SAL members in the nation's capital for the Legion's Washington Conference.
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Senate Veterans Affairs Committee chairman, Ranking Member address Legion during Washington Conference.
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Former U.S. representative praised by national commander for putting veterans first during VA crisis.
During the Washinton Conference, Legion's National Security Commission met and recieved briefings regarding key issues and efforts.
National commander: VA secretary attempting to restore trust in department should be held to a higher standard.
Legion briefed on recent Department of Defense directives calling for greater access to military installations for service organizations.
Dr. Ronald Poropatich shared that treatment for TBI/PTSD is not a one size fits all.
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Employment opportunities, emotional and physical wellness topics in panel discussions during Legion's Employment and Empowerment Summit.
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Legion's economic summit brings job seekers face to face with potential employers, career coaches.
Operation Comfort Warriors-sponsored event for Walter Reed patients provides fellowship, healing for wounded and ill servicemembers.
Panelists from several major corporations shared their insights on veterans and the job market during the Legion's Employment & Empowerment Summit.
NATO can - and should - thwart Vladimir Putin's ongoing efforts to rebuild the Russian Empire piecemeal.
The organization planning the memorial has received approval, now focuses on fundraising for the project.
VA Secretary Bob McDonald stresses importance of relationship with the Legion during a visit with D.C. staff
RSO, other organizations assisted.
The new American Legion Citizenship Outreach Guide encourages posts and districts to help lawful immigrants assimilate and become naturalized citizens.
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American Legion National Commander Michael D. Helm describes the tasks facing new Defense Secretary Ash Carter.
Legionnaires will converge on Capitol Hill to advocate on behalf of America’s veterans.
All proceeds from donated vehicles sold at auction will support American Legion charities and programs.
Last Thursday marked the 81st annual National American Legion Pilgrimage to the Tomb of Abraham Lincoln.
The ride starts in Indy and ends in Baltimore, Aug. 23-26.
U.S. Marine Corps veteran Travis Barnes has gone from struggling with transitioning from the military to civilian world to starting a successful distillery in Indianapolis.
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American Legion National Commander Michael D. Helm observed the birthday of the nation’s 16th president.
American Legion Executive Director Verna Jones appreciates the progress achieved in racial tolerance and treatment, yet still sees room for growth.
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In testimony before Congress, the Legion's Davy Leghorn offered recommendations on the Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Service program.
The bill H.R. 216 would require long-range planning and budgeting strategies from VA.
National commander: If military action is necessary course of action, key objectives and overall strategic goal must be stated clearly.
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Midway through the campaign, fundraising and membership totals are progressing. But national commander calls on Legion family "to work together at all levels to build membership and raise funds" to support vital programs.
More than 50 job offers made at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst event.
Servicemembers who were killed or injured during the Fort Hood attack in 2009 will be awarded the Purple Heart.
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