Commemorative events fill weekend in Normandy.
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On June 23, veterans and their families are invited to New York City for an employment conference hosted by some of the financial world’s biggest players.
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Wreath-laying ceremonies and parades highlight second day of Normandy commemorations.
National Commander Jimmie Foster joins dignitaries from around the world at rededication ceremony in France for a historic World War II monument.
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The new American Legion Youth Programs Alumni Association enables current and former program participants to communicate.
Driver Jerick Johnson and The American Legion/David Law Firm 76 Freedom Car crew to race in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Indianapolis.
Vet-friendly legislation includes Hiring Heroes Act, bill prohibiting protests within 300 feet of military funerals.
46 VA medical centers visited during 2011; information will be compiled and distributed to president, Congress, VA officials and Legionnaires.
During a June 13 congressional hearing, The American Legion testified on the "utterly unacceptable" incidents of sexual assaults being reported at VA facilities.
The Business and Profesisional Women's Foundation needs women veterans, 20 to 33, for a survey on employment issues.
Sens. Hatch, Baucus introduce legslation that will return to the people the right to protect Old Glory from physical desecration.
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Participants will cover more than 1,200 miles for ride that raises money for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund.
The Legion’s 2011 Oratorical champion, Anisha Gururaj, gives insight into the title of her oration and wisdom to those looking to participate in the contest.
The American people and their military are offering Afghanistan the very opposite of what the Taliban promises by building schools, health clinics and more.
Grammy winner Ronnie Dunn will kick off the 2011 American Legion World Series in Shelby, N.C., by performing at the local fairgrounds.
Legionnaires and Sons of the American Legion may be eligible for financial assistance through the Legion’s National Emergency Fund.
Veterans dealing with post traumatic stress can now turn to their smart phones for help in dealing with their symptoms.
The 15 sporter and 15 precision category national finalists will be competing in the Legion’s Junior Shooting Sports Air Rifle National Championships in August.
One lucky race fan will win $1 million if Indy car driver John Andretti crosses the finish line first during the Indianapolis 500.
Document, available in either Word or PDF, is meant to serve as a guide as posts conduct Memorial Day events.
U.S. servicemembers who were kept on duty past their original discharge following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and their beneficiaries, have until Oct. 21 to claim their retroactive pay.
Legion Racing team to visit VA hospital and Legion Post prior to April 28 Richmond race
On May 22, be one of 2,500 runners to cross home plate at Fenway Park in support of veterans combating TBI.
Movie garners honorable mention at fifth-annual film festival, which takes place May 14-15 in Washington, D.C.
Thirty five years ago today, former Chicago Cub player Rick Monday saved the U.S. flag from being burned by two protesters in Dodger Stadium.
Forms for both national convention contests are available online and must be received by July 22.
In 2010, 102 independent exhibitors filled up the exhibit hall in Milwaukee, representing a variety of businesses and agencies.
Country-folk-rock group will perform during the National Commander’s Banquet on Aug. 30.
Legion-supported legislation would allow veterans to use their Medicare benefits at Department of Veterans Affairs’ medical facilities.
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