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Gen. Petraeus' Chaplain Helps Kick Off Memorial Day

Calling on the “God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob” to bless veterans, families and service members, the chaplain to former U.S. commander in Iraq Gen. David Petraeus helped kick off..

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FRATERNIZING...A GREAT WAY TO RECRUIT NEW MEMBERS!

Representatives from many veterans organizations participated in the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Newport (RI) City Hall. The Chaplain from American Legion Post 7 gave the invocation and closing..

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MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY - NEWPORT, RI

Members of Post and Unit 18 (Portsmouth, RI) are also very active members of the Artillery Company of Newport. Mike Pine and Leslie Coutu are dressed in historically accurate Spanish..

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Poppies to Remember

About 30 Legionnaires and Auxiliary members from Lake Stevens Memorial Post/Unit 181 gave out 4400 poppies on Saturday, May 29, to remind people of Memorial Day. The members were located..

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Combat Fishing, Seward Alaska!

The tiny seaside Alaska town of Seward is home to one of the largest annual fishing events for combat veterans. Four years ago two Alaskan business owners came together..

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Dual Member Starts “Caps 4 Troops” Program Across State of Texas

While Donnea Simon, a dual member of Post and Unit 352, was recovering from knee surgery back in 2005, she took up crocheting, a lifelong hobby of hers. After..

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NEWPORT, RI's POST 7 FLAGS GRAVES

Members from Post 7 with a "big assist" from Post 18, local Girl Scouts and other patriotic citizens flagged graves at Historic Fort Adams on 25 MAY 2010. By..

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HISTORIC FT ADAMS (RI) FLAGGED

Twenty one volunteers from American Legion Post 18, American Legion Post 7, Girl Scout Troop 751 and other citizens helped reflag graves at Historic Ft. Adams in Newport, RI. ..

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THE OLD ONE JOINS AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS

Frank "The Old One" Pine - reportedly the oldest licensed motorcyclist in the country - has joined American Legion Riders Chapter at Post 2, W. Warwick, RI. At 96,..

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BIKERS HELPING HOMELESS VETERAN

The Bettendorf American Legion Riders, Chapter 154, are partnering with The Eagles Nest Veterans Home, Inc. The Legion Riders have adopted a room at the facility and furnished it for..

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Lance Corporal Ed Lyons Benefit and Run

On November 25, 2009 U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Edward Joseph Lyons III, of Davenport, was severely injured by an enemy improvised explosive device (IED) blast while serving our country in Afghanistan. Life..

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GREEN ADVANCES IN JR SHOOTING SPORTS COMPETITION

Catherine Green has advanced to the National Junior Shooting Sports shoulder-to-shoulder competition finals! A member and co-captain of the Newport Rifle Club's Junior Team, Catherine will be competing this..

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NEADS - Canines for Combat Veterans

American Legion Post 18 has undertaken a campaign to raise funds for a service dog for Marissa Strock - a double-amputee wounded by an IED while serving in the Army..

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RIGHT PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIME

On Friday, 14 MAY 2010, my husband and I (both Legionnaires) happened to be at Arlington National Cemetery when the Clinton Township Honor Guard was laying a wreath at the..

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Armed Forces Day 2010

On Saturday, May 15, 2010, community members joined American Legion Post 181 in Lake Stevens, Washington, to show support for our military. The photo was taken by Unit 181 Auxiliary..

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Lecanto High School JROTC Awards

On Thursday, May 13, 2010, American Legion Post 155 honored two of the top JROTC Cadets with Medals and certificates of Appreciation during Lecanto High School JROTC Awards ceremony. Cadet..

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American Legion Post 155 Legionnaire of The Year!

On Saturday, May 8, 2010 a special awards dinner banquet was held at American Legion Post 155 for the purpose of presenting the American Legion Post 155 Legionnaire of the..

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Memorial Day 2010

Fugle-Hummer Post 65 has been honoring our Armed Forces on Memorial Day with a parade in Metuchen New Jersey since 1928.The parade has only been canceled twice due to inclement..

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American Legion Post #155 to host The American Legion Department of Florida Commander Phil Hearlson's Homecoming

American Legion Post 155 to host The American Legion Department of Florida Commander Phil Hearlson's Homecoming American Legion Post 155 in Crystal River will host The American Legion Department of Florida..

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American Legion Post #155 Awards JROTC Medals to Cadets

Crystal River High School JROTC Awards On Sunday, May 2, 2010, American Legion Post 155 honored two of the top Naval JROTC cadets with medals and certificates of appreciation during the..

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