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Myles Eckert found a $20 bill and gave it to a servicemember with a note about paying it forward.
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 raises money to support a "Welcome Home" Veterans Day ceremony.
U.S. Army veteran Mark Steiner of Orangevale, Calif., was recently awarded the 2013 John K. Lopez Award for Business Excellence.
NEF donations stand at less than $425,000. Let's hit the $1 million goal.
Winners receive an all-expense paid trip to National Convention.
Post 543 in North Carolina hosts a golf tournament to help Operation At Ease provide Fort Bragg military families a complimentary weekend getaway.
105-year-old veteran joins the Legion
Visit the Legion's Centennial Celebration web page: www.centennial.legion.org
The American Legion has hosted town hall meetings and veterans crisis centers to assist veterans with delays in accessing health care.
Robert Stone of Las Vegas raises the Legion’s visibility in his community by recognizing patriotism.
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
Founding Fathers will support American military families with half of net profits from sales through Legion posts.
Joseph Blaisse of Newtown Square, Pa., earned a $10,000 scholarship; three runners-up received $2,500.
Sergeants-at-arms recommendations due; see official credentials for national convention.
The American flag is the most powerful symbol in our nation.
Oscar M. Hykes Post 223 in Shippensburg, Penn.
Boys Nation, Legacy Run and more.
American Legion fun facts.
The Commander Dellinger Eagle Award was awarded to the top department in each Big Twelve category showing the largest percentage of membership growth.
Michigan concert band affiliated with Legion post will mark 70th anniversary of D-Day with European tour.
The call for the resignation of Shinseki, Petzel and Hickey comes from poor oversight and failed leadership.
Traveling memorial of eight paintings honors 23 fallen men from Lima Company.
Maryland post jumps from 27 members to 466 in 13 years.
Efforts in Georgia, New York transfer nearly 300 into local posts.
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.
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