Newly elected National Commander Jimmie Foster wants Legionnaires to 'take care of veterans in any way possible.'
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Jimmie Foster is The American Legion's first national commander from Alaska.
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New commander shares his vision and values in acceptance speech at 92nd National Convention.
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During the 2010-2011 membership year, National Commander Jimmie Foster will award his National Commander pin to any Legion family member who signs up at least two new members and renews five current members into The American Legion.
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The federal government is taking contracting jobs out of the private sector and making them government jobs, and the Legion says that is a problem.
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Past National Commander Clarence E. Hill expressed deep appreciation for Rep. Steve Buyer, R-Ind., who spoke at the organization's 92nd National Convention in Milwaukee.
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American Legion posts are encouraged to recognize boys and girls who demonstrate quality character and good citizenship.
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Awards for The American Legion's National Post History Contest will be decided during Fall Meetings, Oct. 11-14.
The Department of Homeland Security will invite military personnel, Sept. 25, to the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Va.
During testimony, Legion calls for VA to improve its outreach efforts to thousands of veterans dealing with Gulf War effects.
82-year-old Nesse Godin still making a powerful impact on Boys Nation.
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In August, the Department of Wisconsin is putting on a résumé-writing workshop for veterans seeking federal employment.
Groups of Scouts gather together to trade their patches, one of the most popular activities during the week.
The 2010 American Legion Junior 3-Position Air Rifle National Championship takes place once again in Colorado Springs, Colo. Visit Legion.org Aug. 7 for live streaming.
D.C. office's executive director joins White House discussion of veterans affairs and employment issues
After a week of site-seeing, senate sessions, keynote speakers and friendship-building, the senators are graduating and heading back home.
The American Legion is again competing in the Pepsi Refresh Project contest. This time its veterans career fairs are in the hunt for the $250,000 prize.
More than 45,000 Scouts learn of their organization's history, bond together during National Jamboree.
Participating posts can receive a 10-cent credit for each dollar spent on the purchase of American flags.
The American Legion invites veterans to attend the Annual Business Conference, Aug. 31-Sept. 1 in Milwaukee - the site of the 92nd National Convention.
American Legion Baseball fans will be able to follow the regional tournaments live through www.legion.org.
National Commander Clarence Hill among speakers during three-day event that will touch on transition assistance, membership strategies.
Regional benefits office the site of pilot program that will initially focus on compensation benefits.
The Veterans' Employment and Training Service and the Employment and Training Administration's Job Corps are partnering in a demonstration project
Denise Williams, assistant director for health policy, attends Fourth National Conference on Women, Addiction and Recovery.
National staff on hand to address questions specifically concerning veterans issues, discuss Legion programs, membership.
Web site highlights various organizations that support U.S. servicemembers.
On-base offices give Legion staff opportunity to help troops through the medical discharge and disability evaluation process or ‘whatever a servicemember needs.'
Tune in today from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. (MDT) to watch The American Legion's Air Rifle National Championship final shoot-off.
During the Legion's Air Rifle Championship, Catherine Green from Rhode Island won the precision category, and Hannah Black from Virginia won the sporter.