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Legion’s highest public relations award goes to TV correspondent, wounded by roadside bomb in 2006, who fostered a commitment to troops with similar injuries.
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Jim Webb, a highly decorated Vietnam War veteran and former Senator of Virginia, receives American Legion Distinguished Public Service Award.
The newly redesigned Legiontown U.S.A. website now showcases multiple stories, provides better engagement and allows stories to reach a wider audience.
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Entries in print, broadcast and new media will be accepted until Feb. 18.
The Legion is the presenting sponsor of the premier event held in Las Vegas during the week of the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show.
Top filmmaker in narrative feature category will be awarded associate producer role in major film production.
Legion sponsoring contest to adopt a tagline for the organization. The winning entry receives $500 – and a lasting legacy.
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Speech, ad slicks prepared by Public Relations Division can now be accessed and distributed free of charge.
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The 2012 Fall Meetings of The American Legion National Executive Committee in Indianapolis will be streamed live online.
GI Film Festival, Korean War Commemoration Committee launch oral history project for high schoolers.
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Sept. 16, designated as American Legion Day, kickoff to campaign for posts to enhance image within their communities.
Fall program, in its fourth year, asks posts to emphasize what they do in their communities.
American Legion family members are encouraged to share the good they do in their communities on the Legiontown USA blog site.
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The American Legion will participate in several events around the world.
Servicemembers recovering at Walter Reed National Medical Center treated to advance screening of ‘Battleship.’
The trifold brochure can be downloaded on the Legion's website.
National Commander Fang A. Wong to speak at Connecticut luncheon, present awards to reservists.
Once again, the GI Film Festival celebrates the successes and sacrifices of U.S. servicemembers.
Tune into www.legion.org from 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m. and 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. today, 8:30-10 a.m. Thursday.
Illinois events celebrate life, heroism of unacknowledged Civil War Medal of Honor recipient.
Film set to screen at GI Film Festival in May encourages veterans to ‘remember out loud,’ and share the stories of their service with family and others.
Posts everywhere invited to use speech as template for holiday gatherings.
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The Legion will present the Fourth Estate Award to the 2012 recipients on Aug. 30, during the 94th National Convention in Indianapolis.
Sixth-annual event to screen 42 films, including an advance screening of big-budget “Battleship.”
Members of the new Legion ham radio club celebrated the organization’s 93rd birthday on air.
Dale Dye, the Legion's 2012 Public Relations Award recipient, is dedicated to changing the way Hollywood conceives, produces and presents military films and TV programs.
Retired Marine Corps Capt. Dale A. Dye will receive the American Legion National Commander’s PR Award on Feb. 29 in Washington.
Now is a good time to start planning for mid-March birthday.
Multimedia replacement for traditional post guide will be a living document, updated often in online version.
Legionnaires encouraged to help in establishment of March 3 as day for honoring the national anthem.
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