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Current Issue: May 2019

Features

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Carved in Stone: Honoring America’s Veterans, by Michael Stein

Washington, DC, is home to some of the most significant national memorials that commemorate the sacrifices of US servicemen and servicewomen.

36

How the Services Got Their Songs, by Linda McMaken

The official songs of the five branches of the US armed forces are some of the most recognizable patriotic melodies in America.

42

The Elks Magazine Online Subscription Contest Winner: The Idaho Falls, Idaho, Lodge, by Tom Scudder

Idaho Falls, Idaho, Lodge No. 1087 is the winner in the 501-1,100 members category of the contest.

Departments

4

Message from the GER

6

Travels of the GER

8

Candidates for Grand Lodge Office

12

It’s Your Business, by Timothy Middleton

13

Healthline, by Elizabeth A. Reid, MD

14

News of the Lodges

46

Supporting Our Troops

48

Elks National Veterans Service Commission

52

Elks Drug Awareness Program

53

Elks National Foundation

54

State Major Projects

 

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