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National Commander Jim Koutz presented Legionnaire Joe De La Cruz with a plaque during the Department Service Officer training conducted in Indianapolis on Aug. 1.
As of July 31, 10 appropriations measures have been approved by the House and Senate appropriations committees.
Three American Legion career-building events and a digital media workshop will be held during the 95th National Convention in Houston.
Legion testifies in favor of House bill extending advance appropriations to all Department of Veterans Affairs programs.
More than 450 individuals have registered for this year’s American Legion Legacy Run.
Legion meeting with Major League Baseball, Baseball Factory CEO this week.
House subcommittee hearing targets homeless veterans, VHA transportation policies, tinnitus.
Funds derived from the distribution of poppy flowers now go toward the needs of active-duty servicemembers and their families, as well as veterans.
Registration is open for the 2013 National Children & Youth Conference and the National Americanism Conference.
Share with qualified veterans why they should belong, and register them via pencil or computer.
Sergeants-at-arms recommendations due; see official credentials for national convention.
National Headquarters news alert.
Members of American Legion Caswell Saufley Post 18 in Stanford, Ky., have found a hard working, yet rewarding, way to earn funds for the several charities it supports.
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The American Legion’s Operation Comfort Warriors program has been donating needed items to injured servicemembers and their families for the past several months.
Economic Commission is assembling events aimed at veteran job-seekers, including a job fair and resume assistance.
Final Boys State program is winding down, ahead of Boys Nation. Meanwhile, 2,657 baseball teams competing for shot at World Series.
Minnesota Twins pitcher and Legion Baseball alumnus Brian Duensing donates $10,000 to Nebraska Post 374 teams for new uniforms.
Two American Legion Baseball players have been selected to try out for the U.S. national team.
Bill requires servicemembers’ service treatment records, personal records, unit records and medical records available to VA in electronic format.
More than 100 veteran job seekers attended a Hiring Our Heroes job fair recently at the Orland Park Civic Center in Orland Park, Ill.
More than 350 Legion Riders have registered for the Legacy Run.
Hiring Our Heroes-sponsored ever draws 28 employers, 182 job seekers.
National Headquarters processes 59 National Emergency Fund grants last week.
Growing Legion media now will include regular electronic updates from the Legion Riders, Legislative Commission.