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National Post History Contest kicking off

National Post History Contest kicking off

Department conventions the first stop for judging; first-place finishers to go to national contest, judged during Fall Meetings at National Headquarters.

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‘A man of integrity’

‘A man of integrity’

PNC Galbraith, who passed away March 4, is remembered as a gentleman and true servant to veterans.

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Archived audio of JFK addressing Legionnaires

Archived audio of JFK addressing Legionnaires

Former president John F. Kennedy was presented the Legion’s Distinguished Service Medal in 1962 and addressed Legionnaires on hand.

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PNC Galbraith passes away

PNC Galbraith passes away

William Galbraith was a life Legion member and served as national commander from 1967-1968.

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World War I Museum spring event schedule

World War I Museum spring event schedule

The National World War I Museum in Missouri has announced its Spring 2012 schedule of events.

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The Strenuous Life

The Roosevelt philosophy has produced war heroes, business leaders, public servants, the 26th U.S. president and an American Legion founder. Theodore Roosevelt IV explains what it means and how it shaped him.

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A memory from overseas

A memory from overseas

Florida man is reunited with his son’s dog tags more than 40 years after the son’s death in Vietnam.

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View the Legion's new digital archive

View the Legion's new digital archive

Online clearinghouse of National Headquarters materials will be updated going both forward and backward in time.

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Hallowed Waters

Pearl Harbor’s museum complex, and the veterans who staff it, tell the story of the attack that pushed America into war.

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Bob Kinzler, USS Arizona Memorial

Pearl Harbor survivor still on duty.

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Silent Sentinels

During World War II, the Army used observation towers to protect Delaware Bay from enemy attacks.

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USMC celebrates birthday

The U.S. Marine Corps is celebrating its 236th birthday today.

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Fall meetings produce new resolutions

Fall meetings produce new resolutions

Federal budget, troop support top focus of NEC.

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History contest winners announced

History contest winners announced

Legion awards post and department history contest winners and welcomes newly appointed National Historian Robert Craig of Idaho.

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National Convention resolutions online

National Convention resolutions online

23 resolutions passed in Minneapolis, covering Economic, Foreign Relations, Internal Affairs, National Security, and VA&R priorities of the Legion.

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History contest entries due Sept. 15

History contest entries due Sept. 15

National post- and department-history contests will be judged during Fall Meetings, Oct. 10-13.

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Back to glory

Back to glory

‘America,' given to The American Legion as a gift by France after World War I, receives expert conservation care at National Headquarters.

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New resolutions from spring meetings

New resolutions from spring meetings

2019 Legion centennial, renamed of Emblem Sales facility in honor of PNC John H. Geiger among topics covered.

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How to write a resolution

How to write a resolution

As a grass-roots organization, many of the Legion's programs and policies started at the local level.

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Legion.org calendar expanded

Legion.org calendar expanded

Calendar includes Legion meetings and deadlines, holidays, anniversaries of Legion-era wars, and various Legion events.

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National Post History Contest to kick off

National Post History Contest to kick off

Entries must be certified and submitted to The American Legion National Headquarters by Sept. 15.

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'A real gentleman'

'A real gentleman'

Longtime NECman Glenn Green, who passed away in March, will be missed by those who viewed him as gentleman and mentor as much as a fellow Legionnaire.

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Frank Buckles, the last of a legendary time

Frank Buckles, the last of a legendary time

Young veteran remembers the day he met the last living U.S. veteran of World War I to honor his 75 years of American Legion membership.

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Promoting national unity 'on the go'

Promoting national unity 'on the go'

Dozens of war posters from the Legion's collection loaned to the Indiana State Museum for an exhibit.

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PNC Geiger passes away

PNC Geiger passes away

Icon headed up The American Legion during the 1971-1972 year and was leader in the organization for decades.

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The 'fifth pillar' of The American Legion

The 'fifth pillar' of The American Legion

Past National Commander John H. Geiger provided leadership, knowledge and friendship to the Legion for more than six decades.

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Four Chaplains memorial services, Feb. 6

Four Chaplains memorial services, Feb. 6

American Legion posts nationwide remember the bravery of four chaplains, who lost their lives when their ship sank in 1943, by hosting a memorial service.

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Frank Buckles turns 110 today

Frank Buckles turns 110 today

Last living World War I veteran served in the ambulance corps during World War I in France and Germany, evacuatingd wounded soldiers from the battlefield.

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'This could be a 10-hour miniseries'

'This could be a 10-hour miniseries'

The American Legion’s legacy stirs Blackhorse Productions to create a documentary about the nation's largest veterans organization.

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Resolutions guidebook expanded

Resolutions guidebook expanded

Free material can help craft next year’s resolutions to exacting standards required.

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