A federal Medicaid rule prohibits more than 16 kids living in an orphanage that receives government funding. Help The American Legion Children's Home and its 62 residents by contacting members of Congress.
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Submissions will be judged during the 2010 department conventions; winners will be forwarded on to the national level.
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American Legion New Media Manager Mark Seavey will be blogging from the games at the Burn Pit.
Economic director tells House subcommittee that several federal agencies aren't living up to the law.
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Legion blogger Mark Seavey follows the competition and talks with the father of one of the competitors. Both are Legionnaires.
Downloadable versions of every resolution passed by National Executive Committee during Spring Meetings now available.
DoD and other federal agencies will co-sponsor the annual National Veteran Small Business Conference, a July event that gives valuable opportunities to veteran-owned small businesses.
May is a busy month for The American Legion's Economic Division, which will send its members to testify before Congress on behalf of veterans five times in a seven-day period this month.
U.S. flags among the items in special edition of the Legion's Emblem Sales catalog.
A quick look at several of the issues involving the Department of Veterans Affairs' policy on Agent Orange.
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Massive VA medical center project promises to trigger an all-new post-Katrina economy and set a 21st century standard of care for Gulf Coast veterans.
The American Legion's top college financial aid resource continues to meet the needs of students in pursuit of higher education.
Portion of sales of book providing cost-cutting tips goes directly to The American Legion Legacy Scholarship fund.
Money raised for father of slain Marine will be used to fund legal battle against Westboro Baptist Church.
Breast cancer research,mental-health counseling among issues addressed by assistant director of health policy.
Winning district commander in each category will receive an all-expense paid trip to the 2010 National Convention in Milwaukee. Certification forms are due by April 14.
Saturday marks the kick-off date for The American Legion National Oratorical Championship Contest. Sunday's finals will again appear in a live webcast.
Assistant director for health policy attends VA's Advisory Committee for Women Veterans meeting.
In an effort to hire more veterans, the federal government has launched FedsHireVets.gov - a Web site that hopes to serve as the main source for veterans employment information.
In the first six months of fiscal 2010, more than 68 percent of the appeals taken before the Board of Veterans' Appeals were either allowed or sent back to the local office.
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VA has shown that health information technology provides improved quality of health care and substantial cost savings, according to a study in the public health journal "Health Affairs."
The focus of The American Legion comes from resolutions, and those can start at the grass-roots level.
Jerick Johnson to race three times in 13 days; stops at Texas, Talladega will follow Sunday's Salem, Ind., race.
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In January, VA announced it would overhaul its information technology systems to improve the timeliness and robustness with which GI Bill claims are processed. The first phase began earlier this week.
Each year, Holocaust victims are honored during the Days of Remembrance. This year's observance begins Sunday and ends next Sunday at the week's close.
Agency is warning veterans to not give out their credit card numbers, other personal, financial information over the phone.
Legion attends VSO update on VA's claims business transition lab.
Contestants from Alabama, South Carolina and Vermont will compete today for the $18,000 first-place scholarship. The finals will be broadcast live at 10 a.m. at www.legion.org.
Tori Beth Black earns $18,000 scholarship with a first-place finish in 73rd National Oratorical Contest.
The American Legion National Oratorical Championship Contests started with 53 outstanding competitors and ended with another deserving champion, Tori Beth Black from Iva, S.C.