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Boys Nation senators visit National Mall

Boys Nation senators visit National Mall

Senators venture off campus for their first field trip to Maryland Greenbelt Post 136 and the National Mall.

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A Legion 'stalwart'

A Legion 'stalwart'

PNC Joe Matthews is remembered by fellow Legionnaires for his years of dedication to the organization.

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Hill condemns release of classified reports

Hill condemns release of classified reports

National commander calls upon Justice Department officials to vigorously prosecute any American who knowingly leaks classified information.

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Senators lay wreath at Tomb of Unknowns

Senators lay wreath at Tomb of Unknowns

Day four of Boys Nation enables the senators to see awe-inspiring sites: Arlington National Cemetery, Tomb of the Unknowns and Iwo Jima Memorial.

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Legion Business Task Force honors Pinson

Legion Business Task Force honors Pinson

Army Small Business Director Tracey Pinson honored with a commemorative plaque in Las Vegas by The American Legion and its Business Task Force.

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VSO encouraged to seek grant funding

Legion, other VSOs meet with Sen. John Warner, Corporation for National and Community Service to discuss ways to improve volunteer opportunities.

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Legion attends TBI, PTSD hearing

Legion attends TBI, PTSD hearing

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs conducts hearing attended by VA&R Deputy Director Jacob Gadd

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Stop-loss deadline approaching

Stop-loss deadline approaching

Oct. 21 is the date that applications for retroactive stop-loss payments must be filed with DoD.

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VA pilot program discussed by VSOs

VA pilot program discussed by VSOs

Program proposes alternate method of rating veterans with musculoskeletal conditions.

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Boys Nation elects top officers

Boys Nation elects top officers

Avon Park, Fla., teen voted president; vice president hails from North Little Rock, Ark.

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National commander visits BSA Jamboree

National commander visits BSA Jamboree

Hill's presence at National Jamboree reinforces long-standing support of Scouting by The American Legion.

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Amnesty won't work: Secure our borders

Amnesty won't work: Secure our borders

National Commander Clarence Hill: The U.S. government has an obligation to fix what is a broken immigration policy.

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RecruitMilitary event report, July 22

RecruitMilitary event report, July 22

RecruitMilitary, in conjunction with The American Legion, routinely holds career and business Opportunity Expos for veterans and their families.

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Boys Nation alumni address senators

Boys Nation alumni address senators

Day 6 includes president, vice president inauguration; tune in to Legion.org now for live webcast of closing Senate session.

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Gates urges Scouts to excel

Gates urges Scouts to excel

Speaking at the National Scout Jamboree, Secretary of Defense credits Scouting for creating men who ‘built this country.'

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VOSBs to benefit from VA's IT overhaul

VA says it will award nearly $1 billion in IT contracts annually to veteran-owned small businesses during the next five years.

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Legion documentary now available on DVD

Legion documentary now available on DVD

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the DVD will benefit Legacy fund, Child Welfare Foundation and NEF.

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Video portrays French gratitude

Video portrays French gratitude

Commander's appearance for D-Day anniversary commemorations captured in mini-documentary.

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Legacy Run map available online

Legacy Run map available online

Run departs Indianapolis Aug. 22 with a goal of raising $450,000 for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship fund.

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Getting a rare glimpse of historic treasures

Getting a rare glimpse of historic treasures

State Department's Diplomatic Reception Rooms serve as setting for Legion gathering during annual Washington Conference.

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Celebrate Flag Day by protecting Old Glory

Celebrate Flag Day by protecting Old Glory

It's time to protect our flag from physical desecration, and you can help just by picking up the phone.

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Pause for the Pledge set for Monday

Pause for the Pledge set for Monday

Across the nation, Americans will take time on Flag Day to recite the Pledge of Allegiance.

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Legion supports reforms at Arlington

Legion supports reforms at Arlington

Hill praises Army Secretary John McHugh for ‘decisive action' following report of mismanagement at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Legion to Obama: Restore Mojave cross

Legion to Obama: Restore Mojave cross

Legion joins other organizations in sending letter to the White House, asking Obama to intervene on behalf of the cross.

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Boys State celebrates 75th anniversary

Boys State celebrates 75th anniversary

Since 1935, more than a million high school boys have attended The American Legion Boys State program to experience a week that can change a lifetime.

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Freedom Car finishes 21st in Michigan

Freedom Car finishes 21st in Michigan

Jerick Johnson currently ranks fourth in rookie points and holds first place in the Hard Charger category.

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Ordinary men, extraordinary efforts

Ordinary men, extraordinary efforts

It's been 66 years since D-Day, but a day doesn't pass when the soldiers are forgotten - especially two of them.

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Legion takes part in 'Welcome Home'

Legion takes part in 'Welcome Home'

D.C. office staffers provide information on VA benefits during day set aside to honor, help combat veterans and active-duty military personnel who served in Iraq or Afghanistan.

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Legion: VBA must improve work quality

Legion: VBA must improve work quality

The American Legion told Congress on Tuesday that 'there are clearly areas for improvement' in the way VBA processes disability claims for veterans.

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'System Worth Saving' visits D.C. VA center

'System Worth Saving' visits D.C. VA center

Legion National Task Force Member, Tom Mullon, and Allison Murphy, Legion National Field Service Representative, are conducting a site review of the Washington D.C. VA Medical Center.

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