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A New Instrument of World Power

A New Instrument of World Power

The decrease in gas prices throughout the United States is affecting the balance of global power.

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'I can see the light at the end of the tunnel'

'I can see the light at the end of the tunnel'

Many of the 175 veterans who came looking for help at the Legion's Veterans Benefits Center in Bay Pines, Fla., left feeling much better about their situation – and some got some immediate relief.

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Legion to host National Credentialing Summit

Legion to host National Credentialing Summit

Stakeholders in the job-credentialing issue will converge in Washington next month for a two-day summit

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Visit Commander Helm's new 4x4 program page

Visit Commander Helm's new 4x4 program page

American Legion National Commander Mike Helm's goal is to reach 4 million members and raise $4 million in donations.

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OCW donation helps homeless vets at Florida VA

OCW donation helps homeless vets at Florida VA

Legion fund provides shoes, backpacks, water and other items to homeless program in Bay Pines facility in St. Petersburg.

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'This gave me hope'

'This gave me hope'

Nearly 90 veterans come to first day of Legion's Veterans Benefits Center in Florida.

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Register now for 2015 Legion Baseball season

Register now for 2015 Legion Baseball season

Coaches can register teams online at www.baseball.legion.org; registration deadline is June 1.

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New Mexico post gives $5,200 in OCW gifts

New Mexico post gives $5,200 in OCW gifts

Post 18 provides comfort items to 35 residents at Ft. Bayard Medical Center in Silver City, N.M.

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Veterans Day in the Czech Republic

Veterans Day in the Czech Republic

Department of France vice commander takes part in observance.

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Embassy room dedicated

Embassy room dedicated

Family, Legionnaires present as Lisbon Embassy room named in honor of Vietnam hero.

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Legion questions Philadelphia VA's new incentives

In addition to a bonus system already in place, VA's regional office in Philadelphia is adding food and cash to worker incentives.

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'It means the difference'

'It means the difference'

Legion's Operation Comfort Warriors donates $10k worth of items to Tampa VA's Spinal Cord Injury Center.

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2015 Legion live streaming schedule

2015 Legion live streaming schedule

The American Legion will stream several of its major annual events live via legiontv.org.

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Legion Benefits Centers start with townhall meeting

Legion Benefits Centers start with townhall meeting

Dozens of veterans come to Post 273 in Madeira Beach, Fla., to praise, question Department of Veterans Affairs health care.

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Legion's impact on membership, brand awareness

Legion's impact on membership, brand awareness

National Headquarters division directors shared how their teams are supporting the five-year strategic plan.

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How to make sure your online job application is read

How to make sure your online job application is read

Employers are often flooded with résumés from online job postings. Learn to use the keywords that will get yours read.

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Networking is the key to an effective job search

Networking is the key to an effective job search

Look for a job by cultivating your professional contacts. Don't flood your resume to online postings and expect results.

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Longtime FODPAL supporter Seeburger dies

Longtime FODPAL supporter Seeburger dies

Seeburger also held several Department of France offices.

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OCW supporting rafting trip for wounded Marines

OCW supporting rafting trip for wounded Marines

Legionnaire organizing Grand Canyon rafting adventure this August. Group plans future trips with patients from other service branches.

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Veterans, Legionnaires among newest members of Congress

Veterans, Legionnaires among newest members of Congress

This week Capitol Hill experienced an influx of veterans and Legionnaires after welcoming freshmen to the 114th Congress.

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Legion's LinkedIn page tops 5,000 followers

Legion's LinkedIn page tops 5,000 followers

Page features job listings, events put on by the Legion's Veterans Employment and Education Division, and useful information about careers and finances.

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Airfare discounts for 2015 Legion meetings

Airfare discounts for 2015 Legion meetings

Legionnaires can obtain discounted rates through Delta Airlines and United Airlines.

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Legion leadership to discuss membership goals

Legion leadership to discuss membership goals

Legion’s National Membership & Post Activities Committee members meeting in Indianapolis to review five-year membership plan.

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Transferring VA education benefits

Can I transfer my VA education benefits to a dependent?

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Make a financial gift for the long term

As you survey the youngsters on your gift list this year, consider planting some of those seeds instead of adding to an already full toy box.

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Legion to conduct Veterans Benefits Center in Florida

Legion to conduct Veterans Benefits Center in Florida

The American Legion will conduct a town hall meeting and operate a Veterans Benefits Center next week in the Tampa area for veterans and family members.

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The music of military service

Operation Encore blends the songwriting and playing talents of men and women who know the deeper meanings of service.

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The road to restored trust with VA

Our loyalty is to veterans first, and our obligation is to ensure that the federal government is fulfilling its duty to help them.

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First Blood

Competition, controlledfears and a desperate craving for a shootdown put Eddie Rickenbacker on a path to become America’s “ace of aces.”

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A month of hours

When a veteran couple fell on hard times, The American Legion and The Home Depot teamed up to help complete their home.

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