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Symposium gives veterans ‘creative therapy’

Symposium gives veterans ‘creative therapy’

Veterans and military spouses flocked to Eastern Kentucky University earlier this month for a unique three-day event that taught them the value of self-expression.

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Romney to Legion: I will not cut defense

Romney to Legion: I will not cut defense

GOP presidential candidate says he would add more ships, aircraft and personnel.

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Wong: Reject UN Arms Trade Treaty

Wong: Reject UN Arms Trade Treaty

American Legion national commander says treaty is ‘potential threat to our Constitutional rights.’

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Legion hits 10,000 followers on Twitter

Legion hits 10,000 followers on Twitter

Legion Twitter becomes one of the most-followed veteran and military feeds on the social networking site.

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Wong to Congress: Pass a new Stolen Valor Act

Wong to Congress: Pass a new Stolen Valor Act

Legion leader calls on Congress to pass a more narrowly written bill to stop fraudsters from making false claims of military service.

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Legionnaire earns highest civilian honor

Legionnaire earns highest civilian honor

Georgia Legionnaire, and fellow Montford Marines, receive the Congressional Gold Medal.

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Supreme Court won't hear Soledad Cross case

Supreme Court has denied cert on cross case, meaning 9th Circuit decision ruling it unconstitutional stands.

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Legion blogger appears on 'Nightline'

Legion blogger appears on 'Nightline'

Burn Pit's Mark Seavey discusses Timothy Poe's military claims before a national television audience.

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Email scam targets vets, servicemembers

Bogus emails appearing to be sent from Defense Finance and Accounting Services can cost victims large amounts of money.

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MSNBC host issues an apology

MSNBC host Chris Hayes apologizes 24-hours after saying on national television that he was "uncomfortable" referring to America's war dead as heroes.

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Memorial Day 2012 marks two anniversaries

Memorial Day 2012 marks two anniversaries

Fifty years ago, America sent its first substantial forces to Vietnam; 30 years ago, The Wall was dedicated.

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Legion Commander calls on Commentator to Apologize

Legion Commander calls on Commentator to Apologize

Fallen U.S. servicemembers are 'absolute heroes'

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Legionnaire wins 'The Amazing Race'

Legionnaire wins 'The Amazing Race'

Wisconsin Army National Guard Maj. Dave Brown Jr. and his wife beat out 10 other teams for $1 million.

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Mercer Memorial Day 500

Mercer Memorial Day 500

Mark and Linda Brown pay tribute to fallen soldiers on Memorial Day by hosting a parade in their hometown of Mercer, Pa.

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Mojave Desert Cross settlement approved

Mojave Desert Cross settlement approved

The battle over of the Mojave Desert Veterans Memorial has come to an end thanks to a settlement agreement.

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Delaware gets gun from the ‘Mighty Mo’

Delaware gets gun from the ‘Mighty Mo’

The state of Delaware gets a big piece – more than 100 tons – of naval history.

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Legionnaire rolls out Smartphone app

Legionnaire rolls out Smartphone app

After 24 years, Rusty Russell’s invention, Domino Roll*Out, is making a name for itself in the mobile market game craze.

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Oratorical live streaming interruption

The live streaming of the Oratorical Championship Finals was interrupted, but it can now be viewed on the Legion’s website.

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Legion hosts luncheon for women veterans

Legion hosts luncheon for women veterans

The Legion’s luncheon in Washington celebrated the service and sacrifice of women veterans, and identified issues that women in armed forces encounter.  

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Presidential Proclamation – Vietnam Veterans Day

March 29 declared Vietnam Veterans Day by President Obama.

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Veteran foundation's success is spreading

Veteran foundation's success is spreading

Legionnaires from across the nation are reaching out to the Veterans Legacy Foundation for help in tracking down overdue war medals.

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Mortgage relief for military, veterans

Mortgage relief for military, veterans

President announces compensation coming for military families victimized by wrongful foreclosures and excessive interest rates.

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Arguments heard in Stolen Valor case

Arguments heard in Stolen Valor case

The U.S. Supreme Court considers congressional intent and how a decision might affect protected forms of speech.

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Ill Winds of Change

As Islamists gain a foothold in Egypt and across the Middle East, the Arab Spring threatens to turn into a bitter winter.

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Four Chaplains memorial service, Feb. 5

Four Chaplains memorial service, Feb. 5

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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Legion staffers guests at State of the Union address

Shaun Rieley will be guest of U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney, while Jonathan Naraine will be a guest of Rep. Colleen Hanabusa.

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Legion disappointed over pipeline denial

Legion disappointed over pipeline denial

Commander Wong emphasizes how the project would provide jobs for vets and reduce dependency on oil exports from the Middle East.

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Emblem Sales catalog includes 50 new items

Emblem Sales catalog includes 50 new items

New Legion Riders gear, Legion dress shirts among new additions to 2012 catalog.

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From VA claims to baseball games

From VA claims to baseball games

The American Legion pushed through legislation, made membership management more convenient, provided comfort to wounded troops and much more in 2011.

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Legion, Freedom Car part ways

Legion, Freedom Car part ways

Amicable decision to not renew contract based upon Legion’s need to focus resources on America’s veterans.

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