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Fulfilling a specific need

Fulfilling a specific need

Legion’s Operation Comfort Warriors provides more than $7,000 worth of equipment to Fort Hood Warrior Transition Battalion.

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OCW donation planned for Legacy Run

OCW donation planned for Legacy Run

Operation Comfort Warriors will present thousands of dollars worth of sporting goods, outdoor games to Fort Hood WTB.

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Deadline to reach OCW goal is near

Deadline to reach OCW goal is near

About $100,000 in Operation Comfort Warriors donations are needed to reach National Commander Koutz’s goal by late August.

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Legion feeds wounded warriors, families

Legion feeds wounded warriors, families

The Legion’s Operation Comfort Warriors program participated in Organization Day at Fort Knox.

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OCW helps wounded warriors at Fort Drum

OCW helps wounded warriors at Fort Drum

Donations help those recovering develop new skills, including one soldier who is participating in community’s search and rescue team.

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Koutz raises OCW goal to $750,000

Koutz raises OCW goal to $750,000

National commander increases goal for fundraising program that provides exercise gear and entertainment equipment to wounded servicemembers.

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Middle school students donate to OCW

Middle school students donate to OCW

Seventh-graders from Sabattus, Maine, organize coin drive that raises more than $400 to help wounded servicemembers.

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Post collects 304,701 pennies for OCW

Post collects 304,701 pennies for OCW

Legion Post 57 of Grandview, Wash., held a penny-a-day fundraiser in February.

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OCW provides iPads for wounded Marines

OCW provides iPads for wounded Marines

The iPad minis will assist the Marines as they recover from injuries suffered in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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OCW donates to Fort Jackson

OCW donates to Fort Jackson

Sports equipment will help recovering warriors heal, get stronger and train for competitions.

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OCW: Trevor Knowles Interview

Professional rodeo star backs Legion’s Operation Comfort Warriors.

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OCW: Forward Motion

Operation Comfort Warriors delivers rehabilitation equipment, entertainment and smiles to wounded and ill servicemembers.

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OCW honors wounded Marines

OCW honors wounded Marines

Legion program rewards athletes and volunteers at the third annual Marine Corps Trials at Camp Pendleton, Calif.

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Commander delivers OCW gifts to Fort Gordon

Commander delivers OCW gifts to Fort Gordon

National Commander Jim E. Koutz helped deliver $4,500 worth of gifts to recovering servicemembers at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Ga.

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OCW brings gifts to Bluegrass State

OCW brings gifts to Bluegrass State

Operation Comfort Warriors delivers more than $22,000 worth of gifts to recovering servicemembers at Fort Campbell, Fort Knox.

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Legion to sponsor Warrior Appreciation Night

Legion to sponsor Warrior Appreciation Night

The Legion is the presenting sponsor of the premier event held in Las Vegas during the week of the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show.

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New site celebrates the Legion worldwide

New site celebrates the Legion worldwide

FODPAL (Foreign and Outlying Departments and Posts of [The] American Legion) organization gives to OCW, connects members outside the continental United States.

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Legion College graduates its 2012 class

Legion College graduates its 2012 class

55 students earn their Legion College diploma while raising more than $1,000 for Operation Comfort Warriors.

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Legion troop support programs combine

Legion troop support programs combine

Heroes to Hometowns consolidated into Operation Comfort Warriors to combine resources and serve a larger population of veterans.

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OCW Facebook page launched

OCW Facebook page launched

Page features info, photos and videos from Operation Comfort Warriors, National Commander Koutz’s primary fundraiser.

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OCW web page gets an upgrade

OCW web page gets an upgrade

The Legion’s Operation Comfort Warriors web page now features links for visitors to easily donate to and learn more about the program.

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OCW offers support to wounded at Bethesda

OCW offers support to wounded at Bethesda

Operation Comfort Warriors delivers gift cards, water bottles and baseball caps to patients at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

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Legion raises $33,500 for OCW

Legion raises $33,500 for OCW

The American Legion’s Operation Comfort Warriors program collects donations, then purchases and delivers comfort items to warrior transition units or military hospitals.

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Koutz to focus on OCW

Koutz to focus on OCW

Newly elected national commander, James Koutz, touts Operation Comfort Warriors as his project this year.

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Fifth Third donates $10,000 to OCW

Fifth Third donates $10,000 to OCW

Bank presents donation to Legion's Operation Comfort Warriors fund.

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OCW delivers gifts to wounded warriors

OCW delivers gifts to wounded warriors

The Legion's Operation Comfort Warriors program provided gifts to patients at Roudebush VA Medical Center.

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OCW brings warriors to Six Flags

OCW brings warriors to Six Flags

Legion’s Operation Comfort Warriors program donates more than $15,000 to help wounded warriors and their loved ones enjoy a day at amusement park in Texas.

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OCW providing day at Six Flags

OCW providing day at Six Flags

Hundreds of wounded warriors and their families will spend Aug. 11 at Six Flags Fiest, thanks to the Legion’s Operation Comfort Warriors.

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TAP program redesign announced

Overhaul a combined efforts of DoD, VA, departments of Education and Homeland Security, as well as OPM and Small Business Administration.

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Golf outing raises nearly $26,000 for OCW

Golf outing raises nearly $26,000 for OCW

Operation Comfort Warriors benefits from recent American Legion Charities Golf Classic title sponsored by USAA.

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