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Centennial committee looking for highways, roads, bridges, ferry boats, forests and more named in honor of the nation’s largest veterans service organization.
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The organization planning the memorial has received approval, now focuses on fundraising for the project.
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Engineering marvel, strategic position, research station and space observatory, Thule Air Base fulfills multiple missions where the winter sun doesn’t shine.
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American Legion National Commander Michael D. Helm observed the birthday of the nation’s 16th president.
American Legion Executive Director Verna Jones appreciates the progress achieved in racial tolerance and treatment, yet still sees room for growth.
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Servicemembers who were killed or injured during the Fort Hood attack in 2009 will be awarded the Purple Heart.
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For 11 of the 16 Davis children, serving in the military served as a path out of their hometown, Wetumpka, Ala., where opportunities were few and far between in the 1950s and 1960s.
E-newsletter features news stories, personal memories, videos and photo galleries that pay tribute to servicemembers from World War I to current era.
The city of Harlingen, Texas, will pay tribute to the flag-raisers for the 70th anniversary of the event.
Edward Saylor, a Legionnaire, participated in the legendary raid of Tokyo during a critical time in World War II. Only three other Raiders survive.
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Seven men from a tiny New York community were claimed by the Vietnam War in 90 days.
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American Battlefield Monuments Commission ending Floral Fund Program April 2; orders can still be placed for Memorial Day.
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On Dec. 13, Americans across the country placed wreaths on graves of fallen veterans during Wreaths Across America Day. The event commemorated the selfless service of troops from all generations.
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73 years later, it’s the heroes of Pearl Harbor that are remembered.
Hitler and Tojo had little concern about uprisings from the masses, even though their militaries suffered devastating defeats in 1944.
Top historians offer insights about conflicts worldwide in 1944 that led to the end of the Axis.
Scholars explore, reexamine and offer fresh interpretations about the deadly invasion that led to Allied victory in World War II.
The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor destroyed the U.S. Pacific Fleet, or so many Americans believe.
During his visit, National Commander Helm briefed on a a Filipino government agency's decision to suspend burials at the Clark Veterans Cemetery.
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On Nov. 11, the nation paused to honor its veterans. Like many other U.S. cities, Washington, D.C. was home to several events and festivites commemorating the sacrifce of past and present generations.