National Commander Jimmie Foster and Auxiliary President Carlene Ashworth toured the Orient, personally expressing thanks to U.S. military for their service.
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69 years ago today, a surprise attack launched the United States into World War II. Today, we still remember.
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Documentaries and narratives sought that “honor the successes and sacrifices of American GIs.”
Letter to Senate Majority Leader, other senators calls for removing all references to repeal in 2011 Defense Authorization Act.
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CFA web page features breaking news, how-to guides and a history of the organization and its efforts to protect the U.S. flag from physical desecration.
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American Legion among hundreds of attendees at forum in Washington that highlights ‘best practices’ for VA’s 5-year plan to eradicate the problem.
If your post has a nearby military unit that it works with regularly, sponsoring events and activities for the unit, The American Legion wants to know. Contact us.
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Jimmie Foster got an up-front look at JPAC's unique missions and the recent developments in the POW/MIA identification process.
Since 2003, actor Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band have performed for U.S. servicemembers and veterans across the country.
Legion opposes passage of the bill that will provide amnesty to children of illegal immigrants.
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Past National Commander Detweiler stresses the need for relationships among fellow veterans during opening sessions of sixth annual Road to Recovery.
The American Legion joined other veterans service organizations in lobbying for a bill that stands to expand and improve GI Bill benefits.
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Corporations don't just come to Road to Recovery career fair because it's the right thing to do. They're there because of the quality of job candidates they find.
Former undercover New Jersey State Trooper shares his PTS experiences, encourages peer counseling during Road to Recovery.
The Legion strongly opposes a renewed Congressional effort to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell."
Quick, convenient and confidential online process for assessing risk of 'invisible wounds' outlined to Iraq, Afghanistan war veterans and their families.
An American Legion NEC resolution, honoring the miners and their saviors, was presented to the Ambassador of Chile to the United States in the form of a plaque.
Near-freezing temperatures can't keep veterans, their families from spending a special Christmas celebration with Mickey Mouse and friends.
Road to Recovery draws to a close with call to action for attendees to help define public attitudes toward veteran.
Veterans Health Administration's chief of staff asks participants at Road to Recovery to reach out to VA.
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The late Bob Feller, one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history, is remembered for his excellence on and off the field.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization has served as a force multiplier for U.S. power. But those days may be over.
During the Road to Recovery Conference, veterans met with other veterans and were able to communicate in ways they hadn't been able to before.
President expected to sign bill into law next week; changes to military policy probably wouldn't take effect for at least several months.
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Wisconsin Governor-elect Scott Walker shares his unforgettable experiences as an American Legion Badger Boys State and Boys Nation alumni.
Legislation will enable up to 400,000 new previously ineligible veterans to receive this benefit.
The Legion’s Regional Office Action Review team will use survey findings to help veterans and VA Regional Offices battle the backlog across the country.
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Bill will require service chiefs to complete implementation plans before lifting the old policy — and certify to lawmakers that it won’t damage combat readiness.
President calls signing ‘a moment more than two centuries in the making.’
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U.S. servicemembers who were kept on duty past their original discharge following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and their beneficiaries, have until March 4 to claim their retroactive pay.