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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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Recovering warriors to join historic WWII march

Recovering warriors to join historic WWII march

Recovering U.S. troops in Germany invited to follow “In the Footsteps of the 82nd Airborne Division” with veterans, historians and military re-enactors.

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Four Chaplains memorial services set for Feb. 3

Four Chaplains memorial services set for Feb. 3

Posts encouraged to honor the 70th anniversary of the Four Chaplains’ heroic acts.

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Patton statue in the Czech Republic

Patton statue in the Czech Republic

Gen. George S. Patton's 3rd Army liberated the city of Pilzen, Czech Republic, in the spring of 1945. During the 60th-anniversary commemoration, the city elected to remember Patton with a foundation stone. But the statue of Patton was canceled by the city of Pilzen because the builder, Jaroslav Bocker, had collaborated with Communist secret police during the Cold War.

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Medal of Honor recipients share lasting bond

Medal of Honor recipients share lasting bond

Recipients of the nation's highest military award hold each other in the highest of regard – and view each other as brothers.

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‘They wear it for their buddies’

‘They wear it for their buddies’

Medal of Honor recipients at Legion’s Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball say they don’t wear the medal for themselves.

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Brokaw: honored to do the honoring

Brokaw: honored to do the honoring

Longtime NBC news anchor, a special guest at the Legion's Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball, praises the 'selfless' sacrifices of Medal of Honor recipients.

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Legion considers enhanced Stolen Valor Act

Legion considers enhanced Stolen Valor Act

Proposed Act follows Legion resolution to outlaw lying for financial gain.

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Veterans cemetery to be restored, maintained

Veterans cemetery to be restored, maintained

President Obama has signed into law legislation authorizing restoration of the Clark Veterans Cemetery in the Philippines, as favored by a Legion resolution.

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National WWII Museum celebrates expansion

National WWII Museum celebrates expansion

“Salute to Freedom” ceremony Saturday can be viewed live online as museum opens Boeing Center, one step in an expansion program that continues through 2016.

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Former soldier honored on football field

Former soldier honored on football field

Clemson’s Daniel Rodriguez, injured during the attack on Combat Outpost Keating, wins the Discover Orange Bowl-FWAA Courage Award.

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HONOR. REMEMBER. EXPLORE.

New leadership, higher standards and military technology are helping to restore the reputation of America’s most hallowed cemetery.

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Hometown Hero

Pearl Harbor survivor Frank Curre died on the attack’s 70th anniversary.

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A Memorial Like No Other

Born into political and artistic controversy, the Wall has become an enduring symbol of the Vietnam generation’s service and sacrifice.

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