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Boys Nation elects Jordi Saunders from LaPorte, Ind., to position, and Cortez Thomas of Mississippi to secretary of senate.
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Former president commemorates 50th anniversary of his graduation, famous handshake with John F. Kennedy.
98 high school seniors from 48 states converge on Marymount University in Arlington, Va., for the 67th session of Boys Nation.
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98 American Legion Boys Nation delegates from 49 states will convene in Washington, D.C., to experience ‘a week that shapes a lifetime.’ Follow on LegionTV.
Cpl. Richard Marko III helped advise and mentor nearly 1,200 American Legion New York Boys State delegates.
Program joins Girls State in welcoming 37 students from China as part of an international exchange program.
Boys and Girls Nation graduates submit words of gratitude to Legionnaires and Legion family members.
Famous rock musician and Boys State alum helped VA launch “Project REACH,” a mobile app challenge to end homelessness.
West Virginia Mountaineer Boys State explains how it increased enrollment by 100 delegates for the program’s 75th anniversary.
Jake Rademacher, director and producer of “Brothers at War,” embedded with four combat units in Iraq to tell the story of two of his brothers.
American Legion South Carolina Palmetto Boys State used the popular social networking site to provide instant communication to an internal and external audience.
Many of the 2012 Boys Nation senators express their appreciation to American Legion members for their service.
American Legion Boys State directors and staff members collected many ways to reduce no-shows, fundraise and more during the National Americanism Conference.
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American Legion Boys State of New York welcomed Marines from across the state to advise and mentor young men participating in the program.
Watch the 2012 American Legion Boys Nation senators greet President Obama.
President Obama shakes hands with each senator, and The American Legion graduates its 66th Boys Nation class.
Visit www.legiontv.org now to watch the Boys Nation final senate session and tune back in at 8 p.m. (EDT) to watch the live streaming of the graduation ceremony.
Boys Nation president and vice president sworn into office; four alumni share their experience.
2012 Boys Nation president and vice president elected.
Visit www.legiontv.org to watch live streaming of the Nationalist and Federalist president and vice president debate at 3 p.m., and watch elections at 6:30 p.m. (EDT).
Delegates enjoy dinner at Greenbelt Post 136 and a tour of the Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Wall and Korean War Memorial.
Senators elect president pro tem, secretary of the senate; will travel to Legion post for dinner today.
2012 American Legion Boys Nation is under way with 98 senators ready to debate on legislation and elect senate officers.
The 2012 American Legion Boys Nation program gets under way Friday.
Two American Legion Boys State alums express their gratitude to the program.
Mike Bzozowski, a 2005 Boys Nation delegate, paid a visit to Marymount University to speak with familiar faces — Boys Nation staff.
Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mark Ochsenbein shares his involvement with Boys State and Boys Nation, and the importance of leadership.
This past July, Ron Ulseth walked through the doors of Marymount University, where he resided as a Boys Nation delegate in 1983.
South Carolina's Boys State program found a way to engage citizens in the election process and ensure accuracy through text polling.
Visit www.legion.org/boysnation at 7:30 p.m. (EDT) to watch the Boys Nation senators graduation ceremony live.