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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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Firefighter of the Year Award

Firefighter of the Year Award

Lt. Tom Christensen of Illinois received the honor for his public service and heroism.

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Fifth Third donates $10,000 to OCW

Fifth Third donates $10,000 to OCW

Bank presents donation to Legion's Operation Comfort Warriors fund.

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Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award

Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award

Paul Doucette from Bennington, Vt., received the award for his distinguished public service career.

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Legion honors Vietnam veterans

Legion honors Vietnam veterans

Thousands of presidential proclamations thanking Vietnam veterans for their service distributed during national convention.

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Spirit of Service recipients honored

Spirit of Service recipients honored

Legion highlights one member of each of the five military branches during national convention.

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Maintaining a sacred trust

Maintaining a sacred trust

In a video address, President Obama says caring for the nation's veterans has been, and will remain, a priority.

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'Mankind's best hope for the future'

'Mankind's best hope for the future'

Defense secretary's top advisor tells Legion that failure is neither possible nor an option in the war on terror.

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Legionnaire receives rare honor

Legionnaire receives rare honor

Longtime Department of New York Adjutant Richard M. Pedro elected American Legion past national commander.

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Shinseki: Top priority caring for veterans

Shinseki: Top priority caring for veterans

VA secretary tackles current issue, department's future during address to national convention.

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Mayaguez veterans honored by Legion

Mayaguez veterans honored by Legion

Koh Tang Beach Club president describes horrific battle, lost brothers and the PTSD he suffered until he reconnected with his comrades.

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