States south of the Mason-Dixon line sweep all four elections.
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American Legion Veterans Crisis Command Centers in St. Louis, Fort Collins, Colo., put nearly 300 veterans together with Legion, VA reps.
The 98 senators also visit the Lincoln Monument and three war memorials.
Survivors will reunite in Indianapolis July 24-27 for the 69th anniversary.
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National Commander Dellinger to throw out first pitch during Charlotte Knight's game Aug. 22 during the national convention; deadline to buy discounted tickets July 22.
You’ve earned the benefits, so you should at least understand what they are.
David Enriquez defeats Jeremy Price of Maryland on the final vote.
The nine Boys Nation alumni share words of wisdom with the 98 young men; 1963 Boys Nation alumnus and former President Bill Clinton writes a letter to the 2014 class.
98 high school seniors from 48 states arrive in Washington, D.C., for the 68th session of Boys Nation.
Program director says Boys Nation is about personal development, as well as a study in government.
The young men are advised never to forget the great document’s first three words.
Week ending 7/11/14
Donal Logue, a veteran of the small and big screens, remembers how he came of age in 1983 when he left his small California town for Washington, D.C.
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Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs Sloan Gibson outlined serious problems regarding access to health care to Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
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More than 40 veterans seek help at the Legion's Veterans Crisis Command Center in Fort Collins, Colo.
The Legion's Veterans Crisis Command Center in St. Louis assisted veterans with unresolved claims and appeals.
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The 98 American Legion Boys Nation delegates from 49 states will convene in Washington, D.C., to learn about the structure and function of federal government.
Veterans discussed appointment delays and lack of VA leadership during the Legion's Systmen Worth Saving meeting in St. Louis.
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As operations in Afghanistan wind down, it’s Camp Lemmonier in Djibouti – the front line and jumping-off point for U.S. expeditionary forces defending our freedoms and fighting our enemies.
Many veterans express frustration with the Veterans Benefits Administration during Legion town hall meeting in Ft. Collins, Colo.
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National commander calls on the president to secure the borders, remove economic benefits that incentivize and exacerbate the problem.
More than 540 participants already have signed up online for 2014 Legacy Run.
Several Legion posts will open their doors to the hundreds of Legacy Run participants.
Legion-StreetShares initiative focused on providing loans to veteran-owned small businesses.
The remaining three dozen survivors of the USS Indianapolis disaster recall in vivid detail their nearly five days in the oil-soaked, shark-infested ocean.
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Annual gathering Aug. 25 in Charlotte.
The 9th Junior ROTC Battalion from Ansbach Middle High School returned earlier this month from Normandy, where they participated in the 70th anniversary of D-Day commemorations.
Week ending 7/3/14
Legion testifies before House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on finding a solution to the high rate of veterans suicide.
Four district commanders will be honored on stage during national convention in Charlotte, N.C.