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Commander leads ceremony to recognize location of historic St. Louis Caucus that helped launch The American Legion in 1919.
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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.
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The American Legion has long championed “The Star-Spangled Banner,” which outlasted other contenders to become our national anthem.
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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.
The $35.4 million building will house aircraft from the museum’s Presidential, Research and Developmentand Global Reach collection, as well as a new and expanded Space Gallery.
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Omaha Beach veteran, a new Legionnaire, remembers the day that changed his life, and the world, forever.
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Seventy years after his father and uncle fought and died in Normandy, Legionnaire pays his respects.
Presidents of America and France pay tribute to those who fought for freedom in Normandy.
National commander, Auxiliary president join thousands for the 70th anniversary of D-Day.
Lone survivor Marcus Luttrell talks about the hit movie he calls a tribute to his SEAL teammates.
Chester Nez was the last surviving member of the original 29 code talkers.
Like many Americans, I had always wanted to visit the beaches of Normandy to pay my respects to the brave soldiers and sailors who invaded France to liberate Europe from the Nazi regime.
Legionnaires and others honor last of the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers during Memorial Day events.
Remembrance was on the minds of those attending ceremonies at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and elsewhere.
Family members of Sgt. Gene L. Lamie spent Memorial Day Weekend with Legionnaires.
An American Legion Rider carries the names of two Vietnam and one Iraq servicemember killed in action on his Run for The Wall.
Radio show host and Air Force veteran Rick Crandall broadcasted his Memorial Day show in 2000 from the Normandy Cemetery at Omaha Beach to honor the fallen at the site.
Traveling memorial of eight paintings honors 23 fallen men from Lima Company.
The national cemetery is commemorating its 150th anniversary with lectures, wreath-laying ceremonies and special tours.
Michigan concert band affiliated with Legion post will mark 70th anniversary of D-Day with European tour.
World War II and Korean War veterans were treated to a luncheon at Post 8 en route to visiting memorials dedicated in their honor.