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Christmas in FODPAL

Christmas in FODPAL

Posts around the world celebrate season with friends, children, community.

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Legion to train women veteran entrepreneurs

Legion to train women veteran entrepreneurs

Course designed to provide women veterans ability to identify a business opportunity, draft a business plan and launch their enterprise.

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Claims backlog working group issues report

Recommendations include more transparency at VA regional offices.

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Post museum honors vets, educates all

Post museum honors vets, educates all

A South Carolina post boasts thousands of artifacts dating back to Spanish-American War and uses them to teach students and others about military history.

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The Legion on Capitol Hill

The Legion on Capitol Hill

Three-hour snapshot of The American Legion’s legislative work in Washington shows that the shortest distance to success is rarely a straight line.

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Legion wants to help you find a job

Legion wants to help you find a job

Newest Legion newsletter provides monthly updates on veterans career fairs coming to your area.

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Legion presents gifts to Marine Corps Trials participants

Legion presents gifts to Marine Corps Trials participants

Legion family members hand out more than 300 Operation Comfort Warriors backpacks to wounded warriors in eight-sport paralympic-style invitational at Camp Pendleton.

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Legion encouraged by 2015 VA budget proposal

Legion encouraged by 2015 VA budget proposal

If the Department of Veterans Affairs fiscal 2015 budget is approved, it will be one of the few federal agencies in the era of sequestration to see an increase in funding.

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I Am The American Legion: National Chaplain Daniel McClure

National Chaplain Daniel McClure talks about faith and service.

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Dellinger addresses South Carolina Legislature

Dellinger addresses South Carolina Legislature

National commander calls on lawmakers to ignore those who complain that military benefits are too generous.

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Hundreds head to Hiring Our Heroes events

Hundreds head to Hiring Our Heroes events

Veterans connect in Louisville, Detroit with employers like Verizon Wireless, Eli Lilly, the Social Security Administration and many more.

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Ask a Service Officer: Get service-connected compensation

Q: Am I eligible to apply for service-connected disability compensation?

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The bond we share with student veterans

Student Veterans of America works side by side with Legionnaires to keep the spirit and purpose of the GI Bill alive for post-9/11 veterans.

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Joe DeLaCruz, chairman of the Department of Oklahoma’s emergency relief program, looks over the tattered remains of a scrapbook in the aftermath of the tornado in Moore, Okla. (Photo by Henry Howard)

Crisis Management

Dating back to 1969, the National Emergency Fund has helped veterans rebuild lives shattered by tornadoes, hurricanes and other natural disasters.

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A Marshall Plan for Afghanistan

Houston activist known for her place in “Charlie Wilson’s War” rebuilt a village to show the world what happens when basic needs are met.

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During his time as an Army photographer, Bill Jones documented the devastation of Hiroshima and Nagasaki after the United States dropped atomic bombs on the cities to end World War II. (Photo by Lucas Carter)

The Power of Pictures

Bill Jones kept his photos of the atomic bombs’ aftermath a secret for nearly 50 years before sharing them with the world.

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Videographer Hope Hall tapes President Barack Obama working on a document in the Chief of Staff's office in the West Wing of the White House, June 4, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

A Lens on the Government

Former American Legion Oratorical participant focused on the White House.

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Eagle Scout ceremony and China Post 1

Eagle Scout ceremony and China Post 1

Ceremony took place at Aramco Dhahran Camp in Saudi Arabia.

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Legion: Senate vote on veterans bill ‘inexcusable’

National commander disappointed Senate fails to put partisanship aside on critical veterans vote.

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Arizona NEF recipients praise program

Arizona NEF recipients praise program

As tornado and wildfire seasons approach, National Commander Dellinger reiterates the need for donations to assist disaster victims.

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Legion TBI/PTSD survey ends Feb. 28

Legion TBI/PTSD survey ends Feb. 28

With only two days left, The American Legion is urging veterans with TBI and/or PTSD to participate in its online survey.

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Congress questions Petzel on VA accountability

Congress questions Petzel on VA accountability

VA’s under secretary for health, Robert Petzel, defended the department’s track record in responding to Congress on accountability issues.

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Senate hearing spotlights male MST victims

Senate hearing spotlights male MST victims

Deficiencies and progress in handling of military sexual trauma cases aired in Senate subcommittee hearing.

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Protect your stuff and pass it on

Protect your stuff and pass it on

Protect your stuff and pass it on

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Contact information for D-Day anniversary

Contact information for D-Day anniversary

Make plans for the 70th anniversary this summer.

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Legion’s fight for American-made flags heard

Legion’s fight for American-made flags heard

New law requires Department of Defense to purchase “100 percent made in America” flags.

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Learn how to write a resolution

Learn how to write a resolution

Online resources are available to help prepare resolutions for a vote.

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Commander: Keep Senate bill focused on vets

Commander: Keep Senate bill focused on vets

American Legion leader says no other issues need to be attached to legislation to improve health care, education, employment and benefits for those who served our nation.

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Legionnaire finds niche for veterans in workforce

Legionnaire finds niche for veterans in workforce

Felix W. Ortiz, an Army veteran, founded Viridis Learning to place veterans in careers where their knowledge, skills and abilities will best serve them.

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Bastogne War Museum to reopen in March

Revamped museum to include conference-room space.

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