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Commander: Help release Marine from Mexico

Commander: Help release Marine from Mexico

The Legion calls upon members to contact the White House and ask President Barack Obama to demand the release of Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi.

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Legion: Sgt Bergdahl release good, Gitmo releases bad

Legion: Sgt Bergdahl release good, Gitmo releases bad

National commander welcomes home Bergdahl, expresses concerns with how his release was obtained.

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Saving the Bladensburg Peace Cross

Saving the Bladensburg Peace Cross

An American Legion war memorial stands in danger of being removed from public land.

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Top country stars raising awareness for Legion

Top country stars raising awareness for Legion

The American Legion is the official charity for this weekend's Tree Town Musical Festival, which will feature country music stars Toby Keith, Brad Paisley and others.

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Spring Meetings begin next week

Spring Meetings begin next week

National commander and National Executive Committee to discuss Legion priorities, vote on resolutions.

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Legion named charity of Iowa music festival

Legion named charity of Iowa music festival

Tree Town Music Festival recognizes The American Legion as its official charity, honoring active-duty military, veterans and their families.

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‘Operation Encore’ looking for military musicians

‘Operation Encore’ looking for military musicians

Legionnaires taking song submissions for chance to record on all-military compilation CD.

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Legion hoped for more from Obama’s address

Legion hoped for more from Obama’s address

In his State of the Union address, the president pledged to help America’s military community in several important ways; yet he remained silent on military COLA cuts.

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VA Christmas card ban defies law

VA Christmas card ban defies law

National commander disappointed that Dallas VA ignored court decree by prohibiting Christmas cards and that a Georgia hospital banned carolers this week.

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NFL team awards SAL member

NFL team awards SAL member

Baltimore Ravens honor Thomas Clavell from Hampstead, Md., with the 2013 Community Quarterback Award.

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Protect your credit while deployed

Protect your credit while deployed

Taking a few key precautions will help to keep your credit cards and ratings safe while deployed.

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New Emblem Sales catalog available

New Emblem Sales catalog available

The 2014 edition will be mailed to previous buyers; also available by request.

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A true friend of veterans

A true friend of veterans

National Commander Dellinger remembers Ike Skelton, who passed away Oct. 28.

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How to stay on budget while your spouse is away

How to stay on budget while your spouse is away

Sticking to a family budget can be difficult when you’re alone, but being prepared will help to meet the challenge.

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Dellinger to address government shutdown

Dellinger to address government shutdown

National commander to discuss government shutdown during 10 a.m. press conference Oct. 4 in nation’s capital.

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National parks, memorials remain closed

National parks, memorials remain closed

Veterans’ Honor Flight visits allowed into World War II Memorial as participants engaging in a ‘First Amendment’ activity.

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DoD under fire for POW/MIA accounting

DoD under fire for POW/MIA accounting

Senate, Legion request immediate attention to the lack of an accounting-for plan to increase missing military personnel from 72 a year to 200 by 2015.

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FDIC helps veterans avoid scams

FDIC helps veterans avoid scams

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s new online program educates older veterans and caregivers about financial exploitation.

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Remembering ‘many names’ on the Wall

Remembering ‘many names’ on the Wall

National Vice Commander James Holland pays solemn respect to his fallen Vietnam War comrades on Memorial Day.

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Grants to help end veteran homelessness

Grants to help end veteran homelessness

VA has set aside $24 million in grants to help with homeless veteran housing rehabilitation and transportation needs.

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Graduation Day for women cadets

Graduation Day for women cadets

The Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership is the only female corps of cadets in the country.

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Legionnaires bring military bears to Sandy Hook

Legionnaires bring military bears to Sandy Hook

Legion family members and USMilitaryBears.com help Sandy Hook students be ‘regular kids’ for a day.

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Commander: ‘Today, we are all Bostonians’

Commander: ‘Today, we are all Bostonians’

Koutz calls on Legion family to pray for the affected, donate blood, fly the flag high and stay alert.

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Sequestration hits Air Force museum

Sequestration hits Air Force museum

Budget reductions force Ohio museum to close research and development galleries, starting May 1. Main complex will remain open.

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Medal of Honor recipients laud citizen heroes

Medal of Honor recipients laud citizen heroes

Military heroes pay tribute to hometown heroes on Medal of Honor Day.

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USS Monitor sailors buried at Arlington

USS Monitor sailors buried at Arlington

Exactly 151 years after America's first ironclad proved itself in battle, two of its crewmen were laid to rest.

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Back to the Bulge

Back to the Bulge

Legionnaire and World War II historian joins recovering active-duty U.S. troops on a snowy, icy march through history.

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Recovering warriors to join historic WWII march

Recovering warriors to join historic WWII march

Recovering U.S. troops in Germany invited to follow “In the Footsteps of the 82nd Airborne Division” with veterans, historians and military re-enactors.

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Military talent search for reality series

Military talent search for reality series

New reality TV competition series, “The Casting Call: Troop Star Edition,” is set to air this summer.

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Legionnaire gets her own Super Bowl moment

Legionnaire gets her own Super Bowl moment

Drea Garcia, an actress and member of Hollywood Post 43, sat in shock as she watched herself appear in Jeep’s ‘Whole Again’ commercial.

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