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Lost World War II diary found

Lost World War II diary found

Indiana woman discovers high school sweetheart’s diary dedicated to her when she visits the World War II museum in New Orleans.

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Remembering ‘many names’ on the Wall

Remembering ‘many names’ on the Wall

National Vice Commander James Holland pays solemn respect to his fallen Vietnam War comrades on Memorial Day.

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‘May our fallen never be forgotten’

‘May our fallen never be forgotten’

On Memorial Day, remember not only veterans who were close to you, but all veterans who gave their all.

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In Memoriam: Honor your loved ones

In Memoriam: Honor your loved ones

Obituaries of veterans, Legion Family members may be posted on Honor & Remembrance web page at no cost.

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Legion launches Facebook page dedicated to honor

Facebook page coincides with Legion's Honor & Remembrance platform.

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‘Little Arlington’ dates back to 1867

‘Little Arlington’ dates back to 1867

Veterans from the Revolutionary War all the way up to current-day wars laid to rest in Fayetteville National Cemetery.

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A moment of closure

A moment of closure

Thirteen who lost their lives in final operation of the Vietnam War finally laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Legionnaires featured in ‘Honor Flight’ documentary

Legionnaires featured in ‘Honor Flight’ documentary

The award-winning film follows four World War II veterans as they travel to Washington, D.C., to see the memorial that was constructed in their honor.

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Memories of Bruning Army Air Base

Memories of Bruning Army Air Base

Small Nebraska town and its air base sustained numerous losses during World War II.

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Navy honors 4 Vietnam-era sailors

Navy honors 4 Vietnam-era sailors

The crew of the crashed helicopter was recently interred at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Legion Riders to provide escort to Civil War cremains

Legion Riders to provide escort to Civil War cremains

Riders from Post 79 in Zionsville, Ind., will provide escort to cremains to Arlington National Cemetery, where they will be buried.

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Normandy veteran tells tale of invasion, workcamps

Normandy veteran tells tale of invasion, workcamps

Upon graduating high school, I snuck to Yuma, Ariz., to marry my sweetheart, Wilma, on June 6, 1943. I was only 19. But the next few years would be very different for me, as I was drafted into the Armed Forces in October that year.

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Arizona post honors small-town heroes

Arizona post honors small-town heroes

Legionnaires plan, fund and design memorial honoring Iwo Jima flag-raiser and World War I heroes.

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USS Monitor sailors buried at Arlington

Exactly 151 years after America's first ironclad proved itself in battle, two of its crewmen were laid to rest.

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The Battle for COP Keating

The Battle for COP Keating

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Thank You

Thank You

I’ve wanted to say thank you for some time now. In my Marine Corps travels I’ve buried veterans, retirees and killed in action Marines.

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New monument in South Korea to honor U.S. troops

New monument in South Korea to honor U.S. troops

The U.N. Memorial Cemetery in South Korea will finally get a monument that honors U.S. troops who fought there.

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New honor and remembrance web page

New honor and remembrance web page

Legion launches section of legion.org highlighting stories, photos and videos of bravery, courage and sacrifice.    

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Rebuilding a court of honor

Rebuilding a court of honor

A St. Louis post preserves the history and memories of 1,185 World War I fallen heroes.

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Nimitz sculpture returning to Pearl Harbor

Nimitz sculpture returning to Pearl Harbor

Battleship Missouri Memorial chosen as permanent home of 600-pound bronze statue paying tribute to the legendary World War II admiral.

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Sequestration hits Air Force museum

Sequestration hits Air Force museum

Budget reductions force Ohio museum to close research and development galleries, starting May 1. Main complex will remain open.

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A Marine's Memories of the Korean War

A Marine's Memories of the Korean War

Korean War veteran: 'I could not possibly expect what I would do and see in the year to come.'

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Medal of Honor recipients laud citizen heroes

Medal of Honor recipients laud citizen heroes

Military heroes pay tribute to hometown heroes on Medal of Honor Day.

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Small city’s major claim to fame

Small city’s major claim to fame

Alabama community features a memorial dedicated to its three Medal of Honor recipients.

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Unique experience at Fort Jackson museum

Unique experience at Fort Jackson museum

The museum in Columbia, S.C., offers visitors a chance to walk through 10 weeks of basic training, and swap stories of MREs, gas masks and weapons.

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Iwo Jima survivor visits Pearl Harbor

Iwo Jima survivor visits Pearl Harbor

Marine, who enlisted at 17, experienced the Battleship Missouri Memorial, which takes visitors from the Day of Infamy through Japan’s surrender.

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USS Monitor sailors buried at Arlington

USS Monitor sailors buried at Arlington

Exactly 151 years after America's first ironclad proved itself in battle, two of its crewmen were laid to rest.

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Back to the Bulge

Back to the Bulge

Legionnaire and World War II historian joins recovering active-duty U.S. troops on a snowy, icy march through history.

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A Sacred Priority

American Legion members in Ireland are serious about taking care of each other, alive or gone.

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Four Chaplains

Four Chaplains

The historic 70th anniversary of the sinking of the United States Army Transport Dorchester and the legendary acts of selflessness of four Army chaplains.

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