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Tennessee, Minnesota, Virginia and Florida among Legion departments staging their own Legacy Runs.
Alert calls for decisive action by House, Senate leadership on whether Congress will continue to authorize new VA construction.
National Emergency Fund grants available to veterans impacted by May 20 tornado.
The Department of Labor announced May 16 the availability of funds for the Homeless Female Veterans and Veterans with Families Reintegration Program (HFVVWF).
Departments will draft a comprehensive plan to be used at all Legion levels.
Economic Division serves as subject matter expert at forum last week on military licensing and certification for transportation jobs.
Online Legion training course surpasses 2,600 purchased licenses in its first year.
Two OCW stories show how change can add up quickly.
American Legion Albaugh-McGovern Post 42 in Ankeny is on solid fiscal ground thanks to participation in the Legion's Flag Rewards program.
DoD seeks health care increases.
Dates and events to keep in mind.
'Ensure our fallen heroes are not forgotten on Memorial Day and every day.'
Legionnaires teach youth flag etiquette to ensure traditions are not lost, and fallen heroes are not forgotten.
New Hampshire is the only American Legion department to conduct a Junior High Oratorical Program for youth in grades six through eight.
District, post projects in Wisconsin, Michigan and Kansas result in more new members to local posts.
VA phone line designed to answer questions from veterans, their families and caregivers about the many VA services and resources available to women veterans.
Legion wants to hear from Legionnaires about specifics of their VA benefit claims in order to paint a clearer picture of the growing backlog.
Agnes Rieger of Kansas City is crowned the 2013 American Legion National Oratorical champion.
Hundreds of jobseekers are connected with dozens of employers during two events, coordinated by the Legion, U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Payouts assist 450 American Legion Family members and posts affected by last fall’s devastating superstorm.
Flag Day speech available on www.legion.org; copies will be distributed early next week.
Properties listed as suitable/available will be available exclusively for homeless use for a period of 60 days from the April 12 notice.
President Barack Obama’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2014 would make the largest investment to date in homeless veteran assistance programs.
American Legion Legacy Run participants will ride through Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas.
Watch the championship finals live April 21 on www.legiontv.org.
April 15 cutoff for departments to report 2013 dates, locations of state tournaments.
More than 240 veterans received provisional job offers during two recent Hiring Our Heroes job fairs.