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U.S. Soldier Show headed to convention

U.S. Soldier Show headed to convention

Free concert performed by Army personnel set for Aug. 29 in Minneapolis Convention Center Auditorium.

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Vikings, Twins offer specials for Legion

Vikings, Twins offer specials for Legion

National convention attendees have opportunity to purchase game tickets at discounted prices; National Commander Foster to throw out first pitch at baseball game.

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The war isn't over yet

The war isn't over yet

Foster tells the National Executive Committee that while the death of Osama bin Laden was a great victory, further military battles lie ahead.

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2011 National Convention on Facebook

2011 National Convention on Facebook

Page created to allow Legionnaires planning to attend and those living in area to interact, provide local tips leading up late August, then share convention experiences.

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Convention exhibit hall space available

Convention exhibit hall space available

In 2010, 102 independent exhibitors filled up the exhibit hall in Milwaukee, representing a variety of businesses and agencies.

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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band set for convention

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band set for convention

Country-folk-rock group will perform during the National Commander’s Banquet on Aug. 30.

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Band, color guard registration ongoing

Band, color guard registration ongoing

Forms for both national convention contests are available online and must be received by July 22.

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Live coverage of Washington Conference

Live coverage of Washington Conference

Commander’s Call, PR Award winner’s ceremony kick off year of live webcasts on legion.org

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Washington Conference set for March 17-23

Washington Conference set for March 17-23

National Commander Foster, VA secretary among speakers scheduled for annual event.

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All About You

Hill tips the red cap to those who make the Legion a force for our nation.

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Legion taking lead on TBI, PTS

Legion taking lead on TBI, PTS

Ad-hoc committee formed during Fall Meetings will investigate current treatments and alternative ways to treat ‘signature wound.’

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Fall Meetings coming to Indy

Fall Meetings coming to Indy

Commission and committee members, along with the National Executive Committee, will converge on Indianapolis for a busy five days.

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Montagnards honor Legion for support

Montagnards honor Legion for support

Legion receives Freedom Fighter Award before passing resolution to protect indigenous Vietnam War allies.

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Patriot Award honors three recipients

Patriot Award honors three recipients

A National Guardsman who went beyond the call of duty and two NYC street vendors who helped expose the ‘Times Square Bomb' receive the prestigious award.

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Boy Scouts given highest Legion honor

Boy Scouts given highest Legion honor

The Boy Scouts of America join Henry Ford, Douglas MacArthur and Bob Hope as recipients of The American Legion's Distinguished Service Medal.

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Armed forces honored for volunteerism

Armed forces honored for volunteerism

The Spirit of Service award was given to representatives from the five armed services during The American Legion National Convention in Milwaukee.

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A truly 'good guy'

A truly 'good guy'

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig presented the Legion's James V. Day "Good Guy " Award.

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Help needed to bring home U.S missing

Help needed to bring home U.S missing

POW/MIA detectives appeal for donation of DNA samples from military families.

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Free concert benefited Legacy Scholarship

Free concert benefited Legacy Scholarship

Michael Peterson and 4TROOPS perform in front of 2,000 convention attendees and Milwaukee locals to raise money for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund.

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Nation’s leaders to address convention

Nation’s leaders to address convention

DoD, VA secretaries on schedule; Rep. Boehner to speak on Iraq security to convention delegates.

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'It's the law'

'It's the law'

Failure to register with Selective Service can have a lasting, negative impact.

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'To honor veterans past and present'

'To honor veterans past and present'

Climbing temperatures and high humidity weren't enough to deter a sense of obligation for those who marched in Sunday's national convention parade.

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Riding toward recovery

Riding toward recovery

Approximately 50 Ride 2 Recovery participants arrive at American Legion National Convention in Milwaukee.

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H2H job fair comes to Milwaukee

H2H job fair comes to Milwaukee

Event connects more than 50 veteran-friendly employers with about 200 veterans looking for jobs.

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Texas post claims Color Guard titles

Texas post claims Color Guard titles

Post 472 of Harrisburg wins Military Open Class, Advancing/Retrieving Colors competitions.

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Reaching younger veterans

Reaching younger veterans

The work of today's Legion demands social networking, says Department of Defense official.

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Rebuilding together

Rebuilding together

New veterans center opens in Milwaukee with local American Legion help.

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Fostering understanding on campus

Fostering understanding on campus

Legion symposium attempts to breed an understanding between the academic community and veterans moving onto college.

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Legion emblem rededicated in Milwaukee

Legion emblem rededicated in Milwaukee

Legionnaires, Army Reserve troops, city officials and local citizens celebrated the rededication of 50-foot in diameter Legion emblem first created in 1930s.

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Legion documentary available at convention

Legion documentary available at convention

'History of The American Legion: A National Legacy,' will be available for purchase at the Emblem Sales booth at the 92nd National Convention in Milwaukee.

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