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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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Normandy invasion remembered

Normandy invasion remembered

National Commander Jimmie Foster joins dignitaries from around the world at rededication ceremony in France for a historic World War II monument.

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Commander honors WWII liberators

Commander honors WWII liberators

Wreath-laying ceremonies and parades highlight second day of Normandy commemorations.

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Commander meets with D-Day vets

Commander meets with D-Day vets

Commemorative events fill weekend in Normandy.

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The Legion and VA: allies, not adversaries

The Legion is an advocate for veteran patients, not an adversary of the government.

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The sacred trust at Arlington Cemetery

News of mishandled remains at Arlington National Cemetery rocked the veteran community. A year later, Army overseers now appear committed in their effort to regain public trust. Those laid to rest in this hallowed ground deserve no less.

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Disabled military retirees deserve better

Legionnaires everywhere should ask their representatives to support two bills that will help end ‘disabled veterans tax.'

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A lifetime commitment to the Legion

Invest in the organization's principles and programs through a PUFL membership.

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Commander salutes last U.S. WWI veteran

Commander salutes last U.S. WWI veteran

Foster regards Frank Buckles as symbolic of the generation that gave birth to The American Legion.

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VA budget: Good, but could be better

While sacrifices in spending must be made, they shouldn't come at the expense of those who have already sacrificed.

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Foster attends 77th Lincoln pilgrimage

Foster attends 77th Lincoln pilgrimage

National Commander speaks at Abraham Lincoln's tomb in honor of the former president's birthday.

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A couple of words worth sharing

Remembering the value of saying thanks.

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ROAR: How is your VA regional office?

National Commander Jimmie Foster asks for your input on how to break the VA backlog.

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Foster finishes up Far East trip

Foster finishes up Far East trip

National Commander Jimmie Foster and Auxiliary President Carlene Ashworth toured the Orient, personally expressing thanks to U.S. military for their service.

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Legion: Vet issues await new Congress

Legion: Vet issues await new Congress

National Commander Jimmie Foster hopes the 112th Congress moves in the same direction as the Congress before it.

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Who we celebrate on Veterans Day

Veterans Day provides the perfect opportunity to reflect on the diversity found in the armed forces and in our organization.

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Foster to address Congress

Foster to address Congress

Legion's national commander expected to cover wide range of issues while speaking before joint session of the House, Senate Veterans Affairs committees.

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Connect with the commander

Connect with the commander

Legionnaires everywhere can follow Jimmie Foster's travels as national commander by becoming a ‘Fan' of his on Facebook.

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Serving America's veterans every day

Serving  America's veterans every day

New commander shares his vision and values in acceptance speech at 92nd National Convention.

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Foster first Alaska national commander

Foster first Alaska national commander

Jimmie Foster is The American Legion's first national commander from Alaska.

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The focus this year: SAVED

The focus this year: SAVED

Newly elected National Commander Jimmie Foster wants Legionnaires to 'take care of veterans in any way possible.'

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'Lucky 7' pin incentive program

'Lucky 7' pin incentive program

During the 2010-2011 membership year, National Commander Jimmie Foster will award his National Commander pin to any Legion family member who signs up at least two new members and renews five current members into The American Legion.

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Serving America’s Veterans Every Day

New commander shares his vision and values in acceptance speech at 92nd National Convention.

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