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Cannabis Business Times Honors The Legion of Bloom with High Accolades in Las Vegas

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:47pm

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Legion of Bloom (LEGION) an eco-conscious Northern California cannabis company has been recognized by the Cannabis Business Times as an industry leader, honoring Co-Founder Troy Meadows with a Cannabis Leadership Award at the 2021 Cannabis Conference in Las Vegas.

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  • SANTA ROSA, Calif., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Legion of Bloom (LEGION) an eco-conscious Northern California cannabis company has been recognized by the Cannabis Business Times as an industry leader, honoring Co-Founder Troy Meadows with a Cannabis Leadership Award at the 2021 Cannabis Conference in Las Vegas.
  • To learn more about The Legion of Bloom, visit www.thelegionofbloom.com or call (707) 878-0388.
  • Meadows was humbled by this hard-earned recognition and accepted the Cannabis Leadership Award with pride for his entire team.
  • The Legion of Bloom is a sustainable Northern California cannabis company founded by five long-time cultivators who share a deep reverence for the planet.

E Med Future/Garrison Film (EMDF) Announces Partnership with Legion M Entertainment

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 2:55pm

SARASOTA, FLORIDA, Sept. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- E Med Future/Garrison Film (OTC Pink: EMDF) launches an innovative new independent film financing entity and partnership with Legion M solving one of the longstanding obstacles to independent film financing - liquidity.

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  • SARASOTA, FLORIDA, Sept. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- E Med Future/Garrison Film (OTC Pink: EMDF) launches an innovative new independent film financing entity and partnership with Legion M solving one of the longstanding obstacles to independent film financing - liquidity.
  • Mr. Gary Kompothecras CEO of Garrison Film, states, ''We are excited about the partnership with Legion M Entertainment.
  • Such investments may never become liquid, creating an untenable cycle between the needs of film producers and the timing of returns required by film investors.
  • To learn more about Legion M and become a member of the Legion for free, visit www.legionm.com .

Royal Canadian Legion releases “It’s our Duty” position paper

Monday, August 30, 2021 - 3:00pm

OTTAWA, Aug. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Royal Canadian Legion released its 2021 Its Our Duty position paper to all Canadian Members of Parliament recently.

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  • OTTAWA, Aug. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Royal Canadian Legion released its 2021 Its Our Duty position paper to all Canadian Members of Parliament recently.
  • The paper outlines the organizations current advocacy agenda.
  • Founded in 1925, the Legion is Canadas largest veteran support and community service organization.
  • We are a non-profit organization with a national reach across Canada as well as branches in the U.S., and Europe.

Royal Canadian Legion statement on Afghanistan crisis

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 8:00pm

OTTAWA, Aug. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Legions Dominion President Bruce Julian issued a public statement today regarding help for Veterans during the current crisis in Afghanistan.

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  • OTTAWA, Aug. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Legions Dominion President Bruce Julian issued a public statement today regarding help for Veterans during the current crisis in Afghanistan.
  • The Royal Canadian Legion stands ready to support our Veterans impacted by the ongoing tragic events unfolding in Afghanistan.
  • We know there is great distress right now and we are here to help.
  • Any Veteran needing assistance can contact a Legion Service officer in their region: https://www.legion.ca/support-for-veterans/contact-a-service-officer
    Alternatively, they may contact Dominion Command Veterans Services:
    Founded in 1925, the Legion is Canadas largest veteran support and community service organization.

BAE Systems, Inc. Appoints Two New Directors to Its Board

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 6:00pm

BAE Systems, Inc. today announced that retired U.S. Air Force General Stephen W. Wilson and former CIA director Gina Haspel have been appointed to its Board of Directors for terms that will run through April 2024.

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  • BAE Systems, Inc. today announced that retired U.S. Air Force General Stephen W. Wilson and former CIA director Gina Haspel have been appointed to its Board of Directors for terms that will run through April 2024.
  • We are extremely fortunate to have Stephen and Gina join our board, said Michael Chertoff, chairman of the Board of BAE Systems, Inc.
  • Wilsons nearly 40-year military career culminated in serving as the 39th vice chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force.
  • A complete list of the Inc. Board of Directors is available on the companys website .

