nd place in the State), 3 Star Status and needs 12 membership cards to make 4 star status.
           J)    Worcester Squadron 93 is 100.00% (10th place in the State), 3 Star Status, needs 4 to make 4 star status and tie their all time high.
           K)    Oliver T. Beauchamp, Jr. Squadron 94 is 97.56% (15th place in the State), needs 1 membership cards to make 3 star status.
           L)    Boggs-Disharoon Squadron 123 is 115.84% (1st place in the State)and is 4 Star Status.  New All Time High    
           M)    Dor-Wic Squadron 218 is 89.62% (36th Place in the State) and needs 11 to make 100% and 3 star status.
           N)    Hurlock Squadron 243 is 82.50  (62nd place in the State) and needs 14 to make 100% and 3 star status.
If you have any membership to be sent in, bring to the meeting on Sunday with your payment.  I will sent them in.
March 13th 80%
April 10th 90%
May 8th 100%
Please here this, The final date for membership within the State of Maryland (For Awards) is May 24th. No Later
If anyone has any questions, please call me.  Thank you.
Ray Edwards
District Commander
South Eastern Shore District
(410) 215-9354
Detachment Commander Jim Alexander and SESD Commander Ray Edwards

Detachment Commander Jim Alexander and SESD Commander Ray Edwards thank dual member and WWII veteran, 94 yo Eddie Meyer of Wicomico Post/Sqd. 64 for his service.Click to View

Detachment of Maryland Annual Convention


“Sons Empowering Our Future Leaders”





Will Be Held
June 21, 22 and 23, 2019

Delta Hotels – Marriott
Baltimore Hunt Valley


Past District Commander, Leon Miller, accepting the National Americanism Award

for Best District 2018 at the National convention in

Minneapolis June 2018

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