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Legion honors Gold Star son

Myles Eckert found a $20 bill and gave it to a servicemember with a note about paying it forward.

Legionnaires awarded for recruiting 9,200 new members

The elite Gold Brigade Award for recruiting 50 or more new members was awarded to 106 Legionnaires; 54 Legionnaires received the Silver Brigade Award for recruiting 25-49 new members.

Painting supports Vietnam veterans

Painting raises money to support a "Welcome Home" Veterans Day ceremony.

Legionnaire recognized for employing service-disabled veterans

U.S. Army veteran Mark Steiner of Orangevale, Calif., was recently awarded the 2013 John K. Lopez Award for Business Excellence.

NEF: Let's hit $1 million

NEF donations stand at less than $425,000. Let's hit the $1 million goal.

Four Legionnaires are Race to the Top winners

Winners receive an all-expense paid trip to National Convention.

A retreat for military families

Post 543 in North Carolina hosts a golf tournament to help Operation At Ease provide Fort Bragg military families a complimentary weekend getaway.

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105-year-old veteran joins the Legion

Shooting Sports finalists head to Colorado

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Centennial Celebration Spotlight: Arizona Post 30

Visit the Legion's Centennial Celebration web page: www.centennial.legion.org

House, Senate approve VA reform bills

News on Capitol Hill

Legion crisis centers help 1,800 veterans

The American Legion has hosted town hall meetings and veterans crisis centers to assist veterans with delays in accessing health care.

Legionnaire keeps Old Glory flying

Robert Stone of Las Vegas raises the Legion’s visibility in his community by recognizing patriotism.

SAL member honors Nebraska’s fallen

Twice a year the yard of 20-year-old Thomas Landkamer becomes a tribute to the brave men and women of Nebraska who served their country and paid the ultimate sacrifice.

House passes VA accountability bill

House passes VA accountability bill

Legion teaming up with brewing company

Founding Fathers will support American military families with half of net profits from sales through Legion posts.

Eagle Scout of the Year named

Joseph Blaisse of Newtown Square, Pa., earned a $10,000 scholarship; three runners-up received $2,500.

Convention news for department adjutants

Sergeants-at-arms recommendations due; see official credentials for national convention.

Protect the Pledge of Allegiance

The American flag is the most powerful symbol in our nation.

Centennial celebration spotlight: Pennsylvania Post 223

Oscar M. Hykes Post 223 in Shippensburg, Penn.

Follow Boys Nation coverage

Boys Nation, Legacy Run and more.

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American Legion fun facts.

Membership: Eagle Incentive winners

The Commander Dellinger Eagle Award was awarded to the top department in each Big Twelve category showing the largest percentage of membership growth.

A concert tour to remember

Michigan concert band affiliated with Legion post will mark 70th anniversary of D-Day with European tour.

VA leadership changes needed

The call for the resignation of Shinseki, Petzel and Hickey comes from poor oversight and failed leadership.

'The Eyes of Freedom'

Traveling memorial of eight paintings honors 23 fallen men from Lima Company.

Membership: Spot, assess, recruit

Maryland post jumps from 27 members to 466 in 13 years.

Post revitalization increases membership

Efforts in Georgia, New York transfer nearly 300 into local posts.

TRICARE for Life to cut discounts

More than 400,000 military retirees and senior dependents in the TRICARE for Life (TFL) program will have to pay the full amount for certain prescription refills if they use a retail pharmacy rather than a military pharmacy or a mail service.

Centennial Celebration spotlight: Kentucky Post 201

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