Commander Hill applauds the Senate for overwhelming support of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2009.
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Patrick Dunne, VA's Under Secretary for Benefits, has announced his resignation for early next year. Dunne, who attained the rank of rear admiral while in the U.S. Navy, has been with VA since 2006.
Linda Wieck's Camo Quilt Project started in April 2006 when she made her son-in-law a quilt before he left for Iraq. To date, the volunteer project has sent 2,175 quilts to servicemembers headed overseas.
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The Legionnaires who don purple berets and garrison caps are members of ANAVICUS, which is an offshoot of a historical Canadian veterans organization.
Legion Riders will depart from Indianapolis on Aug. 22 and arrive Aug. 26 in Milwaukee, the site of the Legion’s 92nd National Convention.
The Colchester, Vt., Cannons often participate in veterans-related events. This year, they'll send 20 care packages to military members serving overseas.
Care packages are a welcome treat for deployed servicemembers, especially when they are away from home during the holidays. Here are a few tips.
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In early November, the Department of Veterans Affairs acknowledged three more diseases as linked to Agent Orange exposure.
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American Legion districts that surpass their Dec. 31, 2008, membership by 1 percent by Dec. 31 will receive a cash award.
Boy Scouts of America is encouraging all Scouts to support military men and women by sending letters and care packages to those serving overseas.
Advocates for forming the American Legion in 1919 called Gen. John J. Pershing one of their staunchest allies.
The first batch of comfort items purchased through The American Legion's COP Keating Relief Fund reached their intended recipients on Friday.
A five-night, 10-hour series premiering Sunday, “WWII in HD” draws from color war footage recently discovered in archives and private collections around the world.
American Legion VA&R staff spent Veterans Day on the Washington Mall, greeting veterans and handing out items.
House Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner says medical facilities for veterans and military personnel stand to suffer if a new national health-care system becomes law.
Following the Marine Corps’ 234th birthday uniform pageant and cake cutting ceremony on the station parade field Nov. 6, two Marines earned another title – U.S. citizen.
New Habitat ‘toolkit’ engages civilians and servicemembers.
The American Legion's Washington office staff participated on Nov. 9 in "Time Out For Veteran's Health" - a free health concerns event for veterans conducted at FedExField.
Co'Relous Bryant, the 2007 American Legion's National High School Oratorical champion, is putting what he learned in the contest toward his experiences at New York University.
Thanks to the generosity of our American Legion family members and friends, we have purchased items for men and women who are recovering at military hospitals and warrior transition units.
Veterans Day Council of Indianapolis hosted a memorial service, parade and banquet to honor men and women who serve or have served in the U.S. military.
Legionnaires share the spotlight in annual procession through the Big Apple.
Commander praised the veterans of the operation that still ranks as the largest humanitarian airlift operation in history.
Hill made several stops in the morning and early afternoon, including attending the Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery as a special guest.
View a photo slideshow of veterans monuments in Washington, D.C.
The new American Legion National Headquarters Web site was inaccessible for much of Wednesday morning due to technological problems related to high Veterans Day traffic.
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Addressing more than 70 people at the Catholic College of America, American Legion National Commander Clarence Hill called veterans "ordinary people accomplishing extraordinary things."
National Commander Clarence Hill witnessed Obama sign an executive order establishing a Council on Veterans Employment and a veterans employment program for federal agencies.
The attitudes of the servicemembers recovering at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda are amazing, but not shocking, to National Commander Clarence Hill.
The American Legion is cheering, with reservations, an Obama administration initiative to provide more federal employment for military veterans.