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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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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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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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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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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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Back to Vietnam, in search of our missing

Back to Vietnam, in search of our missing

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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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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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‘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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Regarding the colors of our nation

Regarding the colors of our nation

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The importance of remembrance

The importance of remembrance

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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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When children are caught in a crisis

When children are caught in a crisis

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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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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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When children are caught in a crisis

Hard work paying off on veterans job front

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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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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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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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