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The medal was more than 60 years overdue when the Legion took the project on.
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A South Carolina post boasts thousands of artifacts dating back to Spanish-American War and uses them to teach students and others about military history.
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Department of Arizona Post 84 Legionnaires have seen the annual event, which started in 1984, grow from a few onlookers to more than 2,000 attendees.
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National World War II Museum’s Normandy Academy offers learning and leadership experience for students, including visits to New Orleans and Normandy.
Heroism of Japanese-American veterans in World War II was celebrated on Annual Day of Remembrance.
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Post 84 to host memorial and parade honoring local Marine who was among those who raised the flag on Iwo Jima.
During his speech outside Lincoln’s tomb, Legion national commander calls on Congress to remember the 16th president’s vow to care for veterans.
Vietnam veteran Gary Wetzel and his wife, Kathy’s, act of kindness would sprout a seemingly unlikely but deep friendship with a “boisterous” and “sassy” 4-year-old and her family.
It would take $700,000 and more than a decade, but this idea would be realized several-fold.
Albuquerque complex honors Buffalo Soldiers, Navajo Code Talkers, Vietnam casualties, Medal of Honor recipients and others.
New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo directs that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff Jan. 16 in recognition of PNC Pedro, who passed away Jan. 10.
Richard M. Pedro – who passed away Jan. 10 – served as Department of New York adjutant for 29 years, but his national presence was commanding.
The longtime Department of New York adjutant had been a member of The American Legion for nearly 70 years.
Richard Reuss was the youngest of his family to be drafted during World War II. He had five brothers and a brother-in-law who all had been taken before him.
A history buff’s $17 purchase at a Goodwill store and some Internet research helped reconnect World War II veteran with his leather bomber jacket.
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SAL member and artist Mike Sekletar paints his second war mural, a rendition of ‘Reflections’ by artist Lee Teter.
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Retired Maj. William F. Lee was honored for his leadership.
The project will add a 224,000-square-foot building that will open to the public in 2015.
World War II veteran, MLB pitcher and former national Legion Baseball director Lou Brissie passes away.
Retired Gen. David Petraeus ends World War II conference with a discussion of differences between war fighting then and war fighting now.
Speakers at International World War II Conference pay respects to China, Australia and unsung problem solvers who carried out disconnected Allied strategies in 1943.
Scholars examine 1943, a year of danger, death and disagreement in the Allied effort to win World War II.
A crowd of 5,000 invited guests gather only steps away from where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated to honor his service.
International conference examines the war’s pivotal year, lessons learned and allies forgotten.
Top scholars join former CIA director in three-day examination of 1943, when victory hung in the balance.
Four Marines killed during range maintenance operation at Camp Pendleton in California.
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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.
Marilyn Monroe was in Korea as part of the USO entertainment during the Korean War.
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America’s Parade on Veterans Day featured Legion members marching together as a family for the first time.