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Legion collecting stories of interest about those who have dedicated their lives to protecting our nation; submit yours to Legiontown.org.
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“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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American Battle Monuments Commission releases free Pointe du Hoc smartphone app that guides users through D-Day landing site.
Grandsons of legendary World War II generals share memories to close international conference in New Orleans.
Early days of high-altitude warfare described by Maj. Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk, who flew the mission that brought World War II to an end in 1945.
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Historians, and at least one primary source, explore the challenge of preparing America to win the war on the heels of the Great Depression.
National World War II Museum ceremony pays tribute to the attack’s 71st anniversary.
World War II conference begins with a look into observations of the Third Reich’s emergence in the eyes of Americans living in Germany at the time.
Legion posts financially contribute to building national Army museum in Virginia through new sponsorship program.
Distinguished speakers to examine the rise of Nazi Germany and the U.S. military response that ended it.
VA announces 20 millionth home-loan guarantee – a program first envisioned, and then drafted, by Past National Commander Harry Colmery.
64 resolutions passed by National Executive Committee released to Legion’s Digital Archive.
Legion awards post and department history contest winners during Fall Meetings.
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Ted Roosevelt IV will help The American Legion celebrate its 100th birthday over the next seven years.
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Indiana-based memorial group traveling Cumberland River on refurbished World War II landing craft.
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Patriot Day honors the 2,977 killed during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Both post and department history contests will be judged during Fall Meetings in October.
PNC Michael J. Kogutek passes away at age 86.
Check back at www.legion.org in the coming days for an in-depth story on the Legion's past national commander.
Longtime Department of New York Adjutant Richard M. Pedro elected American Legion past national commander.
Family of late VA&R deputy director Richard Christian honored with memorial resolution.
Legion research tool continually adding new items, collections.
Memories of a family tradition of service.
Weekend events celebrating birth of Taps include rededication of the Taps monument at Berkeley Plantation, given by Virginia Legionnaires in 1969.
68 years ago today, the Allies launched the attack that turned the tide in the war in Europe.
National adjutant delivers Memorial Day-themed address.
Doolittle Raiders honored at ceremony marking 70th anniversary of historic mission
D'Olier of Pennsylvania was elected to serve as the first national commander of The American Legion.
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