82-year-old Nesse Godin still making a powerful impact on Boys Nation.
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During testimony, Legion calls for VA to improve its outreach efforts to thousands of veterans dealing with Gulf War effects.
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VA says it will award nearly $1 billion in IT contracts annually to veteran-owned small businesses during the next five years.
Speaking at the National Scout Jamboree, Secretary of Defense credits Scouting for creating men who ‘built this country.'
Day 6 includes president, vice president inauguration; tune in to Legion.org now for live webcast of closing Senate session.
RecruitMilitary, in conjunction with The American Legion, routinely holds career and business Opportunity Expos for veterans and their families.
National Commander Clarence Hill: The U.S. government has an obligation to fix what is a broken immigration policy.
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Hill's presence at National Jamboree reinforces long-standing support of Scouting by The American Legion.
Avon Park, Fla., teen voted president; vice president hails from North Little Rock, Ark.
Program proposes alternate method of rating veterans with musculoskeletal conditions.
Oct. 21 is the date that applications for retroactive stop-loss payments must be filed with DoD.
House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs conducts hearing attended by VA&R Deputy Director Jacob Gadd
Legion, other VSOs meet with Sen. John Warner, Corporation for National and Community Service to discuss ways to improve volunteer opportunities.
Army Small Business Director Tracey Pinson honored with a commemorative plaque in Las Vegas by The American Legion and its Business Task Force.
Day four of Boys Nation enables the senators to see awe-inspiring sites: Arlington National Cemetery, Tomb of the Unknowns and Iwo Jima Memorial.
National commander calls upon Justice Department officials to vigorously prosecute any American who knowingly leaks classified information.
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PNC Joe Matthews is remembered by fellow Legionnaires for his years of dedication to the organization.
Senators venture off campus for their first field trip to Maryland Greenbelt Post 136 and the National Mall.
Day two of Boys Nation consists of the senators completing orientation, holding party conventions and electing senate offices.
Friday, July 23, marked the start of the 64th American Legion Boys Nation program, where 98 Boys State representatives arrived in Washington, D.C.
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The American Legion wants VA to recruit more staffers for its polytrauma centers.
Thousands of Scouts from across the country will gather to enrich their lives, reinforce Scouting skills, learn leadership and teamwork, and of course, have fun.
Visiting The American Legion on a mobile phone becomes easier this week.
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Money to fund three new research projects that focus on testing or developing new treatments for illnesses affecting veterans who served in the Gulf War from 1990-1991.
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At Fort Lewis and Brooke Army Medical Center, the Legion will employ service officers to help with the often-bureaucratic process of being medically discharged.
Two representatives selected from each of the 49 Boys States will convene in Washington, D.C., July 23-30 for Boys Nation.
Texas native served as American Legion national commander from 1972 to 1973.
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.
An American Legion Baseball team in Kentucky shows support for a former player by wearing a 3rd Battalion 8th Marines patch on their uniform.