Texas native served as American Legion national commander from 1972 to 1973.
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Fletcher Post 306 opens its doors to community following massive ice storms last winter.
After almost a decade of intense combat, the Pentagon needs to replenish its arsenal, a costly initiative. But Defense Secretary Robert Gates wants to cut "around $10 billion" in defense spending and more thereafter.
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An American Legion Baseball team in Kentucky shows support for a former player by wearing a 3rd Battalion 8th Marines patch on their uniform.
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Brake problems lead to another 20th-place finish for the 76 Freedom Car.
Jerick Johnson to compete in short-track ARCA race at Mansfield Motorsports Park on Saturday.
Legion deputy director delivers recommendations for enhanced suicide-prevention efforts for DoD, VA, during congressional subcommittee hearing.
Free, customized membership recruitment poster now available online for posts to download.
Testifying before the House, the Legion’s Joe Sharpe outlined ways that veteran-owned small businesses can fare better in today’s tough economic times.
Updated page provides information on discount programs for products, services such as travel, health care, personal finance and computers.
Commander Hill has a busy schedule during his visit to Kuwait. Get the details of his trip from the Clarence Hill blog site.
Director of the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division says more training, oversight needed at VA facilities to avoid St. Louis failures.
Legion’s deputy director of the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division argues that PTSD veterans should be granted disability.
Streamlined claims process published in Federal Register, go into effect Tuesday.
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Severely Injured Veterans Benefit Improvement Act of 2009, Fair Access to Veterans Benefits Act among legislation covered.
VA&R, Public Relations staff collaborate on ways to enhance outreach efforts through radio, television PSAs.
Poor handling hampers effort, but Jerick Johnson, crew able to finish ahead of starting spot in Prairie Meadows 200.
New Web site feature includes an archive of past winners dated back to 1921.
Golfers are invited to Andrews Air Force Base to play in the Heroes to Hometowns Golf Classic - an event that directly benefits the Legion's Legacy Scholarship Fund.
The Department of Treasury is hosting a service-disabled veteran-owned small business match-making event on July 29 at the U.S. Mint building in Washington.
Shelby, N.C., the permanent site for The American Legion Baseball World Series, needs help choosing a new logo to display throughout the city.
Legion welcomes new regulations but urges VA to allow private practitioners to diagnose, treat condition.
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Letter sent to members of the U.S. Senate seeks support for legislation that would make more Gold Star parents eligible for care at state veterans homes.
Jerick Johnson enters ARCA Prairie Meadows 200 18th in the championship points standing and third in rookie standings.
Ten nurses receive the $3,000 Eight & Forty Lung and Respiratory Disease Nursing Scholarship.
Legion Economic director will receive update on President Obama's National Export Initiative.
Prior to the Messina Wildlife Management 200, driver Jerick Johnson was given an escort to the track by Pennsylvania Legion Riders.
Legion is recommending further improvements to the Rating and Processing Individual's Disability Claims Act.
Leaders of The American Legion are urging members of the Senate to pass legislation that would benefit the elderly parents of servicemembers who died on active duty.
Legion takes part in meeting with VA's Washington Regional Office, where plan is to hire or promote 20 new rating specialists.