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Register now for 100th Anniversary Workshop

Register now for 100th Anniversary Workshop

The free workshop is Aug. 25 during the 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

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Dellinger to throw out 1st pitch in Charlotte

Dellinger to throw out 1st pitch in Charlotte

National Commander Dellinger to throw out first pitch during Charlotte Knight's game Aug. 22 during the national convention; deadline to buy discounted tickets July 22.

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Multiple tours to be offered during national convention

Multiple tours to be offered during national convention

Tours include Charlotte Motor Speedway, the Billy Graham Library and the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

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National convention band contest canceled

National convention band contest canceled

The contest is canceled due to lack of interest.

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Commander assigns membership homework

Commander assigns membership homework

American Legion National Executive Committeemen tasked with renewing four members from their departments by tomorrow morning.

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Discount airfare available for 2014 Legion meetings

Discount airfare available for 2014 Legion meetings

Legionnaires can obtain discounted rates through American Airlines, Delta Airlines and United Airlines.

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View resolutions from Fall Meetings

View resolutions from Fall Meetings

The 32 resolutions passed by NEC include changes to Legion awards, PUFL program and more.

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Centennial Celebration website gains popularity

Centennial Celebration website gains popularity

Department commanders and adjutants, National Executive Committee briefed on continuing plans toward Legion’s 100th anniversary in 2019.

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NECmen agree, Legion’s work not done

NECmen agree, Legion’s work not done

The government shutdown may be over, but attendees at the 2013 Fall Meetings still plan on holding Washington’s feet to the fire.

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Fall NEC meetings video available

Fall NEC meetings video available

Watch the 2013 Fall Meetings of The American Legion National Executive Committee legiontv.org.

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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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Legion approves 35 resolutions

Legion approves 35 resolutions

The American Legion National Executive Committee approved the resolutions during the 95th National Convention in Houston.

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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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Legion and Scouting; a perfect fit

Legion and Scouting; a perfect fit

Historical links and a common philosophy are shared by the Legion and the Boy Scouts, says Scout leader.

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Legion recognizes ‘outstanding’ journalism

Legion recognizes ‘outstanding’ journalism

Three media entities receive Legion’s Fourth Estate Award at 95th National Convention.

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Senator decries threats to religious liberty

Senator decries threats to religious liberty

Ted Cruz, R-Texas, gave an informal speech to the Legion’s 95th National Convention about liberties afforded to citizens by their country.

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USAA chief shares hiring approach

USAA chief shares hiring approach

CEO Josue ‘Joe’ Robles says Legion’s preferred provider of insurance and financial services will “up the ante” on veteran and military spouse hiring this year.

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Membership success, donations galore

Membership success, donations galore

Georgia Legionnaire brings in 724 new members to earn Recruiter of the Year; hundreds of thousands donated during the course of the national convention.

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'The greatest generation: Vietnam veterans'

'The greatest generation: Vietnam veterans'

Staff Sgt. David Bellavia tells national convention attendees why he believes the men and women who didn’t receive the proper welcome home are the greatest generation.

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Wounded veterans ‘the price of freedom’

Wounded veterans ‘the price of freedom’

U.S. Rep. Al Green tells Legion’s national convention that a visit to a VA medical facility provides a view of patriotism, sacrifice.

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Shinseki renews vow to break backlog

Shinseki renews vow to break backlog

VA secretary tells Legionnaires that all claims undecided a year or longer will be processed by end of the year, targets 2015 for full elimination.

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DoL focused on getting veterans back to work

DoL focused on getting veterans back to work

Deputy Secretary Seth Harris stresses to attendees at national convention that DoL is helping veterans build careers that support middle-class lifestyles.

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Miller: Pressure remains on VA to reduce backlog

Miller: Pressure remains on VA to reduce backlog

Chairman of House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs tells Legion that while progress has been made, much work remains.

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‘Almost doomed from the get-go’

‘Almost doomed from the get-go’

Former POW Mike Durant tells the Legion’s national convention what went wrong with the raid chronicled in ‘Black Hawk Down.’

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Hiring fair offers jobs, career guidance

Hiring fair offers jobs, career guidance

Legion-sponsored Hiring Our Heroes career fair in Houston welcomed 80 employers and nearly 350 veterans, servicemembers and military spouses.

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Biden: Military, veterans owed 'sacred obligation’

Biden: Military, veterans owed 'sacred obligation’

Biden focus on veterans employment, troop support during address to Legion's national convention.

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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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Legacy Run raises $764,000 for children of fallen servicemembers

Legacy Run raises $764,000 for children of fallen servicemembers

Ride that left Indianapolis and traveled 1,500 miles to national convention sets donation record, brings overall total to more than $4 million in eight Legacy Runs.

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Roosevelt shares Legion centennial vision

Roosevelt shares Legion centennial vision

Grandson of American Legion founder says 100th anniversary commemoration will focus on the local post legacy and vision for the future.

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