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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Lane Evans, who fought for Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange, is remembered by Legion as an ally in Congress.
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Nation's first memorial dedicated to disabled servicemen and women allows tells the stories of their journeys and sacrifices.
Legion a long-time supporter of the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, the first memorial honoring country's 4 million disabled veterans.
Commander leads ceremony to recognize location of historic St. Louis Caucus that helped launch The American Legion in 1919.
U.S. Sen. Richard Burr pays tribute to fellow North Carolina resident Jerry Hedrick, who passed away Aug. 25 during the national convention in Charlotte.
The American Legion has long championed “The Star-Spangled Banner,” which outlasted other contenders to become our national anthem.
Veterans share stories and lay a wreath at Fort Jackson to honor those who passed during one of Europe's coldest, largest and most important battles.
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Longtime Legionnaire Jerry Hedrick is remembered as a man with a big heart and a love for his family, country and The American Legion.
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North Carolina Legionnaire passes away unexpectedly Aug. 25 during national convention.
War dead in Belgium cemetery now have volunteeers to tend their graves.
Maine American Legion post pairs up with quadruple amputee to raise money for the Northern Maine Veterans Museum & Community Center.
Medal of Honor recipient Ryan Pitts praises former comrades, fallen friends during Pentagon Hall of Heroes induction ceremony.
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Survivors will reunite in Indianapolis July 24-27 for the 69th anniversary.
President Obama presents retired U.S. Marine Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter with the Medal of Honor.