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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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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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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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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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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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‘For you and for everyone who served’

SAL member Mike Sekletar paints iconic World War II photograph onto building as a tribute to veterans.

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Legion staff make a warm donation

Legion staff make a warm donation

Homeless veterans at the Southeast Veterans Service Center receive boxes filled with clothes from American Legion staff in D.C.

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Legionnaires pursue medals owed to vets

Legionnaires pursue medals owed to vets

Through the Veterans Legacy Foundation in North Carolina, Legionnaires track down long overdue medals owed to veterans to give them the recognition they deserve.

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Legion: Reconsider pipeline delay

Legion: Reconsider pipeline delay

National Commander Wong urges President Obama to speed up production of proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, which will provide needed jobs for vets.

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Army-Navy set for Saturday

Army-Navy set for Saturday

Game, sponsored by USAA, will be broadcast on CBS at 2:30 p.m. EDT.

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Volunteers to place wreaths at cemeteries

Volunteers to place wreaths at cemeteries

Thousands of wreaths to be placed at individual grave sites at Arlington National Cemetery and other locations across the country on Dec. 10.

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Hallowed Waters

Hallowed Waters

Pearl Harbor’s museum complex, and the veterans who staff it, tell the story of the attack that pushed America into war.

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How is your post giving holiday cheer?

How is your post giving holiday cheer?

The December 2012 issue of American Legion Magazine will highlight local posts’ good deeds during this holiday season.

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2011 Legion annual report available

2011 Legion annual report available

American Legion programs, pillars come to life in a full-color publication, available in print and electronic formats.

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2011 Veterans Day speech available

2011 Veterans Day speech available

Suggested speech available for download in either Word or PDF format.

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