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The American Legion Fourth Estate Award recognizes one broadcast station and two newspapers for outstanding achievement in journalism.
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Country music star Michael Peterson conducts two public service announcements on why the Legacy Scholarship Fund is important to our military families.
National Commander Jimmie Foster calls for President Obama to release photos of slain Al Qaeda leader.
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Al-Qaida leader and longtime face of terrorism cornered and slain in a top-secret military operation in Pakistan.
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Movie garners honorable mention at fifth-annual film festival, which takes place May 14-15 in Washington, D.C.
One lucky race fan will win $1 million if Indy car driver John Andretti crosses the finish line first during the Indianapolis 500.
Document, available in either Word or PDF, is meant to serve as a guide as posts conduct Memorial Day events.
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16-year-old Virginia high school student creates online database for OIF, OEF servicemembers buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
$50 million in housing vouchers designed to help chronically homeless veterans had been threatened by spending cuts in 2011 federal budget.
Auditions for summer TV series seeking talented servicemembers, veterans planned in eight cities nationwide.
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Oratorical Contest, Boys Nation and American Legion Baseball World series among events to be available to view online.
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More than 850 middle and high school students from New Washington, Ohio, heard Michael Peterson present his program, ‘TAG! You’re It.’
Frank Buckles, America’s last veteran of the Great War, enters the history books.
On March 28, Michael Peterson will be speaking to high school students in New Washington, Ohio, about his program that gives young adults direction in life.
Your help is needed to give the nation's most revered symbol freedom from physical desecration.
The Legion's two-month, worldwide online survey of female veterans is only a small part of the advocacy the organization has done for women veterans.
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With American Legion National Vice Commander Eugene Pytka in attendance, World War I veteran Frank Buckles is buried in Arlington National Cemetery
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American Legion national commander applauded for annual testimony before the South Carolina General Assembly.
Last American World War I veteran will lie in honor for six hours before being interred at Arlington National Cemetery.
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Power problem nearly repaired
March 15 marks the official birthday of The American Legion, the nation's largest veterans organization.
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High-school play about hate crime draws more than 500 to counter-protest, but the Westboro Baptist Church doesn’t show up.
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Foundation wants to know how and why women, including veterans, use high-speed Internet technology.
National Commander Jimmie Foster expresses disappointment over 8-to-1 decision to uphold funeral protests as protected speech.
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Frank Buckles served as an ambulance driver in World War I, and escaped the infamous Los Baños prison camp after his capture as a civilian in World War II.
Frank Buckles, the lone remaining U.S. veteran of the Great War, died Sunday of natural causes. The longtime Legionnaire and vocal veterans advocate was 110.
National commander’s letter to congressional leadership urges use of all means at body’s disposal to ensure both enforcement, defense of Defense of Marriage Act.
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Legion blogger offers his take on the heckling of former Army Staff Sgt. Anthony Maschek at Columbia University.
New York Assemblyman Robert J. Castelli sends letter to the president of Columbia University after Iraq student-veteran is jeered during ROTC forum.
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National commander says Columbia students should have honored Iraq veteran for the sacrifices he made in service to their country, not heckled him for his views.