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Sons of The American Legion

Detachment of New Hampshire Leadership:


Detachment Commander: Jim Wood III
National Executive Committeemen: Scott Merrill 
Alt. National Executive Committeemen: John Cook
Vice Commander: John Hook
Vice Commander: Scott Hassen
Adjutant: John Neylon Jr.
Finance Officer: Keith Murdough
Chaplain: Kevin Flanagan
Judge Advocate: Gary Desrosiers
Sergeant-At-Arms: Bob Banks
SAL Advisor:  Jim Krajniak
Past Detachment Commander/Membership: John Cook


2020-2021 Detachment Leadership and Committees

2020-2021 Squadron Commanders & Adjutants updated as of 11/04/2020

Detachment Constitution - Bylaws and Standing Rules

Sons of The American Legion National Website


2021 Detachment 1-Day Convention

Saturday May 22, 2021

Post 37 - Hooksett.

10 am - 3 pm

**Rules for the 2021 Detachment of NH Special Convention

2021 Call to Convention

2021 Convention Letter


Membership Information:


All Squadrons in the Detachment of NEW HAMPSHIRE can now process membership online.

This feature utilizes electronic payment methods via and eliminates the need for Squadron Officers to send the National and Detachment portion of the (3-part) membership cards and paper-checks to the Department/Detachment Headquarters office.

If you are currently a user, just select the "Process Membership" option in the left-menu. The attached instructions should help you navigate through this new feature.

If you are NOT a user, go to and sign-up by completing the "Squadron Authorization Form"

Please refer to Guide to Squadron Transmittals & “Legion Access to SAL "Process Membership" Feature” on the Sons of the American Legion page of the Department of NH’s website at for instructions and more details.

If you experience any problems or issues, Customer Support can be reached by calling 1-800-433-3318 or by email:


SAL Guide to Squadron Transmittals


Legion Access to SAL “Process Membership” Feature


SAL Membership Message from Det Membership Chairman


SAL Renewal Letter


Mandatory changes to the SAL Preamble and the SAL Constitution





Annual Squadron Data Report (SDR) Form

Consolidated Squadron Report (CSR) Form

Child Welfare Foundation - Per Capita Banner Program - Request Form



Detachment Award Forms:


*  2021 SAL Blue Brigade Award Form (fillable PDF)

**  2021 SAL Individual Recruitment Award Form (IRA) (fillable PDF)

***  NOTE:  these award forms should supersede any and all previous versions


Various Information:


10/22/2019 - S.A.L Eastern Region Conference Call Information

History behind POW/MIA Flag Ceremony by POW/MIA Advocate L. Michael Nanney

How to conduct a POW/MIA Flag Ceremony

Message from the SAL regarding Boys and Girls State

Resources by State to assist your SAL find services for Veteran’s

Message from the Americanism Chairman

Junior Shooting Sports Article

Why join the SAL a history of the program and a list of various programs

What is Americanism







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