National commander calls on President Barack Obama to sign the VA Accountability Act of 2015 immediately if it passes in the Senate.
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Army veteran and 'Dancing With the Stars' alum Noah Galloway will open the 97th American Legion National Convention in Baltimore.
The common thread among those who've volunteered for years at the Legion's Junior Air Rifle National Championships is the joy that comes from making an impact on the program's participants.
Servicemembers, veterans and spouses invited to Transition and Benefits Career Fair on Sept. 1 in Baltimore.
American Legion national commander frustrated that the White House has threatened to veto legislation that would make it easier to fire VA employees who engage in misconduct.
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580 participants have signed up for annual motorcycle ride that raises funds for the children of fallen servicemembers.
Veterans asked to identify treatment programs they are using and to rate quality, access and timeliness of care.
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Participants recap the week they spent together and award the hard work and dedication of staff members.
Lauren Phillips, who competed in the Legion’s Air Rifle National Championship in 2013, is now a resident athlete at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.
Rhiann Travis of Weatherford, Texas, wins precision crown, Adam McClintock of Tucson, Ariz., captures sporter title in Legion’s 25th annual Junior 3-Position Air Rifle National Championship.
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Eight finalists in Precision, eight in Sporter will compete for title; follow the action live online.
Boys Nation senators spend a day meeting with their respective state senators and representatives.
In an interview with The American Legion, Secretary McDonald discusses the department’s commitment to veterans, technology growth and budget issues.
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Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus spoke to the young men about his job and time at Boys State.
South Carolina Legionnaire is custodian of Legion archives.
Massachusetts mayor celebrates brother's legacy with bench in Ireland.
The young men visited the White House and met with the commander in chief.
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Aravind Byju of Florida elected president by a close vote of 50 to 46; Peter Spectre of Maine elected vice president after winning a coin toss.
The Mt. Soledad Memorial Association purchased land from the Department of Defense to preserve the 43-foot Mount Soledad cross.
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Attending an American Legion national convention is an opportunity to meet others from around the country and to learn more about the organization.
SAL members are encouraged to use and support the Legion's ceremony for disposal of unserviceable flags on Flag Day.
The young men visited Arlington National Cemetery, laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and met with President Barack Obama.
Those looking for their post’s history can use the archive to possibly find past mentions of their post by National Headquarters.
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