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Legion attends seamless transition hearing

Legion attends seamless transition hearing

Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee hears from DoD, VA officials about efforts to provide easier move from one department to the other for wounded servicemembers.

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Pittsburgh job fair reaches 200 veterans

Pittsburgh job fair reaches 200 veterans

Representatives from the Legion’s Pennsylvania department help coordinate a successful VA career expo.

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Legion 'hams' organize

Legion 'hams' organize

New radio club designed to attract licensed amateur radio operators.

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Home equity sometimes better left untapped

Home equity sometimes better left untapped

Getting a home equity loan can potentially put the roof over your head in peril.

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A day of remembrance

A day of remembrance

National Commander Foster in Illinois to help commemorate Armed Forces Day.

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Bringing a veteran's perspective to the table

Bringing a veteran's perspective to the table

Past National Commander David K. Rehbein discusses the Recovering Warrior Task Force’s 4-year mission.

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Run-walk for homeless vets set for June 2

Run-walk for homeless vets set for June 2

Military supporters everywhere are encouraged to participate in 2-kilometer event that aims raise awareness for homeless veterans.

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Legion World Series tickets on sale now

Legion World Series tickets on sale now

Tickets for the upcoming American Legion World Series, Aug. 12-16, are just a click away; visit Facebook for stadium construction updates.

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Study: Vets own 9 percent of businesses

Study: Vets own 9 percent of businesses

Legion officials recently participated in a U.S. Census Bureau teleconference where statistics were released on veteran-owned companies.

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Legion in Blue Water veterans’ corner

Legion in Blue Water veterans’ corner

Organization stands firm in its support of awarding benefits to Vietnam War Navy veterans suffering from health problems related to Agent Orange exposure.

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Flag Day speech available

Flag Day speech available

Legion posts also encouraged to upload recaps, photos of Memorial Day celebrations to Legiontown.

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Site honors deceased servicemembers

Site honors deceased servicemembers

iMortuary.com site allows visitors to place virtual flowers on wall memorializing U.S. servicemembers who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Legion Riders go to DC for Rolling Thunder

Legion Riders go to DC for Rolling Thunder

Day-by-day accounts of Rolling Thunder, biggest Memorial Day Weekend motorcycle ride in the nation, by Marty Justis.

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NEF steps in for affected Legionnaires

NEF steps in for affected Legionnaires

Individuals affected by tornadoes, floods, as well as posts, may be eligible for National Emergency Fund assistance.

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Disasters in South, Midwest hit home

Disasters in South, Midwest hit home

Many Legionnaires affected by savage weather that has destroyed towns, taken lives and caused billions of dollars in property loss.

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'With Feeling and Reverence'

'With Feeling and Reverence'

Wisconsin’s William Berg has played Taps for the same post since before World War II.

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Day 1: How we roll

Day 1: How we roll

On the road to Washington for Rolling Thunder 2011, with Marty Justis.

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Legion helps celebrate Memorial Day in D.C.

Legion helps celebrate Memorial Day in D.C.

Organization representatives participated in holiday events and rituals in and around the nation’s capital.

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Claims questions raised in Senate hearing

Claims questions raised in Senate hearing

Timeliness of receiving mental health care, as well as transitioning of wounded servicemembers into VA medical system among issues discussed.

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'American Heroes' to air Memorial Day

'American Heroes' to air Memorial Day

Legion teams up with Military Channel to air vignettes honoring those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan during TV coverage of National Memorial Day Parade.

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'Greatest Generation' visits war memorial

'Greatest Generation' visits war memorial

On May 25, Honor Flight brought veterans from Myrtle Beach, S.C., to Washington for a visit to the World War II Memorial.

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Day 2: How we roll

Day 2: How we roll

Marty Justis continues his journey with Legion Riders to Washington for Rolling Thunder.

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Day 3: How we roll

Day 3: How we roll

Marty Justis and fellow Legion Riders make it to D.C. for Rolling Thunder 2011.

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USAA's 2011 Memorial Day ceremony

USAA honors those heroes who sacrificed their lives to preserve our freedom.

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Final day of how we roll

Final day of how we roll

Marty Justis' and fellow Legion Riders time in Washington for Rolling Thunder comes to a close.

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'It'll never happen again. Not on our watch.'

'It'll never happen again. Not on our watch.'

NVC Willaim Schrier laid a wreath at The Wall as part of a Memorial Day ritual. He shared his thoughts about the experience and his own service after the event.

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'Never forget what these heroes have done'

'Never forget what these heroes have done'

During a Memorial Day observance at Quantico, Legion Executive Director Peter Gaytan stressed the importance of remembering those who have fallen at war.

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A costly, yet worthwhile venture

A costly, yet worthwhile venture

Though conducting an Honor Flight program is an expensive venture, those whose are involved say they will do what it takes to keep the network running.

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Rolling Thunder: Good riding, friends, cause

Rolling Thunder: Good riding, friends, cause

More than 300,000 motorcycles riders converged on D.C. to raise awareness for bringing full accountability for prisoners of war and missing in action.

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House action responds to Legion concerns

House action responds to Legion concerns

Claims backlog, veteran-hiring practices addressed.

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