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The Legionnaires who don purple berets and garrison caps are members of ANAVICUS, which is an offshoot of a historical Canadian veterans organization.
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New York City Post 1870 hosted Marines serving aboard the U.S.S. New York on Wednesday night. Marines ate dinner and learned about the importance of the Legion.
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Around 45 wounded U.S. servicemembers toured the USS New York on Thursday. The special showing was made possible by American Legion Post 1870 and the New York Police Department.
Legionnaires share the spotlight in annual procession through the Big Apple.
Through his Veterans of Valor program, Klay South brings comfort and cheer to military patients in San Antonio.
American Legion Bantam Post 44 has been conducting Veteran of the Month services that honor deceased veterans and fallen warriors for 20 years.
The American Legion Softball Team, sponsored by Post 356 in Lynn Haven, Fla., took second place in a United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) tournament last August.
Aaron Beckman, a member of American Legion Post 270 in Venango, Neb., is one of two winners for the Army’s 2009 Best Warrior Competition.
Legionnaire Bob Wefald of Lloyd Spetz Post 1 in Bismarck, N.D., takes inventory on thousands of canned food donations during the 2006 Open Your Heart program.
In June of 2008, astronaut Kenneth Ham brought his Legion membership card with him into deep space. The 10-year Legionnaire and former Navy commander was welcomed home to Clark, N.J., Sept. 8.
Both houses of Congress passed measures this week designating Sept. 16 as American Legion Day.
U.S. Senate Passes Resolution making September 16, The American Legion Day
The past national commander has seen, heard and done plenty in his 96 years.
Maxine Bodman, a Legionnaire for 65 of her 83 years, returned from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Veterans Golden Age Games in Birmingham, Ala., with four gold medals.
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