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Ahead of the pack

Virginia post adjutant has an early start on Legion’s centennial.

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I Am The American Legion: Al Ford

Al Ford first went to an American Legion post while on a double date. He liked it and joined.

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On the Edge

Doctors are prescribing too many opioid painkillers to young veterans, leading to addictions and accidental overdoses.

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The bond we share with student veterans

Student Veterans of America works side by side with Legionnaires to keep the spirit and purpose of the GI Bill alive for post-9/11 veterans.

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I Am The American Legion: National Chaplain Daniel McClure

National Chaplain Daniel McClure talks about faith and service.

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Joe DeLaCruz, chairman of the Department of Oklahoma’s emergency relief program, looks over the tattered remains of a scrapbook in the aftermath of the tornado in Moore, Okla. (Photo by Henry Howard)

Crisis Management

Dating back to 1969, the National Emergency Fund has helped veterans rebuild lives shattered by tornadoes, hurricanes and other natural disasters.

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A Marshall Plan for Afghanistan

Houston activist known for her place in “Charlie Wilson’s War” rebuilt a village to show the world what happens when basic needs are met.

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During his time as an Army photographer, Bill Jones documented the devastation of Hiroshima and Nagasaki after the United States dropped atomic bombs on the cities to end World War II. (Photo by Lucas Carter)

The Power of Pictures

Bill Jones kept his photos of the atomic bombs’ aftermath a secret for nearly 50 years before sharing them with the world.

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Videographer Hope Hall tapes President Barack Obama working on a document in the Chief of Staff's office in the West Wing of the White House, June 4, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

A Lens on the Government

Former American Legion Oratorical participant focused on the White House.

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I Am The American Legion: Dr. Peter Tzrop

The commander of Post 121 in Bardstown, Ky., went to great lengths to solidify the bonds between his post and the local National Guard unit, 138 Charlie Battery.

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Under the Canopy

While the civil rights movement was happening in America, 1st Air Cav Sgt. Fred Steen and his men were breaking barriers of their own in Southeast Asia.

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A place to gather...and much more

Traditionally black American Legion posts in Missouri, Illinois and Florida cherish their history and camaraderie.

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Chaplains are the Legion’s hands and feet

The inspirational story of the Dorchester's Four Chaplains still resonates today.

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The Face of America

The four giants of Mount Rushmore tell our nation's grand story.

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I Am The American Legion- Terry Woodburn

“It’s the diversity (of The American Legion). It doesn’t matter if you’re a Democrat, you’re a Republican, you’re independent, what your skin color is, what your religion is. They still work together for what they think is right for the organization.”

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Sometimes, it does take a rocket scientist

Former aerospace engineer and retired Air Force general brings a unique mix of experience to USAA, The American Legion’s preferred provider of financial services.

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"Find in my favor"

Angered by VA’s uneven approach to Agent Orange claims, Vietnam War Navy veterans say they won’t quit. 

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Extend the GI Bill for business owners

Extend the GI Bill for business owners

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The World's Red Line

Why do chemical weapons carry a special moral stigma?

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I Am The American Legion- William Haase

“The American Legion is made up of a very unique group of people – that’s your veterans. When you commit yourself to serve, you are giving up part of your life; you’re putting your country and your beliefs ahead of your personal being. That carries over to our veterans organizations. Our organization (is one of those) that once you walk into that club, it doesn’t make any difference if you’re the president of some organization, a CEO or someone who pushes the broom around. It doesn’t make any difference – you are all veterans.”

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The wrong side won

Reminiscences and reflections of a Vietnam War correspondent turned theologian.

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Oliver North

‘What my life has been all about’

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"Young people need heroes"

Medal of Honor recipients share their stories and life lessons with students.

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Remember those in harm’s way this season

Remember those in harm’s way this season

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‘Never in my wildest dreams’

The American Legion Magazine recently spoke with Dunwoody.

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I Am The American Legion- Henry Parham

“The reason I became an American Legion member is because they support and promote the education of veterans (who) want to continue to go to school. The American Legion will do whatever it can to support veterans.”

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At Attention for JFK

Commander of 1963 Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon will never forget his days guarding the president’s casket.

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How To End A War

America’s exit from Vietnam should not be our template in Afghanistan.

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Thanksgiving in Grenada

The now-prosperous island nation remembers the U.S. invasion that freed it.

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Emergency aid is ‘what the Legion does’

Emergency aid is ‘what the Legion does’ 

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