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As stewards of the Legion’s future

The American Legion is very much alive, vital and relevant – the largest, strongest and most influential voice for veterans, regardless of war era, in this nation. 

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Commander calls for independent VA study

Commander calls for independent VA study

New release from VA’s Office of Inspector General reveals that 93 facilities are now being studied for falsifying appointment records.

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Legion statement on VA IG's Phoenix report

National commander: VA needs to do more than investigate itself on this matter.

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Dellinger: VA still a system worth saving

Dellinger: VA still a system worth saving

During his report to the national convention, national commander says Legion is doing its part to restore faith in the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Commander: Military lost a friend in Robin Williams

Commander: Military lost a friend in Robin Williams

The American Legion sends its condolences to Mr. Williams' family and friends.

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Commander: Membership gives us a place at Congress’ table

National Commander Dan Dellinger tasks Legionnaires with keeping the Legion's name at the forefront and growing membership.

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It really is a system worth saving

Scrapping VA will not help veterans, but The American Legion is resolved to help fix our healthcare system.

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Commander attends GI Film Festival

Commander attends GI Film Festival

National Commander Dan Dellinger watched a screening of the film "When the Game Stands Tall."

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Greatest legislation for the greatest generation

Greatest legislation for the greatest generation

Seventy years ago this month, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the GI Bill.

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Commander: Help release Marine from Mexico

Commander: Help release Marine from Mexico

The Legion calls upon members to contact the White House and ask President Barack Obama to demand the release of Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi.

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Commander delivers OCW gifts to Ft. Knox

Commander delivers OCW gifts to Ft. Knox

National Commander Daniel Dellinger presented a popcorn maker to the Warrior Transition Battalion.

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Legion's concerns about VA wait times confirmed by audit

Legion's concerns about VA wait times confirmed by audit

Data released today confirms that the problems plaguing VA are widespread but fixable with proper leadership and appropriate resources.

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Obama, Hollande remember

Obama, Hollande remember

Presidents of America and France pay tribute to those who fought for freedom in Normandy.

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A father and son reunion

A father and son reunion

Seventy years after his father and uncle fought and died in Normandy, Legionnaire pays his respects.

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Normandy invaded again

Normandy invaded again

National commander, Auxiliary president join thousands for the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

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Commander: Much more action needed to fix VA issues

Commander: Much more action needed to fix VA issues

National Commander Dellinger appaluds president for demanding accountability but questions why more action wasn't taken regarding Department of Veterans Affairs scandal.

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Secretary fields the heat in hearing

Secretary fields the heat in hearing

Senate committee members probe VA chief for answers, national commander says recent reports were "final straw."

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Dellinger to testify alongside Shinseki

Dellinger to testify alongside Shinseki

National Commander Dellinger, VA secretary among witnesses at Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs hearing.

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Dellinger focusing on VA accountability issue

Dellinger focusing on VA accountability issue

National commander will spend week attending Legion town hall meeting in Phoenix, testifying before Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

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Dellinger: Our membership gives us influence

Dellinger: Our membership gives us influence

National commander closes Spring NEC Meetings with reminder that Legion's clout depends on a vibrant membership base.

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VA’s long list of performance failures

VA’s long list of performance failures

The accumulation of preventable deaths, delayed health care and rewarding incompetent executives led to The American Legion’s call for the VA secretary’s resignation.

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Dellinger heads to Phoenix

Dellinger heads to Phoenix

The Legion's national commander will join members of the Legion's System Worth Saving Task Force at a town hall meeting.

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Dellinger calls for VA secretary, 2 others to step down

Dellinger calls for VA secretary, 2 others to step down

National Commander Daniel Dellinger calls for the resignation of Department of Veterans Secretary Eric Shinseki, Under Secretary of Health Robert Petzel and Under Secretary of Benefits Allison Hickey during today's press conference in Indianapolis.

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Commander disturbed over new VA allegations

Commander disturbed over new VA allegations

Another Phoenix doctor’s claim that evidence was destroyed to conceal secret waiting lists must be investigated and, if true, lead to severe consequences, Dellinger says.

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The ‘greater meaning’ of Memorial Day

We don't just honor those who fought, we honor those who sacrificed everything for America.

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VA preventable deaths 'will not be tolerated'

National commander: Legion committed to ensuring that each and every VA-eligible veteran receives high-quality health care in a timely fashion.

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Dellinger responds to NY Times op-ed piece

Dellinger responds to NY Times op-ed piece

National commander glad New York Times published letter, disappointed it printed 'agenda-driven' piece.

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Dellinger, president talk veterans in Oval Office

Dellinger, president talk veterans in Oval Office

National commander talks veterams employment and benefits with the president during meeting at the White House shortly after hour-long meeting with Departments of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki.

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National commander meeting with president, VA secretary

National commander meeting with president, VA secretary

National Commander Daniel Dellinger will meet one on one with President Barack Obama and Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki on Friday.

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Legion to Congress: Hold VA accountable for preventable deaths

Legion to Congress: Hold VA accountable for preventable deaths

National commander testified that The American Legion will keep asking the hard questions about VA accountability and so should Congress.

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