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Legion's veteran crisis center coming to St. Louis

Legion's veteran crisis center coming to St. Louis

Legion will be in St. Louis July 14-18 to conduct town hall meeting, set up crisis center to assist veterans and family members affected by delays in accessing VA health care.

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Ask a Service Officer: VA clothing allowance

Is clothing allowance available with VA disability compensation?

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Multiple tours to be offered during national convention

Multiple tours to be offered during national convention

Tours include Charlotte Motor Speedway, the Billy Graham Library and the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

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Legion crisis center helps more than 400 in El Paso

Legion crisis center helps more than 400 in El Paso

74 veterans receive retroactive VA benefits totalling more than $460,000; others receive help with medical appointments, bereavement counseling and other services.

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Legionnaire keeps Old Glory flying

Robert Stone of Las Vegas raises the Legion’s visibility in his community by recognizing patriotism.

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Chronology of the VA Crisis

The VA scandal as it unfolded.

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The measure of American Legion impact

When it comes to getting the job done, membership matters.

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I Am The American Legion: Patricia Jackson-Kelley

Retired Lt. Col. Patricia Jackson Kelley, former Greater Los Angeles VA women veteran's coordinator and Jackie Robinson Post 252 member has a passion for assisting women veterans and a love for the members of The American Legion who have inspired her along the way.

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Riding with the Cavalry

At the 150th anniversary of Gettysburg, Civil War enthusiasts gathered to re-enact a pivotal episode in U.S. military history.

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VA’s Series of Unfortunate Events

Preventable deaths, falsified records, billion-dollar cost overruns, a burgeoning claims backlog and bonuses for those responsible lead The American Legion to its tipping point.

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Illinois Legion job fair set for July 11

Illinois Legion job fair set for July 11

The Department of Ilinois will conduct a hiring fair for veterans, military personnel and their spouses during the department convention in Springield, Ill.

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China Post 1 meeting July 1

Meeting will cover fundraiser, school maintenance.

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National Security report - 6/27/14

Week ending 6/27/14 NATIONAL SECURITY

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Celebrate Independence Day in Paris

Paris American Community Celebrations on July 4, 2014

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Legionnaires awarded for recruiting 9,200 new members

Legionnaires awarded for recruiting 9,200 new members

The elite Gold Brigade Award for recruiting 50 or more new members was awarded to 106 Legionnaires; 54 Legionnaires received the Silver Brigade Award for recruiting 25-49 new members.

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Legion to set up veterans crisis center in Colorado

Legion to set up veterans crisis center in Colorado

The Legion will be in Fort Collins July 14-18 to hold a town hall meeting and crisis center to assist veterans and family members affected by delays in accessing VA health care.

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Legion statement on VA secretary nominee

Legion statement on VA secretary nominee

President Obama has nominated West Point grad, former P&G head Bob McDonald to take over Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Obama to nominate Bob McDonald to head VA

Obama to nominate Bob McDonald to head VA

President to nominate West Point grad, former head of P&G to take over Department of Veterans Affairs.

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July 4 luncheon in Sydney

All “Yanks Down Under” members invited to 99 on York Club event.

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OCW honors paralympic athletes

OCW honors paralympic athletes

American Legion Family members help distribute gear, give thanks to participants at the Army Warrior Trials at West Point.

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National Security report - 6/19/14

Week ending 6/19/14 NATIONAL SECURITY

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Legion survey: PTSD/TBI care not working

Legion survey: PTSD/TBI care not working

Results of the Legion's survey on traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder are shared during the first annual PTSD-TBI symposium.

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Legion attends VA’s GI Bill anniversary event

Legion attends VA’s GI Bill anniversary event

The legislation that essentially created America's middle class was first drafted by The American Legion.

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Blue Star Salute draws large crowd

Blue Star Salute draws large crowd

Nearly 1,000 military members and their families attend the ninth annual Indiana Blue Star Salute.

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Legion assists nearly 800 veterans in North Carolina

Legion assists nearly 800 veterans in North Carolina

The American Legion, VA and others brought needed relief to veterans and their family members in Fayetteville, N.C.

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VA's Gibson: We must protect whistleblowers

VA's Gibson: We must protect whistleblowers

Acting Department of Veterans Affairs secretary orders comprehensive review of all aspects of the Office of Medical Inspector’s operation.

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Commander attends GI Film Festival

Commander attends GI Film Festival

National Commander Dan Dellinger watched a screening of the film "When the Game Stands Tall."

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'A model of strength and resilience'

'A model of strength and resilience'

President Obama presents retired U.S. Marine Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter with the Medal of Honor.

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Legion's TBI/PTSD symposium set for June 24

Legion's TBI/PTSD symposium set for June 24

The event will highlight results of The American Legion's survey on veterans who suffer from the conditions.

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Greatest legislation for the greatest generation

Greatest legislation for the greatest generation

Seventy years ago this month, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the GI Bill.

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