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Legion: Government has responsibility to treat small businesses fairly

Legion: Government has responsibility to treat small businesses fairly

Testimony amplifies position that veteran-owned companies need fewer obstacles to federal contracts.

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Post office cuts threaten veteran job viability, impacts consumers

Post office cuts threaten veteran job viability, impacts consumers

The large-scale U.S Postal Service cuts affect consumers, as well as the more than 100,000 veterans employed there.

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Legion to testify at 3 hearings on Capitol Hill

Legion to testify at 3 hearings on Capitol Hill

Topics include the Veterans Choice Card, veteran-owned small businesses and military retirement compensation.

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Founders Day with Paris Post 1

Founders Day with Paris Post 1

Paris post holds ceremony marking birthplace, birthday of The American Legion.

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‘Coming here was a godsend for me’

‘Coming here was a godsend for me’

Nearly 100 seek help during the first two days of the Legion’s Veterans Benefits Center in Philadelphia.  

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Smooth move

Smart financial planning can make the difference in military-to-civilian transitions.

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The world's no. 1 enemy

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State, envisions “volcanoes of jihad” everywhere.

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'Miraculous'

The historic Doolittle Raid began with a daring takeoff from a pitching flight deck.

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The power of hate

From neo-Nazis to Islamic terrorism, Europe faces a rising tide of extremism.

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Vietnam's 'senior class'

Often forgotten, the Americans who served in country between 1950 and 1964 saw their share of death and danger.

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I Am The American Legion - Sean Davis

“I want a place for other veterans to go where they can feel safe and know that there’s somebody there who went through what they did.”

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The dangers of deep defense cuts

We’re alarmed that the 2016 defense budget is projected to be 31 percent less than it was in 2010. This is irresponsible and dangerous.

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AIR APPARENT

Strength in the skies helped make America a superpower. Will sequestration clip our wings?

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Legion proposes education benefits recommendations

Legion proposes education benefits recommendations

Legion's Steve Gonzalez submits written testimony to House of Representatives Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.

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OCW delivers jaw-dropping donation

OCW delivers jaw-dropping donation

Nearly $15,000 in items donated to Philadelphia VA Medical Center programs through the Legion's Operation Comfort Warriors.

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Praise, concerns voiced about Pennsylvania VA

Praise, concerns voiced about Pennsylvania VA

Veterans share personal issues but also express satisfication with VA during a Legion town hall meeting in Philadelphia.

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Legion town hall set for Los Angeles

Legion town hall set for Los Angeles

A Legion team of experts is responding to reports of serious delays in scheduling medical appointments for veterans.

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Legion bringing veterans job fair to New Mexico

Legion bringing veterans job fair to New Mexico

More than 50 employers headed to Albuquerque venue, looking to hire veterans.

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Legion participates in Obama roundtable

Legion participates in Obama roundtable

President discussed VA health care with Legion, other stakeholders.

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Bad News, Worse News

Bad News, Worse News

Only halfway through the 'long war' against terror, the United States can't afford to become war-weary.

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Legion to testify on Capitol Hill

Legion to testify on Capitol Hill

Topics include education opportunities for Post-9/11 veterans.

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StreetShares secures $200 million for veteran-owned small businesses

StreetShares secures $200 million for veteran-owned small businesses

Community Investment Management, Direct Lending Investments will fund $200 million in small business loans over a 4-year period.

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Louisiana veterans receive OCW donations

Louisiana veterans receive OCW donations

American Legion Post and Squadron 122 bring tears to veterans eyes with games, prayer books, comfort items and more.

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Legion's 96th birthday is March 15

Legion's 96th birthday is March 15

Use Legiontown blog or Centennial Celebration site to tell your Legion Birthday story.

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Legion airs on the big screen

Legion airs on the big screen

Four Pennsylvania posts sponsor a Legion membership recruitment ad that’s aired on eight movie screens.

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Operation: Military Kids program ending

The program is ending March 31.

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Celebrating the Legion birthday in style

Celebrating the Legion birthday in style

For the second straight year, American Legion Post 135 in Phenix City, Ala., will host a Legion birthday ball.

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Statement on VA employee's e-mail mocking patients

National Commander: Veterans suffering from TBI and PTSD should not be held up to ridicule.

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Legion assists veterans during Vets GSA event

Legion assists veterans during Vets GSA event

Representatives from the Department of New York were at the Vets GSA's networking event in New York City, providing resoureces to attendees.

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Legion reaching out to Philadelphia veterans

Legion reaching out to Philadelphia veterans

A March 16 town hall meeting for veterans will be followed by a three-day Veterans Benefits Center.

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