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Revised Stolen Valor Act would stand up

H.R. 1775 focuses on the harm caused by military fraud rather than the diminishment of awards for military achievement.

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Wong tours Wilwin Lodge

Wong tours Wilwin Lodge

American Legion National Commander visits historic veterans retreat center, sponsored by the Department of Michigan.

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Legion unveils sculpture honoring fallen heroes

Legion unveils sculpture honoring fallen heroes

Statue by famed sculptor Greg Wyatt finds temporary quarters at Legion’s D.C. office.

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American Legion National Commander Fang A. Wong

Military training must translate to jobs

Legion leads the way in showing how to integrate highly skilled veterans into the work force.

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Commander pays homage in France

Commander pays homage in France

Wong lays wreaths, visits historical D-Day sites as he wraps up his Normandy tour.

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Legion recognized in Normandy

Legion recognized in Normandy

National Commander and Auxiliary National President accept recognition on behalf of Legion Family during 68th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Photo by Doug Malin

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Commander connects with Boys State alum in Normandy

Commander connects with Boys State alum in Normandy

Surprise meeting with Air Force Academy cadet illustrates how military experience links generations.

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Veterans honored at historic D-Day church

Veterans honored at historic D-Day church

Ceremonies marking the 68th anniversary of Normandy invasion begin in Angoville-au-Plain.

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American Legion National Commander Fang A. Wong

Celebrate Flag Day by protecting Old Glory

There's never been a better time to step up for the Stars and Stripes.

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National Commander Fang A. Wong

Vietnam Wall education center in works

The American Legion's legacy of 'unwavering support' for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington continues with backing for next phase of the monument.

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Youth program alums invited to join online

Online connections among alumni can foster a successful future for youth programs.

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New York post to honor Commander Wong

Legion staff will attend The American Legion Post 754 in New York City’s dinner reception for the Commander, who will address the importance of education and jobs for veterans.

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Legion birthday: a celebration of values

A sentence written during the Paris caucus in 1919 still captures the essence of the organization today.

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Wong, president meet in Oval Office

Wong, president meet in Oval Office

VA, DoD budgets, veterans employment among the issues discussed by national commander, President Obama.

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Legion in media spotlight over Stolen Valor Act

Legion in media spotlight over Stolen Valor Act

National Commander Fang A. Wong featured on the USA Today editorial page, Legion position given voice on National Public Radio.

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When to check your Legion cap at the door

The American Legion’s principles, however, have endured through the decades, sometimes political but never partisan.

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Afghanistanization: proceed with caution

An important lesson to remember from Vietnam as the United States hands Afghanistan responsibility for its own security.

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A thousand stories of troop support to tell

Passionate involvement with U.S. military personnel is embedded in The American Legion's culture.

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When given the opportunity to succeed

GI Bill allows veterans to pave their own road to recovery.

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A thousand stories of troop support to tell

Transition assistance and military support are among the most important values of the Legion. We need to tell those stories on every level.

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A land of opportunities

America is known as the land of the free, a land of opportunities.

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'A Commander for Everybody'

New York's Fang Wong assumes leadership of the Legion.

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Wong, Shinseki discuss VA improvements

Wong, Shinseki discuss VA improvements

Commander Fang A. Wong and VA Secretary Eric Shinseki discussed ways to improve VA claims backlog and student veterans success on campus.

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Wong to Congress: Address vet employment

Wong to Congress: Address vet employment

Jobless veterans and claims backlog were among topics for National Commander in his address to House and Senate members.

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What we've learned from 9/11

What we've learned from 9/11

Ten years after terrorist attacks, American Legion National Commander Fang Wong of New York considers the accomplishments and challenges of a new era

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Our most important call to action

All across the nation, the Legion makes a difference for military families and newly discharged veterans.

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Wong elected national commander

Wong elected national commander

New York Legionnaire will ‘serve with PRIDE' during 2011-2012.

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A symbol of hope, freedom and sacrifice

The American public believes the U.S. flag  deserves protection from physical desecration. It's time for Congress to follow those wishes.

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Court oversteps its bounds on DADT

Concerns over the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision to allow open homosexuality in the military ranks.

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Legion youth program alums share bond

New alumni website allows past participants to network, share success stories.

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