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In a digital world, ham radio endures, as a hobby and means of emergency communication. 

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Engineering marvel, strategic position, research station and space observatory, Thule Air Base fulfills multiple missions where the winter sun doesn’t shine.

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Our lasting bond with law enforcement

Just as our organization has been a staunch advocate for military veterans for nearly a century, we also stand proudly alongside our nation’s law-enforcement officers.

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'An answer to prayers'

The Department of Idaho’s food convoy helps state veterans homes feed those who served.

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Combat Pilot to Corner Office

USAA CEO Stuart Parker talks military service, veterans employment and how the company is The American Legion’s kindred spirit.

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'This has to happen'

National memorial for Desert Storm veterans signed into law.

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Sgt. Stubby

Sgt. Stubby was an unlikely hero.

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I Am The American Legion - John Thompson

“I think the experience here will benefit them no matter what career path they choose.”

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Start working on National Post History Contest entries

Start working on National Post History Contest entries

First round of judging will take place at department conventions this spring.

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See a photographic timeline of USS Arizona

Department of Hawaii member makes find on Internet forum.

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Commander to Congress: We face ‘historic opportunities’

Commander to Congress: We face ‘historic opportunities’

Helm emphasizes transition assistance, better treatment for PTSD and TBI in hearing before House and Senate committees.

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See video of national commander’s testimony

See video of national commander’s testimony

National Commander Michael Helm testified Feb. 25 before a joint session of congressional Veterans Affairs' Committees.

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Miller praises Legion for taking on VA scandal

Miller praises Legion for taking on VA scandal

Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Legion efforts paved way for some of most significant changes to Department of Veterans Affairs in history.

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Recounting the history of veterans benefits

The wars and conflicts change, but the themes stay the same.

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McDonald to Legion: 'No excuse' for Special Forces claim

McDonald to Legion: 'No excuse' for Special Forces claim

In front of dozens of Legion family members, Department of Veterans Affairs secretary addresses issue he claimed to serve in Special Forces.

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Helm: Congress needs to act, not just listen

Helm: Congress needs to act, not just listen

National commander tells Legion family members, 'You are the reminder Congress needs to what's right for veterans.'

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SAL members in Washington for annual conference

SAL members in Washington for annual conference

SAL members in the nation's capital for the Legion's Washington Conference.

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Senate VA leaders lay out goals, hopes to Legion

Senate VA leaders lay out goals, hopes to Legion

Senate Veterans Affairs Committee chairman, Ranking Member address Legion during Washington Conference.

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Michaud receives Distinguished Public Service Award

Michaud receives Distinguished Public Service Award

Former U.S. representative praised by national commander for putting veterans first during VA crisis.

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NSC convenes during Washington Conference

NSC convenes during Washington Conference

During the Washinton Conference, Legion's National Security Commission met and recieved briefings regarding key issues and efforts.

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Legion statement on McDonald's Special Forces claim

Legion statement on McDonald's Special Forces claim

National commander: VA secretary attempting to restore trust in department should be held to a higher standard.

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Army rep: Better access equals better relationships

Army rep: Better access equals better relationships

Legion briefed on recent Department of Defense directives calling for greater access to military installations for service organizations.

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Legion hears about individualized TBI/PTSD treatments

Legion hears about individualized TBI/PTSD treatments

Dr. Ronald Poropatich shared that treatment for TBI/PTSD is not a one size fits all.

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Women veterans the focus during Legion summit

Women veterans the focus during Legion summit

Employment opportunities, emotional and physical wellness topics in panel discussions during Legion's Employment and Empowerment Summit.

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Making the transition a bit easier

Making the transition a bit easier

Legion's economic summit brings job seekers face to face with potential employers, career coaches.

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Much more than a dinner

Much more than a dinner

Operation Comfort Warriors-sponsored event for Walter Reed patients provides fellowship, healing for wounded and ill servicemembers.

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Corporate reps offer advice to job-seeking veterans

Corporate reps offer advice to job-seeking veterans

Panelists from several major corporations shared their insights on veterans and the job market during the Legion's Employment & Empowerment Summit.

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NATO’s Playbook for Putinism

NATO’s Playbook for Putinism

NATO can - and should - thwart Vladimir Putin's ongoing efforts to rebuild the Russian Empire piecemeal.

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T-shirts help fund Desert Storm memorial

T-shirts help fund Desert Storm memorial

The organization planning the memorial has received approval, now focuses on fundraising for the project.

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‘We can’t do it by ourselves’

‘We can’t do it by ourselves’

VA Secretary Bob McDonald stresses importance of relationship with the Legion during a visit with D.C. staff

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