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Commander, Auxiliary president find historic plaque

Commander, Auxiliary president find historic plaque

Birthplace of The American Legion marked on narrow street in Paris.

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Regarding the colors of our nation

Regarding the colors of our nation

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‘May our fallen never be forgotten’

‘May our fallen never be forgotten’

On Memorial Day, remember not only veterans who were close to you, but all veterans who gave their all.

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The importance of remembrance

The importance of remembrance

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When children are caught in a crisis

When children are caught in a crisis

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Gold, Silver Brigade program enhanced

Gold, Silver Brigade program enhanced

Koutz Scouts offers monetary incentive for 2012 top-level Legion recruiters.

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Koutz accepts CBS’ apology for mistake

Koutz accepts CBS’ apology for mistake

Network issues statement following backlash toward episode of ‘The Amazing Race’ found disrespectful to Vietnam War veterans.

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Koutz calls for CBS to apologize to Vietnam veterans

Koutz calls for CBS to apologize to Vietnam veterans

National commander calls recent ‘The Amazing Race’ a ‘disgraceful slap-in-the face administered to American war heroes.’

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OCW donates to Fort Jackson

OCW donates to Fort Jackson

Sports equipment will help recovering warriors heal, get stronger and train for competitions.

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Koutz testifies at South Carolina Statehouse

Koutz testifies at South Carolina Statehouse

Testimony touches on veterans employment, honoring a commitment to those who have served.

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When children are caught in a crisis

Hard work paying off on veterans job front

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Commander shares concerns with Obama

Commander shares concerns with Obama

American Legion leader meets with president to discuss the VA backlog and how to turn military experience into credits for career credentials.

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Commander welcomes home returning vets

Commander welcomes home returning vets

American Legion National Commander James E. Koutz responds to the president’s State of the Union address.

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Chief Warrant Officer 2 Nicole Shuman, Apache attack helicopter pilot, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad, who hails from Pittsburgh, talks with a fellow crew member before taking off on a reconnaissance patrol from Camp Taji Oct. 27.

VA site visits focus on women’s care

VA site visits focus on women’s care

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Commander delivers OCW gifts to Fort Gordon

Commander delivers OCW gifts to Fort Gordon

National Commander Jim E. Koutz helped deliver $4,500 worth of gifts to recovering servicemembers at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Ga.

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Koutz: Legion always has, will support troops

Koutz: Legion always has, will support troops

National Commander says Michael Moore's New Year's resolution to not support U.S. troops is possible because “American troops have fought and given their lives for freedom.”

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The need for a growing membership

The need for a growing membership

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Obama: Jobs for vets are top priority

Obama: Jobs for vets are top priority

Obama touches on veterans employment during Veterans Day ceremony attended by American Legion National Commander James Koutz at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Every day is Veterans Day

Every day is Veterans Day

We must always be grateful for the dedication and accomplishments of the men and women among us who've worn the uniform of our country.

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National Commander congratulates Obama

National Commander congratulates Obama

The American Legion promises to work with the president to strengthen VA health-care programs and reduce the disability claims backlog.

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New goal for Operation Comfort Warriors

New goal for Operation Comfort Warriors

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Koutz stresses importance of military voting

Koutz stresses importance of military voting

In his address to the first session of Fall Meetings, national commander stressed the need for absentee ballots to be cast and correctly counted.

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White House, Congress didn’t do their job

White House, Congress didn’t do their job

Defense budget should never have been forced to face sequestration.

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A healthy exchange of information

A healthy exchange of information

House, Senate committee members engage Legion in lengthy discussion of variety of issues following national commander's testimony.

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Small Town Soldier

The American Legion’s national commander, Jim Koutz, is proud to be a Hoosier and a Vietnam veteran.

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Legion raises $33,500 for OCW

Legion raises $33,500 for OCW

The American Legion’s Operation Comfort Warriors program collects donations, then purchases and delivers comfort items to warrior transition units or military hospitals.

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Membership: Work made fun

Membership: Work made fun

The American Legion has several membership incentive programs that create competition and excitement while growing the organization.

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National Commander Fang A. Wong

More at stake than a budget deficit

Reduced readiness. Thousands of jobs lost. Is a weakened military really the solution to a weak economy?

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Koutz elected national commander

Koutz elected national commander

Indiana Legionnaire says challenges facing organization, America's veterans can be overcome.

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