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Legion, Sears, Rebuilding Together teaming up

Legion, Sears, Rebuilding Together teaming up

Legion will join with Sears, Rebuilding Together to revitalize homeless veterans facility in Houston during national convention.

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‘Your nightmare’s over. You’re free.’

‘Your nightmare’s over. You’re free.’

Rita Cosby, who will serve as national convention master of ceremonies, talks about her father’s history as a World War II POW.

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BeBe Winans to perform in Houston

BeBe Winans to perform in Houston

The legendary singer will perform at the 95th National Convention during opening ceremonies and the patriotic memorial service.

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Register now for Legion career events

Register now for Legion career events

Job fair, workshop for women veterans and transition advice from top U.S. companies offered free of charge at national convention in Houston.

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Many posts willing to host convention activities

Many posts willing to host convention activities

At least 12 Legion posts within 17 miles of Houston are available to host events during the 2013 National Convention.

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Several RV parks close to Houston area

Several RV parks close to Houston area

Convention goers wanting to travel by recreational vehicle have plenty of options for 2013 National Convention.

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Media workshop focuses on membership

Media workshop focuses on membership

During the 95th National Convention in Houston, webmasters, editors invited to share best practices in a fast-changing world of media.

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Info on 2013 national convention available

Info on 2013 national convention available

Department-by-department hotel listing, shuttle schedule and contest applications among national convention information available at legion.org

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Legion Family Night taking place at Astros game

Legion Family Night taking place at Astros game

Discounted tickets for Legion family members available for game at Minute Maid Park, where National Commander James Koutz will throw out the first pitch.

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Airfare discounts available for convention travel

Airfare discounts available for convention travel

Delta, American and United are offering discounted airfare for Legionnaires traveling to the national convention in Houston.

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Spring Meetings resolutions available

Spring Meetings resolutions available

The 29 resolutions passed by the National Executive Committee are stored on the Legion’s Digital Archive.

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Military sexual assault resolution approved

Military sexual assault resolution approved

The resolution urges the U.S. Armed Forces to enforce a zero-tolerance policy toward sexual assault committed by and against servicemembers.

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TBI/PTSD committee shares findings with NEC

TBI/PTSD committee shares findings with NEC

Committee focuses on the overuse and misuse of medications, and the need to implement complementary and alternative therapies.

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Donations pour in during Spring Meetings

Donations pour in during Spring Meetings

The 2013 meetings ended with 29 passed resolutions and more than $600,000 in donations to Legion programs.

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Five-year membership plan announced

Five-year membership plan announced

The Legion’s strategic plan for sustained membership growth was laid out today during Spring Meetings.

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Discount airfare offered for Legion meetings

Discount airfare offered for Legion meetings

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

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Membership, OCW highlight Fall Meetings

Membership, OCW highlight Fall Meetings

Support for Operation Comfort Warriors key developments from annual conference.

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Legion aims for all-time membership high

Legion aims for all-time membership high

National Executive Committee passes Resolution 64 - a crucial first step toward surpassing a record number of members by 2019.

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Roosevelt IV to lead Legion centennial effort

Roosevelt IV to lead Legion centennial effort

Ted Roosevelt IV will help The American Legion celebrate its 100th birthday over the next seven years.

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Pennsylvanian elected SAL national commander

Pennsylvanian elected SAL national commander

Fisher House Foundation is the new leader’s fundraising project for the coming year.

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‘My Enemy, My Friend’

‘My Enemy, My Friend’

After 36 years, Dan Cherry met the man he shot down with his F-4D Phantom in Vietnam.

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‘You find a way to make it work’

‘You find a way to make it work’

National Convention Master of Ceremonies J.R. Martinez talks with The American Legion Magazine.

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Koutz elected national commander

Koutz elected national commander

Indiana Legionnaire says challenges facing organization, America's veterans can be overcome.

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Carr does it again

Carr does it again

Department of Virginia Legionnaire, Frank Carr, wins Recruiter of the Year for the fourth time.

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Remember the date

Remember the date

In his report to the national convention, National Commander Fang A. Wong urges Legionnaires to head to the polls Nov. 6.

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Fourth Estate Awards presented

Fourth Estate Awards presented

Awards presented for excellence in print, broadcast and new media reporting.

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Romney pledges to keep America safe

Romney pledges to keep America safe

Republican presidential candidate tells American Legion National Convention that military, veterans are priorities.

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Boy Scouts can help reclaim American youth

Boy Scouts can help reclaim American youth

The Boy Scouts of America offer an attractive option to a less healthy generation of youth who face a shorter life span.

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Reckless cuts will come with a price

Reckless cuts will come with a price

While the defense budget does need to make sacrifices, USAA president, CEO urges care when trimming dollars.

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Oil crucial to security and economic health

Oil crucial to security and economic health

Leading oil executive makes an election year case for the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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