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Virtual tour of Legion museum available

Virtual tour of Legion museum available

Legionnaires and visitors have the opportunity to view a selection of pieces from the Emil A. Blackmore Museum from the comfort of their homes.

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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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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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Fall meetings produce new resolutions

Fall meetings produce new resolutions

Federal budget, troop support top focus of NEC.

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'MAN IN SEA' monument honors divers

U.S. military divers honored with monument on the grounds of the Washington Navy Yard.

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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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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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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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Silent Conversation

Offerings at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial tell the unspoken stories of a generation.

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Franklin D'Olier

Franklin D'Olier

D'Olier of Pennsylvania was elected to serve as the first national commander of The American Legion.

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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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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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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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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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Full Circle

Dachau survivor Werner Kleeman has a war story like none other.

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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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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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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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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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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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DVD review: 'The Americans in the Bulge'

DVD review: 'The Americans in the Bulge'

The 90-minute documentary discusses the largest land battle ever fought by the U.S. Army: the Battle of the Bulge.

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Fall meetings produce new resolutions

Fall meetings produce new resolutions

NEC passes 30 resolutions covering a broad swath of The American Legion's mission.

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National History Contests decided

National History Contests decided

Posts, departments honored for narrative, yearbook submissions; Legionnaires are reminded to start preparing for 2011 contest.

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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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'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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History contest entries due Sept. 15

History contest entries due Sept. 15

Awards for The American Legion's National Post History Contest will be decided during Fall Meetings, Oct. 11-14.

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Military Monikers

In a world of uniformity and discipline, a nickname can ease the stress, break the tedium and, of course, stick with you for life.

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A Legion 'stalwart'

A Legion 'stalwart'

PNC Joe Matthews is remembered by fellow Legionnaires for his years of dedication to the organization.

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PNC Matthews passes away

PNC Matthews passes away

Texas native served as American Legion national commander from 1972 to 1973.

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