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Murray: Planning needed to cover decades-long needs of new veterans.
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Legion offers a new forum to share stories, photos, music, history and more.
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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
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Retired rear admiral explains what happened after one of the famed "Four Chaplains" was noticeably absent from Arlington National Cemetery.
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Delegation meets with American Legion, Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs and National Guard for guidance in building a support system for veterans.
Legion representatives joined state and government officials at a ceremony recognizing women from 'The Greatest Generation.'
Literary journal helps Eastern Kentucky veteran students adjust to lives after war
Medical Musical Group's Memorial Day concert will air on Fox Business Channel on July 3.
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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Pair who saved lives of many Operation Iraqi Freedom coalition troops tours Washington office.
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.
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.
The American Legion Fourth Estate Award recognizes one broadcast station and two newspapers for outstanding achievement in journalism.
National Commander Foster in Illinois to help commemorate Armed Forces Day.
Legion posts also encouraged to upload recaps, photos of Memorial Day celebrations to Legiontown.
iMortuary.com site allows visitors to place virtual flowers on wall memorializing U.S. servicemembers who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Wisconsin’s William Berg has played Taps for the same post since before World War II.
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Organization representatives participated in holiday events and rituals in and around the nation’s capital.
On May 25, Honor Flight brought veterans from Myrtle Beach, S.C., to Washington for a visit to the World War II Memorial.
NVC Willaim Schrier laid a wreath at The Wall as part of a Memorial Day ritual. He shared his thoughts about the experience and his own service after the event.
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During a Memorial Day observance at Quantico, Legion Executive Director Peter Gaytan stressed the importance of remembering those who have fallen at war.
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.
Movie garners honorable mention at fifth-annual film festival, which takes place May 14-15 in Washington, D.C.
Al-Qaida leader and longtime face of terrorism cornered and slain in a top-secret military operation in Pakistan.
National Commander Jimmie Foster calls for President Obama to release photos of slain Al Qaeda leader.
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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.
16-year-old Virginia high school student creates online database for OIF, OEF servicemembers buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
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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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.