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Tune in live for the Commander's Call

Tune in live for the Commander's Call

The Commander's Call of the 50th American Legion Washington Conference will be streamed live on www.legion.org Tuesday, March 2, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

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Still making a difference after 50 years in D.C.

Still making a difference after 50 years in D.C.

National commander's 1960 vision for a more unified voice in the nation's capital launched a lasting series of high-profile Legion gatherings.

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Washington Conference 2010 schedule

Washington Conference 2010 schedule

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Opening their doors

Opening their doors

Several American Legion posts and other venues have expressed a desire to host functions during the 2010 National Convention in Milwaukee.

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Troop supporter guest at commander's banquet

Troop supporter guest at commander's banquet

Country music star Aaron Tippin has made several trips to Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Milwaukee offers several transportation rental possibilities

Milwaukee offers several transportation rental possibilities

Several businesses will offer scooter rental during the 91st National Convention.

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Milwaukee: Premiere Midwest destination

Milwaukee: Premiere Midwest destination

Milwaukee is a premiere Midwestern meeting destination. State-of-the-art convention facilities are conveniently located at Midwest Airlines Center.

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Key resolutions of the 2009 Fall Meetings

Key resolutions passed at the 2009 Fall National Executive Committee Meetings in Indianapolis.

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Hill urges Legion to move 'full speed ahead'

 Hill urges Legion to move 'full speed ahead'

The National Commander laid out the challenges ahead during the National Executive Committee's Fall Meetings in Indianapolis.

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Pride and purpose: 2009 National Convention

Legionnaires flock to Louisville to reflect on a year of accomplishment, plan for a year of growth.

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Hill elected new Legion commander

Hill elected new Legion commander

Clarence Hill, a retired Navy captain from Jacksonville, Fla., is The American Legion’s new national commander.

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Convention renews commitment to "Four Pillars"

Convention renews commitment to "Four Pillars"

Clarence Hill, a retired Navy captain, was elected The American Legion’s new national commander Aug. 27 at the organization’s 91st National Convention in Louisville, Ky.

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Clarence Hill's acceptance speech

Clarence Hill's acceptance speech

In his acceptance speech at the Louisville convention, newly elected Legion commander Clarence Hill advocated the use of more computer technology and social networking to reach veterans of all ages, from all wars.

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Petraeus receives Legion service medal

Petraeus receives Legion service medal

Gen. David H. Petraeus received The American Legion’s highest honor - the Distinguished Service Medal - at the 91st National Convention in Louisville, Ky.

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Servicemembers honored for volunteerism

Servicemembers honored for volunteerism

In Louisville, The American Legion recognized one member of each armed service for community service with its Spirit of Service Award.

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Perfect weather for convention parade

Perfect weather for convention parade

Sunday’s parade marched down Main Street in Louisville for more than two hours and featured representatives from all 55 American Legion departments.

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"33 Minutes" to be screened at National Convention

“33 Minutes” focuses on the need for a credible missile defense system to ensure our national security against such threats as North Korea and Iran.

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USA TODAY wins Legion journalism award

USA TODAY will receive The American Legion’s Fourth Estate Award during the Legion’s 91st National Convention in Louisville, Ky., on Aug. 27.

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