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Eagle Scout of the Year named

Eagle Scout of the Year named

Joe Phillips of Fond du Lac, Wis., led a campaign to properly retire unserviceable U.S. flags and claimed Legion honors.

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Taking the training to Puerto Rico

Taking the training to Puerto Rico

Legion staffers conduct week-long tutorial to service officers, providing a fundamental understanding of the claims process and tips to getting benefits for veterans.

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A process long overdue

A process long overdue

Legion representative: VA must continue health studies on Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange.

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Shelby wins Legion World Series bid

Shelby wins Legion World Series bid

The American Legion National Executive Committee announced today that Shelby, N.C., will be the permanent American Legion Baseball World Series site.

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NEC watches preview of Legion documentary

NEC watches preview of Legion documentary

Members of the NEC and Legion officers got a glimpse at a 48-minute film detailing their organization's history of influence and advocacy.

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Make NOYS in May

Make NOYS in May

The National Organization for Youth Safety urges teenagers to stop talking and texting on cell phones while driving with its National Youth Traffic Safety Month.

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Nurse scholarship application deadline May 15

Nurse scholarship application deadline May 15

Applications for the $3,000 Eight and Forty Lung and Respiratory Disease Nursing Scholarship are due by mid-May.

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Votes can mean $250,000 for Legacy fund

Votes can mean $250,000 for Legacy fund

Follow the link on the right side of legion.org and cast your daily votes in the Pepsi Refresh Everything project.

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'Something wasn't right'

'Something wasn't right'

New York Legionnaire Duane Jackson gains national recognition after pointing out an SUV laden with explosives to police officers in Times Square.

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Honoring a Legion icon

Honoring a Legion icon

More than 300 family members, friends on hand in Chicago to honor Legion past national commander on ‘John Geiger Day.'

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'The Whole Earth as Their Tomb'

Around the world, fallen heroes are not forgotten this Memorial Day.

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Green careers on the rise

Green careers on the rise

Amid all the talk of industry downsizings, layoffs and double-digit unemployment, certain environment-friendly industries and professions are on the rise.

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The Seeds of a New Afghanistan

A National Guard team deploys agricultural expertise in one of the world’s deadliest war zones.

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Houses for Heroes

An American Legion, Habitat partnership gives veterans a hand up.

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Mission accomplished

A World War II veteran’s overseas grave receives a rare visitor.

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The power of The American Legion family

The American Legion family delivered a message in February. But we didn't speak. We roared.

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A March Through History

Bulge veterans retrace their steps, tell their stories during commemorative march in Belgium.

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We need your votes again

We need your votes again

The American Legion Legacy Scholarship fund is competing for $250,000 Pepsi Refresh Everything grant.

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Failure to comply

Failure to comply

Despite a law passed more than a decade ago, federal contractors are still falling short on using veteran-owned small businesses.

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SGLI premiums to be reduced

SGLI premiums to be reduced

Family monthly premium rates will be reduced for all age groups by an average of 8 percent.

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Sending a message to our servicemembers

Sending a message to our servicemembers

Rep. Ike Skelton comes out strongly in favor of H.R. 5013, the IMPROVE Acquisition Act of 2010.

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Spring means meetings in Indy

Spring means meetings in Indy

Commission and committee members, along with the National Executive Committee, will converge on Indianapolis for a busy five days.

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'You have supplied a smile'

'You have supplied a smile'

Legion makes Operation Comfort Warriors delivery to wounded warriors in Georgia. Pepsi grant bolsters fund.

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JobLink Center wins Economic award

JobLink Center wins Economic award

The Cumberland County JobLink Center in Fayetteville, N.C., has been named by the National Economic Commission as this year's recipient of the Employment Service Local Office of the Year Award.

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APED e-learning course targets coaches

APED e-learning course targets coaches

The Taylor Hooton Foundation hopes to educate thousands of more coaches on appearance and performance-enhancing drugs with its new Hoot's Chalk Talk E-Learning Program.

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Hill praises High Court for cross ruling

Hill praises High Court for cross ruling

Decision allows monument to World War I veterans to stay where it is, at least for now.

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'We feel like justice has been done'

'We feel like justice has been done'

Mojave Desert cross' caretaker, his wife express joy over Supreme Court ruling allowing symbol to remain.

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NEC to decide on permanent Series site

NEC to decide on permanent Series site

During The American Legion's Spring Meetings in May, the National Executive Committee will make a final decision on who will permanently host the Legion World Series.

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4Troops album discounted for Legion

4Troops album discounted for Legion

A quartet of four Army combat veterans, 4Troops is an official vocal group of The American Legion.

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Obama expected to sign VA caregiver bill

Obama expected to sign VA caregiver bill

Female veterans, rural patients and caregiver families are pinpointed for relief in legislation guided by the Legion's priority list.

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