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Past National Commander Ray Smith is remembered as a genuine man who knew how to inspire those around him.
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North Carolina native served as American Legion national commander from 2000-2001.
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The new Jewish Chaplains Memorial was dedicated on Oct. 24 at Arlington National Cemetery.
The Jewish Chaplains Memorial will be dedicated today at Arlington National Cemetery.
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Reference guide for the treatment of infectious diseases now available to all VA medical centers.
The American Legion recently honored five military academy students.
National World War II Museum site allows visitors to provide written, photographic or video thank-you messages to America's veterans.
Remains of 13 U.S. servicemembers killed in Tripoli harbor still haven't come home.
Legion encourages Americans to attend public meetings next week concerning the Keystone XL Pipeline, a project that could create 20,000 jobs.
Third annual Legion initiative covers a multitude of possible local events.
A groundbreaking ceremony for the Jewish Chaplains Memorial took place Monday at Arlington National Cemetery.
Department of New York Legionnaires join with USS New York crew for sunset memorial ceremony aboard USS Intrepid.
Numerous weekend events across the country to mark anniversary of 9/11 attacks.
Posts, districts and departments are making a difference in their communities, cities and states every day. Share those stories with us so they can be publicized on legion.org
Legion offers a new forum to share stories, photos, music, history and more.
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Murray: Planning needed to cover decades-long needs of new veterans.
The American Legion lays a wreath in Washington to commemorate Korean War Veterans Armistice Day.
A 2010 Legion College student's suggestion to engrave the four pillars outside of National Headquarters comes to fruition.
Delegation meets with American Legion, Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs and National Guard for guidance in building a support system for veterans.
Retired rear admiral explains what happened after one of the famed "Four Chaplains" was noticeably absent from Arlington National Cemetery.
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On April 29, 1975, Thuy Pyo and her mother, Kim Nguyen, were evacuated by helicopter from Saigon during the chaos surrounding the end of the Vietnam War.
Pair who saved lives of many Operation Iraqi Freedom coalition troops tours Washington office.
Wisconsin’s William Berg has played Taps for the same post since before World War II.
The Legion is in support of legal action that alleges unlawful religious discrimination against America's veterans buried at the Houston National Cemetery.
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Medical Musical Group's Memorial Day concert will air on Fox Business Channel on July 3.
Literary journal helps Eastern Kentucky veteran students adjust to lives after war
Legion representatives joined state and government officials at a ceremony recognizing women from 'The Greatest Generation.'
Organization representatives participated in holiday events and rituals in and around the nation’s capital.
Though conducting an Honor Flight program is an expensive venture, those whose are involved say they will do what it takes to keep the network running.
During a Memorial Day observance at Quantico, Legion Executive Director Peter Gaytan stressed the importance of remembering those who have fallen at war.