Royal Canadian Legion delegates elect new Executive team

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 3:00pm

I also want to help mould an organization that all Canadians, in our truly diverse country, will want to join.

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  • I also want to help mould an organization that all Canadians, in our truly diverse country, will want to join.
  • Over 800 Legion delegates voted on many new submitted resolutions from across the country pertaining to operations and advocacy.
  • Strong advocacy on behalf of Veterans, to extend the eligibility of VAC Contract Beds to include all Canadian Forces Veterans.
  • This means the newly elected Executive team members will serve a three-year term instead of two, and the next Dominion Convention will be held in 2024.

Naval Academy Superintendent VADM Sean Buck to be Featured Guest for U.S. Navy Memorial SITREP Speaker Series

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 3:00pm

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The United States Navy Memorial is proud to welcome Naval Academy Superintendent Vice Admiral Sean Buck to be the next guest of the SITREP speaker series.

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  • WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The United States Navy Memorial is proud to welcome Naval Academy Superintendent Vice Admiral Sean Buck to be the next guest of the SITREP speaker series.
  • The SITREP Speaker series has provided a platform for flag officers of Navy command to give their personal opinions on the current status of Navy operations and the future of sea service operations.
  • The video series has also given the American public an opportunity to have their personal questions answered by these officers.
  • Vice Admiral Sean Buck has served in a variety of positions before becoming the 63rd Superintendent of the Naval Academy.

Former NASA Administrator and Retired Marine Corps Major General Charles F. Bolden Jr. Joins Ligado Networks Board

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 3:00pm

RESTON, Va., Aug. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ligado Networks today announced Charles F. Bolden Jr. has joined its Board.

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  • RESTON, Va., Aug. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ligado Networks today announced Charles F. Bolden Jr. has joined its Board.
  • Throughout his distinguished career, Administrator Bolden has forged innovative solutions and programs through government and industry collaboration.
  • During his NASA tenure, he created the Space Technology Mission Directorate and ushered in a new era focused on innovation in aeronautics technology.
  • "We are honored to welcome former NASA Administrator Major General Charles Bolden to our board.

St. John's Northwestern Academies Appoints Brigadier General John C. Hanley To Serve As Provost

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 2:15pm

DELAFIELD, Wis., Aug. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- St. John's Northwestern Academies (SJNA) announced that John C. Hanley, Brigadier General, U.S. Army (Retired) has been appointed to serve as the Provost of the Academies effective immediately.

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  • DELAFIELD, Wis., Aug. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- St. John's Northwestern Academies (SJNA) announced that John C. Hanley, Brigadier General, U.S. Army (Retired) has been appointed to serve as the Provost of the Academies effective immediately.
  • BG Hanley joins St. John's Northwestern Academies after a decorated 35-year career with the U.S. Army.
  • We are thrilled to have Brigadier General Hanley as our new Provost."
  • "I am delighted to welcome BG Hanley and his wife, Faye, to our Academies," said, MG Paul Lima, President of St. John's Northwestern Academies.

Excelling High School Students Will be Inspired at American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 6:00pm

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) volunteers will join 94 young women at the 74th American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation from July 24-31 in Washington, D.C.

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  • WASHINGTON, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) volunteers will join 94 young women at the 74th American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation from July 24-31 in Washington, D.C.
    American Legion Auxiliary will host 94 young women at the 74th American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation in Washington, DC
    As part of the premier ALA program, two outstanding high school seniors are selected to represent their respective state as "senators" at ALA Girls Nation prior to participating in one of 47 ALA Girls State sessions held across the country.
  • "ALA Girls Nation is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for our nation's future leaders to learn about the inner workings of the federal government before they are of voting age," said Wendy Riggle, ALA Girls Nation Committee chairman.
  • "After attending their local ALA Girls State program and then ALA Girls Nation, the girls return home ready to be engaged citizens at all levels of government."
  • Riggle and other American Legion Auxiliary volunteer leaders at the conference encourage the students to continue their community service by becoming members of the American Legion Auxiliary, as well as leaders in their communities and local governments.