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Three popular sites target the nation's largest gathering of veterans and their families.
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Former NFL standout and current Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page receives the James V. Day "Good Guy" Award.
Secretary of State provides videotaped address while multiple awards were given to honorable Legionnaires and distinguished guests.
A Homeless Veterans Symposium during the Legion's National Convention focused on the most difficult challenges facing the veterans community today.
Members of the Legion's Economic Commission become hopeful after touring two Minnesota facilities for homeless veterans.
Number of awards expanded from one to three, to reflect rise of online journalism.
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American Legion National Security Commission members tour 133rd and 934th Airlift Wings in Minnesota.
Former House Democrat receives the Distinguished Service Medal for support of veterans, Legion priorities.
Presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann tells veterans that U.S. can, as Reagan did, resume its place as the ‘free world's leader.'
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Departments’s under secretary for Health admits agency started out slowly but is working hard to catch up.
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President tells national convention that the budget won't be balanced ‘on the backs of our veterans.'
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The American Legion presented its annual honors to selected employers of veterans, as well as individuals, who aid veterans seeking jobs.
Head of National Cemetery Administration says while his agency doesn’t have oversight over Arlington National Cemetery, many former NCA employees are working to reverse the cemetery’s tarnished image.
Col. Greg Gadson's service to his fellow soldiers didn't stop after an IED took his legs.
American Legion/David Law Firm 76 Freedom Car driver Jerick Johnson added to his top-10 finishes Saturday at Elko Speedway where stands were filled with Legionnaires.
The American Legion Legacy Run broke its 2011 donation goal by almost $200,000.
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New VA initiative seeks make sure servicemembers transitioning into student life have a support system in place.
On Aug. 29, Legionnaires from the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Commission paid a visit to recovering troops at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center.
New York-based group captures Natonal Convention Concert Band Contest.
Scott Womack, a crime-prevention officer from the Raleigh, N.C., Police Department, was named The American Legion Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.
Available for iPhone/iPad, Android and BlackBerry, the app features maps, convention speakers, social media and breaking news.
The American Legion National Convention live streaming events begin today. See what highlights are coming up.
Band will perform during the National Commander's Banquet Aug. 30 at the 2011 National Convention.
National convention attendees have opportunity to purchase game tickets at discounted prices; National Commander Foster to throw out first pitch.
National convention attendees will have a chance to see Jerick Johnson race near downtown Minneapolis at no charge.
Convention attendees showing their American Legion badge will receive a pass for 10 percent off purchases for three days.
Free concert performed by Army personnel set for Aug. 29 in Minneapolis Convention Center Auditorium.
Forms for both national convention contests are available online and must be received by July 22.
In 2010, 102 independent exhibitors filled up the exhibit hall in Milwaukee, representing a variety of businesses and agencies.
Country-folk-rock group will perform during the National Commander’s Banquet on Aug. 30.