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A level of concern

California’s water crisis demands a choice between unlimited growth and a sustainable future.

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'A big opportunity'

Commissioner says that Legionnaires have a part to play in marking the Great War’s centennial.

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Legion to Congress: Education, employment programs must consolidate

Legion to Congress: Education, employment programs must consolidate

Recent Legion testimony included recommendations to Congress to improve legislation by condensing veterans education and enployment programs and services.

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'An evolution for The American Legion'

'An evolution for The American Legion'

Student veterans at the University of Akron have found that an old model - an American Legion post - fits perfectly in modern-day academia.

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Legion testimony focuses on changes to VA laws

Legion testimony focuses on changes to VA laws

Written and oral remarks urged members of the House of Representatives Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity to examine several pieces of proposed legislation.

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Legion proposes education benefits recommendations

Legion proposes education benefits recommendations

Legion's Steve Gonzalez submits written testimony to House of Representatives Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.

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Legion: State Approving Agencies need more authority

Legion: State Approving Agencies need more authority

Many GI Bill-eligible programs currently receive no scrutiny from the agency most familiar with those education benefits.

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Strength through truth

For 50 years, the Defense Information School has turned out highly trained journalists, broadcasters and public affairs professionals.

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Legion disagrees with official's analogy on in-state tuition

Legion disagrees with official's analogy on in-state tuition

The director of federal policy for American Association of State Colleges referred to in-state tuition benefits as a 'free lunch' for student veterans.

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Online 'Hangout' to address education benefits in new VA bill

Legion to join Student Veterans of America in virtual conversation about impact of Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 on student veterans.

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Legion wants comprehensive review of military student loans

Letters to ranking congressmen stress need to investigate all student loan servicers for violations of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.

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Legion attends VA’s GI Bill anniversary event

Legion attends VA’s GI Bill anniversary event

The legislation that essentially created America's middle class was first drafted by The American Legion.

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Legion celebrates GI Bill's success

Legion celebrates GI Bill's success

Veterans, lawmakers and others pay tribute to the 70th anniversary of landmark legislation that has helped generations of servicemembers attain education, home ownership.

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Legion to celebrate 70th anniversary of GI Bill

Legion to celebrate 70th anniversary of GI Bill

The June 17 event will be held at Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center in Washington, D.C.

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North Dakota State post gets high honors

North Dakota State post gets high honors

Campus post named “outstanding student organization” at end of academic year.

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States respond to grassroots Legion campaigns

States respond to grassroots Legion campaigns

Florida, Nebraska follow suit, grant tuition waivers to student veterans.

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Student veterans: An investment paying off

Student veterans: An investment paying off

Student Veterans of America Million Records Project shows that users of the GI Bill are graduating at a rate similar to traditional college students.

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Claiming education expenses can reduce your taxes

Claiming education expenses can reduce your taxes

The money you spend on school may qualify you for an income-tax deduction.

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The bond we share with student veterans

Student Veterans of America works side by side with Legionnaires to keep the spirit and purpose of the GI Bill alive for post-9/11 veterans.

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‘Like a big brother’

‘Like a big brother’

D. Wayne Robinson, new head of Student Veterans of America, says Legionnaires, Legion can mentor his organization and its members.

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VA launches college-selection tool

VA launches college-selection tool

Legion helps develop online resource for prospective GI Bill students.

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Legion backed in-state tuition bill passes House

Legion backed in-state tuition bill passes House

If enacted, proposed law would grant in-state tuition eligibility to GI Bill student veterans.

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GI Bill 'complaint center' launches

GI Bill 'complaint center' launches

Legion-backed program deals with student veteran grievances.

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University of Phoenix rising

University of Phoenix rising

Legion officials take a close look at ways in which the for-profit school is working to help veterans finish college, get jobs.

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SVA nearing release of GI Bill graduation rates

SVA nearing release of GI Bill graduation rates

Student Veterans of America lays out plans for study on student veterans at organization’s national conference.

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Educational opportunities offered through military service

Educational opportunities offered through military service

A variety of education benefits are available to those who have served or are currently serving in the U.S. military.

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Save time and money with credit by exam

Save time and money with credit by exam

Save yourself both time and money by taking DSST Subject Standardized Tests) and College Level Examination Program tests.

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Legionnaires bring Legion to New York college

Past Department of New York Commander Mike Bowen meets with student veterans at Monroe College in New York City.

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Legion backs move to fix GI Bill problem

Legion backs move to fix GI Bill problem

Bill would include foster children and wards under GI Bill umbrella.

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Legion judges on-campus business plan competition

Legion judges on-campus business plan competition

Feedback given to student veterans competing for grants from the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University.

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