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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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Commander reacts to Fort Hood tragedy

Commander reacts to Fort Hood tragedy

American Legion National Commander issues statement regarding Wednesday’s mass shooting.

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Someone’s going to jump for membership

As a U.S. Army soldier during the Vietnam War, Art Schwabe never had to jump out of an airplane. Neither did Mike McDaniel, who served in the Marine Corps from 1975 to 2004.

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Commander to Congress: Prepare for huge wave of veterans

Commander to Congress: Prepare for huge wave of veterans

In Congressional testimony, National Commander Dellinger warns of coming challenges to delivery of veterans health care and benefits.

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'Justice' prevails for 24 Medal of Honor recipients

'Justice' prevails for 24 Medal of Honor recipients

National Commander Daniel Dellinger among spectators as President Obama presents Medals of Honor to 24 World War II, Korean and Vietnam War veterans.

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Dellinger addresses South Carolina Legislature

Dellinger addresses South Carolina Legislature

National commander calls on lawmakers to ignore those who complain that military benefits are too generous.

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The bond we share with student veterans

Student Veterans of America works side by side with Legionnaires to keep the spirit and purpose of the GI Bill alive for post-9/11 veterans.

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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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