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American Legion publishes profile of UA post

​​American Legion Post 808

ABOVE: From left, D.J. Douglass, Steven Downey and Tony Stevens of University of Akron's American Legion Post 808 were interviewed for The American Legion magazine. [Photo by Alex Slitz.]


The UA-based American Legion Post 808 will be profiled in the September issue of American Legion magazine in a story that has just been published online.

The post has 140 members. It opened last July, the brainchild of its adjutant, Jay Musson, who is a Vietnam veteran, UA alumnus and donor. It struck him one day that a Legion post would fit well on campus, which has about 1,200 student veterans.

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This article originally appeared on 5-21-2015

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