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Beijing's Buildup - and America's Answer

Beijing's Buildup - and America's Answer

As the rest of the world slashes defense budgets, China is moving in the opposite direction.

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Membership drive at Chievres Jan. 3

Help welcome, needed.

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Jersey post sends Coast Guardsmen home for holidays

Jersey post sends Coast Guardsmen home for holidays

Post 331 in Stone Harbor raises funds to send two Coast Guardsmen from Training Center Cape May home to spend holidays with their families

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Kiosk supports commander's 4x4 goal

Kiosk supports commander's 4x4 goal

The Legion Family branded kiosk will help raise $4 million and increase membership to four million.

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Legion Family caravan boosts membership

Legion Family caravan boosts membership

Department of Illinois' Legion family caravan travels to 19 posts in nine days to collect membership cards.

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New Legion item honors women veterans

New Legion item honors women veterans

“Women Proudly Served” dog tag tack now available through Emblem Sales.

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Legion family big part of Wreaths Across America Day

Legion family big part of Wreaths Across America Day

On Dec. 13, Americans across the country placed wreaths on graves of fallen veterans during Wreaths Across America Day. The event commemorated the selfless service of troops from all generations.

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VA construction delays in Colorado must end

VA construction delays in Colorado must end

A breach-of-contract ruling against VA has brought the hospital project to a standstill

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Road dates added for Oak Ridge Boys

Road dates added for Oak Ridge Boys

Legion Family members encouraged to attend, show support.

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Veterans center saves lives, Baltimore Legion post

Veterans center saves lives, Baltimore Legion post

A Maryland vet center saves lives on a daily basis. But homeless veterans aren't the only ones finding a new life at the center. Chesapeake Post 127 moved to the center recently and has been thriving ever since.

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Commander to award fundraising pin

Commander to award fundraising pin

National Commander Mike Helm's "Stay On Course" fundraising pin will be awarded to individuals and posts, units, squadrons and chapters.

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National Guard muster provides Legion awareness

National Guard muster provides Legion awareness

The Department of Arizona American Legion family let the Army and airmen know the support the Legion can provide for them and their families.

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Promotion raises $31k for Operation Comfort Warriors

Promotion raises $31k for Operation Comfort Warriors

Dr. Pepper Snapple Group raises $31,626 for OCW during summer promotion in Iowa.

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‘Infamy’

‘Infamy’

73 years later, it’s the heroes of Pearl Harbor that are remembered.

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House bill would ensure VA mandatory funding

House bill would ensure VA mandatory funding

The American Legion has repeatedly called upon Congress to provide advance funding for all VA programs, and to protect them from government shutdown.

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Song downloads to benefit American Legion

Song downloads to benefit American Legion

Mary Sarah's 'Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree,' performed during The American Legion-Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Special, now available on iTunes; proceeds from downloads will go to the Legion.

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Legion hits 40k followers on Twitter

Legion hits 40k followers on Twitter

Followers include members of Congress, national media personalities, branches of the U.S. Armed Forces and federal agencies.

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Dissension from within

Dissension from within

Hitler and Tojo had little concern about uprisings from the masses, even though their militaries suffered devastating defeats in 1944.

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Pearl Harbor: What it meant, why we remember

Pearl Harbor: What it meant, why we remember

The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor destroyed the U.S. Pacific Fleet, or so many Americans believe.

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'Vicious, terrible battles... forgotten now'

'Vicious, terrible battles... forgotten now'

  Top historians offer insights about conflicts worldwide in 1944 that led to the end of the Axis.

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'Tens of thousands of connected parts'

'Tens of thousands of connected parts'

Scholars explore, reexamine and offer fresh interpretations about the deadly invasion that led to Allied victory in World War II.

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Legion: Fort Hood victims deserve Purple Hearts

Legion: Fort Hood victims deserve Purple Hearts

The servicemembers killed or wounded in the 2009 attack should be considered victims of terrorism – not workplace violence.

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2015 POW coin available as fundraiser

2015 POW coin available as fundraiser

More than $31,000 raised by chapters last year.

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National commander, Auxiliary president meet with Taiwan president

National commander, Auxiliary president meet with Taiwan president

National Commander Helm: Meeting shows how high Taiwan values its relationship with The American Legion.

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Legion opposes cuts to military compensation, benefits

Legion opposes cuts to military compensation, benefits

The White House and Pentagon support military benefit cuts in an effort to curb growing costs amidst constant budget cuts.

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Oak Ridge Boys Christmas special schedule expanded

Oak Ridge Boys Christmas special schedule expanded

Program adding new air dates on stations across the United States.

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Video guide teaches vets how to start, grow a business

Video guide teaches vets how to start, grow a business

12-part series addresses best practices in finding start-up capital, winning contracts, marketing and many other topics.

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Florida Legion helps veteran gain U.S. citizenship

Florida Legion helps veteran gain U.S. citizenship

Stephen Holota served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War but never became a U.S. citizen – until last fall, when The American Legion took up his cause.

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What Louie Zamperini meant to Angelina Jolie

The American Legion Magazine interviewed Jolie via email about meeting her hero, Louie Zamperini.

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Legion: VA getting message on employee accountability

Legion: VA getting message on employee accountability

The department has a long way to go in regaining the trust of America's veterans, but at least the journey has begun.

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