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Painting a tribute to veterans

Painting a tribute to veterans

SAL member and artist Mike Sekletar paints his second war mural, a rendition of ‘Reflections’ by artist Lee Teter.

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8th and I Marines gather to honor leader

8th and I Marines gather to honor leader

Retired Maj. William F. Lee was honored for his leadership.

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Air Force museum plans major expansion

Air Force museum plans major expansion

The project will add a 224,000-square-foot building that will open to the public in 2015.

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Legion says goodbye to war hero, baseball icon

Legion says goodbye to war hero, baseball icon

World War II veteran, MLB pitcher and former national Legion Baseball director Lou Brissie passes away.

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‘Different kinds of wars’

‘Different kinds of wars’

Retired Gen. David Petraeus ends World War II conference with a discussion of differences between war fighting then and war fighting now.

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Forgotten allies and lesser-known heroes

Forgotten allies and lesser-known heroes

Speakers at International World War II Conference pay respects to China, Australia and unsung problem solvers who carried out disconnected Allied strategies in 1943.

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When victory was in the balance

When victory was in the balance

Scholars examine 1943, a year of danger, death and disagreement in the Allied effort to win World War II.

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A nation solemnly remembers Kennedy

A nation solemnly remembers Kennedy

A crowd of 5,000 invited guests gather only steps away from where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated to honor his service.

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1943: Stalemate year of World War II

1943: Stalemate year of World War II

International conference examines the war’s pivotal year, lessons learned and allies forgotten.

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World War II conference streamed online

World War II conference streamed online

Top scholars join former CIA director in three-day examination of 1943, when victory hung in the balance.

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Legion leader mourning lost Marines

Legion leader mourning lost Marines

Four Marines killed during range maintenance operation at Camp Pendleton in California.

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Student's letter helps WWII vet receive medals after 67 years

Student's letter helps WWII vet receive medals after 67 years

For Charles Mowbray, deciding to share his old battle tales cracked opened history for a group of precocious grade school children attempting to preserve veterans’ stories.

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Vet snaps shot with Marilyn Monroe in Korea

Vet snaps shot with Marilyn Monroe in Korea

Marilyn Monroe was in Korea as part of the USO entertainment during the Korean War.

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New York City parade salutes veterans

New York City parade salutes veterans

America’s Parade on Veterans Day featured Legion members marching together as a family for the first time.

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Women Vietnam veterans honored at The Wall

Women Vietnam veterans honored at The Wall

20th anniversary of the Vietnam Women's Memorial – and unusually pleasant weather – draws large Veterans Day crowd in Washington.

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America’s veterans honored at Arlington

America’s veterans honored at Arlington

President Obama speaks at Veterans Day ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery, where he introduced the audience to one very special veteran.

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View Veterans Day Parade on TV

View Veterans Day Parade on TV

Ten major markets will broadcast the New York City event; Legionnaires still welcome to march.

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Chinatown post upholds 50-year tradition

Chinatown post upholds 50-year tradition

Legion family members from Kimlau Chinese Memorial Post 1291 in New York City march in its annual Veterans Day parade.

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Doolittle Raiders hold final toast

Doolittle Raiders hold final toast

Three of four surviving Doolittle Raiders perform final toasting ceremony for their fallen comrades.

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Welcome back, Patriotic Hall

Welcome back, Patriotic Hall

Home of Los Angeles Post 8 rededicated after more than $45 million in renovations and three decades of uncertainty.

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‘Never in my wildest dreams’

‘Never in my wildest dreams’

The American Legion Magazine recently spoke with retired Gen. Ann Dunwoody, the U.S. military’s first female four-star general.

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‘Never in my wildest dreams’

The American Legion Magazine recently spoke with Dunwoody.

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Legion Family to have strong presence in NYC

Legion Family to have strong presence in NYC

Hundreds of Legion Family members expected to participate in America’s Parade on Veterans Day in New York City.

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How the Military Got Its Mojo Back

How the Military Got Its Mojo Back

Thirty years ago, U.S. military forces converged on Grenada in chaotic fashion. The resulting disorganization birthed the policy of joint-warfare among service branches, which eventually aided in the capture of Osama bin Laden.

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Stamps to honor Medal of Honor recipients

Stamps to honor Medal of Honor recipients

Special stamps will be issued on Veterans Day.

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Honoring a promise

Honoring a promise

Marine serves country in Vietnam, then again in Iraq to honor long-held promise.

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Celebrating Memorial Day in Canada

Celebrating Memorial Day in Canada

Canadian Legion post helps continue Memorial Day observance north of the border.

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Remembering Comrade George Aubrey

Remembering Comrade George Aubrey

Aubrey a past commander of Paris Post 1.

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Veterans invade their own memorials

Veterans invade their own memorials

Government shutdown does not stop vets from visiting federal sites honoring their wartime sacrifices.

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Pacific War museum ‘needs to be seen’

Pacific War museum ‘needs to be seen’

Museum located in Fredericksburg, Texas, hosts 50,000 feet of exhibit space containing stunning collection of artifacts, memorabilia and interactive exhibits.

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