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American Legion Family Homecoming

Saturday, August 18, 2018
McPherson Post 24
Dan Wiley, American Legion Department Commander

The Homecoming Celebration for Department Commander Dan Wiley, Auxiliary President Karen Hasting, and SAL Commander Terry Harris will be held Saturday, August 18 at the McPherson Post #24, located at 401 North Main Street. The festivities will begin with social hour starting at 11:30AM and lunch at 12:30PM.  The President of Kansas State University, and 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Richard Myers, will be the guest speaker.  Tickets are $15 per person ($20 after August 8), and $8 for children 10 and under. See flyer for more details and mail in coupon.

General Richard B. Myers, USAF, Ret., President of Kansas State University, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

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Cadet Law Academy

Now Open to Seniors

Application Deadline March 31, 2018 May 4, 2018

On June 10, up to 50 young Kansans will gather for the 48th annual Cadet Law Enforcement Academy session at the Highway Patrol Training Center in Salina. Sponsored by The American Legion, Legion Auxiliary and KS Highway Patrol, the Academy provides high school students an opportunity to learn methods employed to enforce city, county, state, and federal statues with the goal of instilling a better appreciation for those who enforce those laws.  The Academy is not a recruitment program for law enforcement.  Students attending past sessions have had a wide variety of backgrounds, interests, and career plans.  However many students considering careers in law enforcement, as attorneys, and government service have attended as a means to solidify their plans to pursue such careers. 
Open to both male and females, all applicants must be high school juniors or seniors with at least a C+ average scholastically and be physically capable of fully participating in all activities during the week long program. Instruction includes firearms and firing range safety, personal defense, law enforcement history and techniques, pursuit driving on a skid-pan under controlled conditions, practical emergency medical procedures, aircraft use in law enforcement (weather permitting), and the responsibilities of citizens regardless of age.
Cadet Law Enforcement Academy
June 10-15, 2018
Kansas Highway Patrol Training Center
Salina, KS



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