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Legion praises Mt. Soledad Memorial Association for saving cross

Legion praises Mt. Soledad Memorial Association for saving cross

The Mt. Soledad Memorial Association purchased land from the Department of Defense to preserve the 43-foot Mount Soledad cross.

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Legion pushes for alternative opioid treatments

Legion pushes for alternative opioid treatments

Following recent allegations in Tomah, Wisc., The American Legion is urging Congress to pass legislation that would benefit veterans receiving VA care and prescriptions.

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2015 GI Film Festival boasts 65 military films

2015 GI Film Festival boasts 65 military films

This year’s offerings include a world premiere and a North American premiere.

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'Avengers' includes Legion members' cameos

'Avengers' includes Legion members' cameos

Legionnaire and comic book legend Stan Lee appears in new movie, trying to handle a shot of Thor's special brew.

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Department of Utah honored with social award

American Legion department receives a Best of Salt Lake City Award for Outstanding Social Service Organization.

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Eastern National to maintain Vietnam Women's Memorial

Eastern National to maintain Vietnam Women's Memorial

Non-profit will assume caretaking responsibilities of one of the most prominent memorials in the nation's capital.

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Correction: L.A. regional office wrongly named for claims problems

Correction: L.A. regional office wrongly named for claims problems

Flyer announcing town hall meeting retracted by American Legion National Headquarters.

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Legion, Easter Seals help veterans find jobs

Legion, Easter Seals help veterans find jobs

Organizations team up to provide collective assistance to Washington-area disabled veterans and their families.

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Our lasting bond with law enforcement

Just as our organization has been a staunch advocate for military veterans for nearly a century, we also stand proudly alongside our nation’s law-enforcement officers.

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Strength through truth

For 50 years, the Defense Information School has turned out highly trained journalists, broadcasters and public affairs professionals.

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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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