President Obama speaks at Veterans Day ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery, where he introduced the audience to one very special veteran.
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Homeward Bound event raises funds to help veterans with post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injuries.
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National Vice Commander Robert Newman will represent the Legion on Veterans Day in Washington, D.C.
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Ten major markets will broadcast the New York City event; Legionnaires still welcome to march.
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For 10 years, with Legion support, California schoolchildren have dedicated a day to honor those who served.
Legion family members from Kimlau Chinese Memorial Post 1291 in New York City march in its annual Veterans Day parade.
Three of four surviving Doolittle Raiders perform final toasting ceremony for their fallen comrades.
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On Nov. 10, actors Alan Alda and Joe Mantegna will co-host “Homeward Bound” fundraiser to support veterans with PTSD and TBI.
Home of Los Angeles Post 8 rededicated after more than $45 million in renovations and three decades of uncertainty.
Members of The American Legion’s System Worth Saving Task Force held a town hall meeting in Pittsburgh to discuss health care, then visited the local VA facility.
Throughout November, specified football games will honor servicemembers with special apparel, balls, coins and more.
Students from eight schools in Colorado participate in Saluting America program by thanking veterans and active-duty military for their service, sacrifices.
Wounded warriors receive a cookout, hats and new Playstations, thanks to Legion program and donations.
Businesses are offering free or reduced goods and services to servicemembers, veterans and family members.
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Department of Indiana Legionnaires campaign on the radio, TV, at Colts NFL and baseball games.
American Legion Veterans Day web page is a clearinghouse for PR materials, news, links and more.
The American Legion Magazine recently spoke with retired Gen. Ann Dunwoody, the U.S. military’s first female four-star general.
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The American Legion Magazine recently spoke with Dunwoody.
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The year is quickly winding down. For millions of Americans, that means the window for taking annual required minimum distributions (RMDs) from IRAs and other retirement plans is closing.
“The reason I became an American Legion member is because they support and promote the education of veterans (who) want to continue to go to school. The American Legion will do whatever it can to support veterans.”
Commander of 1963 Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon will never forget his days guarding the president’s casket.
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America’s exit from Vietnam should not be our template in Afghanistan.
First baseman and outfielder Michael Cuddyer named the Legion’s 2014 Graduate of the Year.
The now-prosperous island nation remembers the U.S. invasion that freed it.
Emergency aid is ‘what the Legion does’
Boxing and business champion George Foreman receives the Legion’s James V. Day Good Guy Award.
Legionnaires lauded for generosity, government chastised over sequestration at 95th National Convention.
Nearly 60 Legionnaires earn their Legion College diplomas.
Pending Senate measures that are Legion-backed include one to expand eligibility for VA health care.
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Response kits are being delivered to departments. Meanwhile, former grant recipients contribute toward fundraising goal.