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America's Most Beloved Veterans

As voted by American Legion media audience members

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Legion advocacy is VA’s best medicine

The Legion is dedicated to solving the problem and helping restore trust, two goals we believe can be attained.

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One for the history books

Convention punctuates Dellinger’s year of “building for tomorrow.”

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The Oak Ridge Boys

Singer Joe Bonsall explains why the quartet, now allied with The American Legion, continues to delight audiences.

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I Am The American Legion - Krista Mette

“You can make time in your life to do anything that you want to do.”

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The pros and cons of borrowing from yourself

Nearly a third of Americans have at some point borrowed from their retirement plan at work, according to a recent TIAA-CREF survey.

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Cover letters FAQs

Cover letters FAQs

Should you always include a cover letter even if not requested? Should each cover letter be customized? What should cover letters include?

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2014 Fall Meetings resolutions available

2014 Fall Meetings resolutions available

During The American Legion's Fall Meetings in early October, 30 resolutions were passed.

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Legion College to host its largest class

Legion College to host its largest class

From Oct. 26-31, 57 Legionnaires will have an opportunity to learn about the Legion’s core values, programs and leadership roles.

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VA still 'marching forward' on homelessness goal

VA still 'marching forward' on homelessness goal

George Basher, chairman for VA's Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans, says ending veterans homelessness remains a top VA priority.

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A 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity'

A 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity'

Legion Baseball champs from Brooklawn Post 72 honored on field before Game 2 of MLB's World Series.

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Your job interview is a 'two-way street'

Your job interview is a 'two-way street'

A successful job interview requires you to interview your interviewers as much as they are interviewing you.

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Approaching the job search as an older vet

Approaching the job search as an older vet

Concerned that your age is keeping you from finding employment? There's plenty you can do to minimize that and even make your age an asset.

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Legion to connect with vets in Los Angeles area

Legion to connect with vets in Los Angeles area

A town hall meeting and Veterans Outreach Center are planned in Long Beach, Calif.

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Hiring Our Heroes gears up for monthly virtual job fair

Virtual Job Scout connects veterans, transitioning servicemembers and spouses with recruiters from Fortune 500 companies and other businesses.

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Back at the World Series

Back at the World Series

Brooklawn, N.J., Post 72 back at Major League Baseball's Fall Classic after another Legion Baseball World Series title.

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World Series champs to be honored by MLB

World Series champs to be honored by MLB

Brooklawn, N.J., the back-to-back Legion World Series champs, are in Kansas City for Games 1 & 2 of Major League Baseball's World Series, will be honored on field before Game 2.

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Legion wants Butler VA project to move forward

Legion wants Butler VA project to move forward

VA likely won't award a contract to complete the facility until next year.

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Legion Commander responds to Washington Times article

Washington Times writer calls the Legion "unwelcoming" and that younger veterans are "bypassing the American Legion for service."

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USAA executive influenced by Legion in his youth

USAA executive influenced by Legion in his youth

CEO-elect Stuart Parker expresses gratitude, commitment to the National Executive Committee during fall meetings.

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2014 national history contest winners announced

2014 national history contest winners announced

More than 40 entries span four categories.

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FODPAL meeting mostly hitch-less

FODPAL meeting mostly hitch-less

Guests, FODPAL leaders catch up and get work done.

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Kansas City Royals player earns Legion Baseball honor

Kansas City Royals player earns Legion Baseball honor

American Legion names Alex Gordon its 2014 Legion Baseball Graduate of the Year.

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Kaiserslautern post part of POW/MIA ceremony

Kaiserslautern post part of POW/MIA ceremony

Multiple veterans groups represented.

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Nine students receive $20,000 Samsung Scholarship

Nine students receive $20,000 Samsung Scholarship

The Samsung American Legion Scholarship is available for Boys State and Girls State attendees and is used toward undergraduate studies.

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Helm harkens back to Four Pillars

Helm harkens back to Four Pillars

National commander challenges NECmen present at the first session of Fall Meetings to "stoke the fires" of posts in their local communities.

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School Award Medal Program for youth

School Award Medal Program for youth

American Legion posts are encouraged to recognize boys and girls who demonstrate quality character and good citizenship.

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CWF awards $566,691 in grants for 2015

CWF awards $566,691 in grants for 2015

The Legion's Child Welfare Foundation awarded 18 nonprofit organizations with grants to benefit their mission of supporting children and youth.

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The anonymous war against ISIS

The anonymous war against ISIS

Despite a $1 billion price tag and commitment of significant military resources, the mission against ISIS is still, puzzlingly, unnamed.

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Five ideal jobs for ex-military personnel

Five ideal jobs for ex-military personnel

Veterans have service-learned skills and experience that can set them apart from ciivilian applicants in these five careers.

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