Duane Jackson and Lance Orton, two vigilant NYC street vendors, and Maj. David Howell, a caring National Guardsman, discuss being honored at National Convention.
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DoD secretary tells Legionnaires that goals are achievable against a cruel adversary.
The Boy Scouts of America join Henry Ford, Douglas MacArthur and Bob Hope as recipients of The American Legion's Distinguished Service Medal.
A National Guardsman who went beyond the call of duty and two NYC street vendors who helped expose the ‘Times Square Bomb' receive the prestigious award.
VA secretary tells Legion his agency's massive backlog of undecided benefits claims is one of his top three priorities for 2011.
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The Spirit of Service award was given to representatives from the five armed services during The American Legion National Convention in Milwaukee.
Boehner reminds Legionnaires that America is still a nation at war with terrorists.
Air Force Secretary Michael Donley renews commitment to airmen and families while addressing The American Legion's National Convention.
House Speaker says infrastructure overhaul can put veterans to work and strengthen America.
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Legion leaders tour facility that helps veterans on the road to permanent housing.
Chairman of House Committee on Veterans' Affairs tells Legion nation is ‘paying a horrible price' for treatment of Vietnam veterans.
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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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National Recruiter of the Year embraces new technology but still believes the best way to bring in new members is just to ask.
Legion receives Freedom Fighter Award before passing resolution to protect indigenous Vietnam War allies.
Newly elected National Commander Jimmie Foster wants Legionnaires to 'take care of veterans in any way possible.'
Jimmie Foster is The American Legion's first national commander from Alaska.
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New commander shares his vision and values in acceptance speech at 92nd National Convention.
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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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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.
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.
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American Legion posts are encouraged to recognize boys and girls who demonstrate quality character and good citizenship.
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Awards for The American Legion's National Post History Contest will be decided during Fall Meetings, Oct. 11-14.
The Department of Homeland Security will invite military personnel, Sept. 25, to the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Va.
During testimony, Legion calls for VA to improve its outreach efforts to thousands of veterans dealing with Gulf War effects.
82-year-old Nesse Godin still making a powerful impact on Boys Nation.
In August, the Department of Wisconsin is putting on a résumé-writing workshop for veterans seeking federal employment.
Groups of Scouts gather together to trade their patches, one of the most popular activities during the week.
The 2010 American Legion Junior 3-Position Air Rifle National Championship takes place once again in Colorado Springs, Colo. Visit Legion.org Aug. 7 for live streaming.
D.C. office's executive director joins White House discussion of veterans affairs and employment issues
After a week of site-seeing, senate sessions, keynote speakers and friendship-building, the senators are graduating and heading back home.