Many veterans have decided to pursue vocational school or job training after serving, and The American Legion thinks the Post-9/11 GI Bill should cover them.
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Legionnaires everywhere can follow Jimmie Foster's travels as national commander by becoming a ‘Fan' of his on Facebook.
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HVAC made a commitment to bringing career opportunities to those who have served by approving bills Wednesday.
Both House and Senate have passed resolutions honoring the nation'a largest veterans organization; day also marks kickoff of Legiontown campaign.
Country music star Clay Walker helped make a Marine's last wish come true. But the Marine's family needs your help in giving Cpl. Brian Downard a burial fitting of his service.
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Testifying before Congress, American Legion official Ian de Planque said VA must dramatically improve its training programs.
Blue Star Families with loved ones at war live in a world of uncertainty, stress and, often, the purest form of patriotism.
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With a strong dedication to supporting our nation's youth, The American Legion National Children & Youth Conference gets under way Friday in Indianapolis.
VA says it will continues to ensure and protect Servicemembers', Survivors' Life Insurance benefits administered by Prudential.
Tire, sway bar damage spoils top-10 chance in Northwest Ohio Ford Dealers 200 race.
Numerous guides are available for posts to help make local events a success.
The Legion will intensify its focus on veterans in the nation's capitol this week with a benefits fair that focuses on health care, education benefits and job counseling.
Legislative Commission reviewing convention resolutions, looking ahead to Legion Day.
Downloadable material for Saturday's anniversary can be used by local posts.
Gulf War vet vows to build lasting memorial to Flight 93 victims.
Going through the crash site, the volunteer fireman found a symbol of hope on the smoldering field.
The Pittsburgh RecruitMilitary event welcomed 136 veterans, spouses and family members, as well as 45 exhibitors.
The Department of Homeland Security will invite military personnel, Sept. 25, to the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Va.
U.S. servicemembers kept on duty past their original discharge date following Sept. 11, 2001, have until Oct. 21 to apply for retroactive pay.
Awards for The American Legion's National Post History Contest will be decided during Fall Meetings, Oct. 11-14.
Past National Commander Clarence E. Hill expressed deep appreciation for Rep. Steve Buyer, R-Ind., who spoke at the organization's 92nd National Convention in Milwaukee.
The federal government is taking contracting jobs out of the private sector and making them government jobs, and the Legion says that is a problem.
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New commander shares his vision and values in acceptance speech at 92nd National Convention.
Jimmie Foster is The American Legion's first national commander from Alaska.
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Newly elected National Commander Jimmie Foster wants Legionnaires to 'take care of veterans in any way possible.'
During the 2010-2011 membership year, National Commander Jimmie Foster will award his National Commander pin to any Legion family member who signs up at least two new members and renews five current members into The American Legion.
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Legion receives Freedom Fighter Award before passing resolution to protect indigenous Vietnam War allies.
National Recruiter of the Year embraces new technology but still believes the best way to bring in new members is just to ask.
New VA regulation adds three health conditions to the list of those presumed to have been caused by exposure to the toxic defoliant Agent Orange during the Vietnam War.
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