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Arizona NEF recipients praise program

Arizona NEF recipients praise program

As tornado and wildfire seasons approach, National Commander Dellinger reiterates the need for donations to assist disaster victims.

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Commander: Keep Senate bill focused on vets

Commander: Keep Senate bill focused on vets

American Legion leader says no other issues need to be attached to legislation to improve health care, education, employment and benefits for those who served our nation.

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Legion rips latest round of defense cuts

Fair pay and benefits needed to maintain quality volunteer force.

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Dellinger responds to columnist’s views on COLA

Dellinger responds to columnist’s views on COLA

National Commander addresses Ruth Marcus’ claims that military retirement benefits are ‘extraordinarily generous.’

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Dellinger recalls Abraham Lincoln’s vow

Dellinger recalls Abraham Lincoln’s vow

During his speech outside Lincoln’s tomb, Legion national commander calls on Congress to remember the 16th president’s vow to care for veterans.

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Chaplains are the Legion’s hands and feet

The inspirational story of the Dorchester's Four Chaplains still resonates today.

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Please consider a PUFL membership

Please consider a PUFL membership

A Paid Up for Life Membership means no more dues notices, a lifetime subscription to The American Legion Magazine, and never being at risk of facing a dues increase.

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Take action against cuts to military pensions

Take action against cuts to military pensions

National Commander calls on Legionnaires to contact their elected officials and ask them to vote against the $6.3 billion benefits cut.

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Legion won't accept 'very regrettable' decision

American Legion vows to continue fight for Mt. Soledad Cross.

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Remember those in harm’s way this season

Remember those in harm’s way this season

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Legion leader mourning lost Marines

Legion leader mourning lost Marines

Four Marines killed during range maintenance operation at Camp Pendleton in California.

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Commander thankful shutdown is halted

Commander thankful shutdown is halted

Dellinger says ground must be regained on the claims backlog as elected leaders work toward a lasting solution to the funding crisis.

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Commander to NEC: ‘Politics has replaced patriotism’

Commander to NEC: ‘Politics has replaced patriotism’

National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger says Legion has responsibility to draw attention to impact government shutdown has on veterans.

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Commander: Clock is ticking toward Nov. 1

Commander: Clock is ticking toward Nov. 1

National Commander Dan Dellinger implores Congress to end the government shutdown to ensure veterans benefits don’t disappear on Nov 1.

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Press conference to address shutdown’s effects

Press conference to address shutdown’s effects

National Commander Dellinger will discuss the shutdown’s ongoing negative effects on Oct. 15 at the Indiana War Memorial in Indianapolis

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Commander: Threat to veterans 'cruel'

Commander: Threat to veterans 'cruel'

National Commander Dan Dellinger makes strong appeal to end government shutdown and threat to veterans’ benefits.

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Dellinger to address government shutdown

Dellinger to address government shutdown

National commander to discuss government shutdown during 10 a.m. press conference Oct. 4 in nation’s capital.

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Built to Last

National Commander Dan Dellinger made a living in construction, so trust him when he says the Legion’s foundation is solid.

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Legion: Shutdown must not harm defense

Legion: Shutdown must not harm defense

National commander: national security cannot be diminished in the event of a federal government shutdown.

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Commander Dellinger testifies on Capitol Hill

Commander Dellinger testifies on Capitol Hill

Topics covered included VA outreach to veterans, helping veterans find jobs, reducing the claims backlog, avoiding TRICARE hikes, and results of the Legion’s research into treatments for TBI and PTSD.

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NEF fundraising goal: $1 million

NEF fundraising goal: $1 million

Donations to NEF go toward helping Legion family members and posts recover in the aftermath of a hurricane, tornado or other disaster.

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Back to Vietnam, in search of our missing

Back to Vietnam, in search of our missing

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Commander Dellinger’s acceptance speech

Prepared remarks from the national commander, who became leader of The American Legion at the 95th National Convention.

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Dellinger: We need to build on our foundation

Dellinger: We need to build on our foundation

Newly elected National Commander Daniel Dellinger says Legion must continue to evolve in order to stay relevant.

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'Houston, we have a problem!'

'Houston, we have a problem!'

National commander delivers strong message to Congress and the White House to stop sequestration from affecting the troops and veterans.

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Commander concerned about Army drawdown

Commander concerned about Army drawdown

National Commander James E. Koutz says the reduction in active-duty forces puts America in a vulnerable national security position.

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Commander unveils monument in Normandy

Commander unveils monument in Normandy

Commemoration ceremonies of the D-Day invasion's 69th anniversary end at site of deadly battle near Ste. Mere-Eglise.

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Commander honored in Normandy

Commander honored in Normandy

Friends of American Veterans group presents Koutz and Thomas with honorary memberships.

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Commander honors fallen at Brittany

Commander honors fallen at Brittany

Wreaths placed at lesser-known cemetery where 4,410 Americans are laid to rest.

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Commander salutes the fallen

Commander salutes the fallen

Flag raising at Normandy American Cemetery begins a day of World War II commemorations.

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