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NSFR: Operation Military Family Outreach

NSFR: Operation Military Family Outreach

The American Legion's National Security/Foreign Relations Division continued its Operation Military Family Outreach (OFMO) initiative by attending a recent conference in Arlington, Va.

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Legion Player of the Year from Wisconsin

Legion Player of the Year from Wisconsin

Tyler Jacobson from Oneida, Wis., recently received the George W. Rulon American Legion Baseball Player of the Year.

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Baseball seeks permanent Series site

Baseball seeks permanent Series site

A permanent site will enable the Legion to eliminate unexpected transportation expenses and focus on building relationships and game attendance.

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Catching up with Albert Pujols

Catching up with Albert Pujols

Three-time National League MVP and Legion Baseball alum shares his inspiration and motivation.

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Legion attends event for military families

Legion attends event for military families

To confront the challenges facing military families, a group of public and private sector leaders, including an American Legion representative, met in Jacksonville, Fla., last month for a discussion event.

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Using Thomas: An easy guide

Using Thomas: An easy guide

New how-to section makes it easier to navigate through Library of Congress site.

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Still making a difference after 50 years in D.C.

Still making a difference after 50 years in D.C.

National commander's 1960 vision for a more unified voice in the nation's capital launched a lasting series of high-profile Legion gatherings.

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DSO school kicks off Tuesday

DSO school kicks off Tuesday

Four-day training session includes new focus on women veterans issues.

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Freedom Car falters at Daytona

Freedom Car falters at Daytona

Daytona International Speedway was not so kind to driver Jerick Johnson and The American Legion/David Law Firm 76 Freedom Car.

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Battle of the Bulge routes retraced

Battle of the Bulge routes retraced

Twenty-three-kilometer march in Belgium pays tribute to one of World War II's bloodiest - and most significant - engagements.

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'A Pledge to Service'

'A Pledge to Service'

New video targeting younger generation of veterans soon available through National Headquarters.

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Petzel sworn in as VA's health under secretary

Petzel sworn in as VA's health under secretary

Longtime VA employee brings decades of service in health-care industry to position.

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Casualties count

Casualties count

Americans often make the mistake of judging a war's success by the number of Americans who die fighting it.

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Taking care of business

Taking care of business

Legion to host Small Business Task Force seminar during Washington Conference.

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Washington Conference 2010 schedule

Washington Conference 2010 schedule

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The NEF: Veterans helping veterans

The NEF: Veterans helping veterans

Hurricanes and other natural disasters can strike instantly. When they do, The American Legion's National Emergency Fund is there to help Legionnaires.

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Education a priority for the Legion

Education a priority for the Legion

Each year, The American Legion offers scholarships to provide young people the opportunity to pursue higher education.

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21st Century Pinup Girl

21st Century Pinup Girl

Legion post gives wings to effort that has raised thousands of dollars for VA and DoD hospitals.

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76 Freedom Car captures top-5 finish.

76 Freedom Car captures top-5 finish.

Freezing temperatures don't stop Jerich Johnson from a strong performance at the New Smyma Speedway.

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Blue Star Salute delivers $11,000 to Legion

Blue Star Salute delivers $11,000 to Legion

The money awarded will help cover college costs for children of military personnel killed on or after 9/11.

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Legion remembers Lincoln's promise

Legion remembers Lincoln's promise

National Commander Clarence E. Hill emphasizes the VA’s efforts toward living up to the president’s promise during the 76th annual American Legion Lincoln Day Pilgrimage.

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OCW currently second in Pepsi Project

OCW currently second in Pepsi Project

The American Legion’s Operation Comfort Warriors program – which provides comfort items to recovering troops – soars to the top of national “Good Ideas” grant competition.

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Rain, fog halt 76 Freedom Car return to the track

Rain, fog halt 76 Freedom Car return to the track

But the racing team still stays busy at the New Smyrna Speedway in east central Florida.

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A better understanding of Memorial Day

A better understanding of Memorial Day

A letter-writing campaign from Florida Legionnaires guides Walmart to stop selling fireworks prior to a very sacred holiday.

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Educating on education

Educating on education

Legion, other veterans organizations to host ‘Veterans on Campus' symposium Feb. 28 in D.C.

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76 Freedom Car bounces back

76 Freedom Car bounces back

Jerick Johnson drives to a seventh-place finish at New Smyrna Speedway Monday night.

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Injured veteran honored on talk show

Injured veteran honored on talk show

The Bonnie Hunt Show wanted to honor an injured servicemember on Veterans Day. Working on short notice, representatives from the Legion's Heroes to Hometowns program found the perfect candidate.

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Engine problem sidelines 76 Freedom Car

Engine problem sidelines 76 Freedom Car

Jerick Johnson's qualification speed too slow to make starting field of the Lucas Oil Slick Miss 200 in Daytona, Fla.

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Legion testifies to Congress on VA's budget

Legion testifies to Congress on VA's budget

Commander Hill says that advance VA appropriations are “an extremely important step forward in the budgetary process, and will go far in giving veterans the health care they deserve.”

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Legion: Now is not the time to repeal ban

Legion releases message points to clarify its position on DoD’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy prohibiting open homosexuality in the U.S. Armed Forces.

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