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Pennsylvania teen is Eagle Scout of the Year

Pennsylvania teen is Eagle Scout of the Year

Joseph Blaisse of Newtown Square earned a $10,000 scholarship; three runners-up received $2,500.

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Scout troop’s OCW gift worth more than dollars

Scout troop’s OCW gift worth more than dollars

Boy Scouts in Speedway, Ind., raise nearly $4,000 for Operation Comfort Warriors, learn about helping an important cause in the process.

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Download Children & Youth Conference agenda

Download Children & Youth Conference agenda

Legion family members will convene in Indianapolis Sept. 20-22 for the national conference and Boy Scouts department conference.

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Legion and Scouting; a perfect fit

Legion and Scouting; a perfect fit

Historical links and a common philosophy are shared by the Legion and the Boy Scouts, says Scout leader.

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National commander impressed with Scouting site

National commander impressed with Scouting site

American Legion National Commander James Koutz first VIP visitor to new National Scout Jamboree site.

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Scouts to receive Legion jamboree badge

Scouts to receive Legion jamboree badge

National Commander Jim Koutz will on site at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree to pass out badges, Legion brochures.

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Connecticut teen is Eagle Scout of the Year

Connecticut teen is Eagle Scout of the Year

Mark Chmielewski of Salem, Conn., earned a $10,000 scholarship as the Legion’s Eagle Scout of the Year for 2013.

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Scouts prep U.S. flags for isolated graves

Scouts prep U.S. flags for isolated graves

Boys from Cub Scout Pack 210 in Whiteland, Ind., packed banners to be shipped to France.

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Uscouts: Scouting at the college level

Uscouts: Scouting at the college level

Brothers John and Jason Dreyzehner create University Scouts to keep college students active in Scouting and leadership.

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Boys State alumnus films the war in Iraq

Boys State alumnus films the war in Iraq

Jake Rademacher, director and producer of “Brothers at War,” embedded with four combat units in Iraq to tell the story of two of his brothers.

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Boy Scouts can help reclaim American youth

Boy Scouts can help reclaim American youth

The Boy Scouts of America offer an attractive option to a less healthy generation of youth who face a shorter life span.

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Scout honors veterans through project

Scout honors veterans through project

Illinois teen’s uses Eagle Scout project to repair grandfather’s Legion post.

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Virginia teen is Eagle Scout of the Year

Virginia teen is Eagle Scout of the Year

Jason Dreyzehner of Abingdon, Va., has been named the 2012 American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year.

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Scouts prepare for 2013 jamboree

Scouts prepare for 2013 jamboree

Boy Scouts attending the 2013 National Scout Jamboree at The Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia are in for a great outdoor adventure.

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Eagle Scout of the Year from Minnesota

Eagle Scout of the Year from Minnesota

Robert B. Rasmussen from Hutchinson, Minn., is The American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year.

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Scouts put cap on busy week

Scouts put cap on busy week

More than 45,000 Scouts learn of their organization's history, bond together during National Jamboree.

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Bartering a part of National Jamboree

Bartering a part of National Jamboree

Groups of Scouts gather together to trade their patches, one of the most popular activities during the week.

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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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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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Jamboree honors a century of scouting

Jamboree honors a century of scouting

Thousands of Scouts from across the country will gather to enrich their lives, reinforce Scouting skills, learn leadership and teamwork, and of course, have fun.

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Eagle Scout of the Year named

Eagle Scout of the Year named

Joe Phillips of Fond du Lac, Wis., led a campaign to properly retire unserviceable U.S. flags and claimed Legion honors.

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Deadline for Eagle Scout of the Year near

Deadline for Eagle Scout of the Year near

April 1 is the deadline for Legion departments to submit their nominations to National Headquarters.

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Boy Scouts schedule live audio cast for Thursday

Boy Scouts schedule live audio cast for Thursday

Boy Scouts to kick off 100th anniversary with live audio cast that figures to unite a quarter million Scouting enthusiasts nationwide.

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Scouts nationwide eager to support troops

Scouts nationwide eager to support troops

Boy Scouts of America is encouraging all Scouts to support military men and women by sending letters and care packages to those serving overseas.

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Michigan Legionnaire and son earn Boy Scouts heroism awards

Michigan Legionnaire and son earn Boy Scouts heroism awards

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Boy Scouts celebrate 100 years

Boy Scouts celebrate 100 years

American Legion calls on members to help celebrate anniversary of The Boy Scouts.

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Scouts celebrate 100 years

Scouts celebrate 100 years

Boy Scouts of America reaches the century mark.

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Scout teaches shooting to injured vets

Scout teaches shooting to injured vets

Tim Sherry didn’t take the typical approach to his Eagle Scout Project. He found a way to introduce disabled veterans to the world of professional shooting.

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Lincoln Trail

 Lincoln Trail

Scouts are working to put together a plan to restore a hilltop grave site along the trail where Abraham Lincoln's younger brother, Tom, is buried.

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Utah teen Legion's Eagle Scout of the Year

Utah teen Legion's Eagle Scout of the Year

Brad P. Jencks, 18, a senior at Bingham High School, earned the award and a college scholarship worth $10,000.

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