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Lt. Tom Christensen of Illinois received the honor for his public service and heroism.
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Bank presents donation to Legion's Operation Comfort Warriors fund.
Paul Doucette from Bennington, Vt., received the award for his distinguished public service career.
Thousands of presidential proclamations thanking Vietnam veterans for their service distributed during national convention.
Legion highlights one member of each of the five military branches during national convention.
In a video address, President Obama says caring for the nation's veterans has been, and will remain, a priority.
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Defense secretary's top advisor tells Legion that failure is neither possible nor an option in the war on terror.
Longtime Department of New York Adjutant Richard M. Pedro elected American Legion past national commander.
VA secretary tackles current issue, department's future during address to national convention.
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Koh Tang Beach Club president describes horrific battle, lost brothers and the PTSD he suffered until he reconnected with his comrades.
Senator awarded The American Legion Distinguished Service Medal during organization's national convention in Indianapolis.
Speakers at Legion symposium agree: Rushes to judgment on war making and defense spending threaten the nation.
The Legion's Operation Comfort Warriors program provided gifts to patients at Roudebush VA Medical Center.
Indianapolis Indians CEO Max Schumacher honored with Legion's Good Guy Award.
After a stretch of 90-degree days, temps dip for 94th National Convention parade.
Members from the National Security & Foreign Relations Commission tour the state-of-the-art urban training facility.
National chaplain reflects on The American Legion's motto and a World War II prayer book that borrowed its language and spirit.
Health initiative for women veterans makes real progress at VA medical centers.
The national convention page gets under way at 4 p.m. today. One Iowa post has been represented at every national convention parade – and has the mementos to prove it.
Legionnaires asked to mobilize at state level to help streamline military-to-civilian licensing.
VA has signed up 80,000 veterans but needs 920,000 more by 2019.
83-year-old New York state Legion ensemble that has performed at Carnegie Hall again received the highest scores.
The VA updated the Legion on its progress with creating its Electronic Health Record and improving its appointment scheduling.
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2012 national contest features an increase in both participation and attendance.
A five-year plan to end veteran homelessness is on target, according to partcipants who attended the Legion symposium at national convention in Indianapolis.
The American Legion sponsored a Veterans Transition Workshop at its national convention to help veterans re-enter the private sector job market.
Ahead of Friday-evening competition, Legion color guards learn about scoring from the judge's perspective.
Legion roundtable provides forum for educators to dispute critical congressional report.
Several sessions and events of the 94th National Convention in Indianapolis will be streamed live via www.legion.org
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App features agendas, meeting schedules, guest speaker bios and maps, as well as social media portals.