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Defense secretary and Chairman of Joint Chiefs vow to do whatever is necessary to quell military sexual assault.
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Military Justice Improvement Act provisions mirror Legion resolution.
The Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership is the only female corps of cadets in the country.
The resolution urges the U.S. Armed Forces to enforce a zero-tolerance policy toward sexual assault committed by and against servicemembers.
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PNC William Detweiler, chairman of the Legion’s Traumatic Brain Injury/Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Ad Hoc Committee, to deliver report to NEC.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel cancels medal that honors drone pilots and cyberwarriors and proposes a device instead.
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Legion’s national commander asks Congress to ‘for once and for all, say no to TRICARE fee increases!’
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If the president’s forthcoming budget proposal includes TRICARE increases, the Legion wants Congress to reject it.
Greatest effect may be on veterans working in defense jobs.
Production of the controversial new service award has been halted while its ranking is being reconsidered.
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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says national readiness and lives of defense personnel, military and civilian, will be compromised by sequestration.
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A reliable and effective long-distance, field-to-command base communications network is vital to today’s smaller, high-tech Army.
General tells Legionnaires that training, readiness and recruitment face major challenges if full sequestration cannot be averted.
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If sequestration takes effect, DoD may have to cancel its mission to bring home the remains of our fallen heroes overseas.
Israel ambassador to United States breaks down the ‘special’ relationship between the two countries during Washington Conference.
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National Commander James E. Koutz: For the sake of the nation's future security, sequestration must not happen.
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American Legion National Commander James E. Koutz responds to the president’s State of the Union address.
Departments must send nominations for annual awards by Feb. 1.
National commander: Decision to allow women into combat roles needs careful review, oversight from Congress.
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Working together for the benefit of veterans is imperative, say VA Secretary Shinseki and Defense Secretary Panetta.
National commander calls for policy of 'compassion instead of courts’ for troops attempting suicide.
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The American Legion’s Holiday Donor Blood Drive, now underway, is the perfect conduit to help this always-urgent cause.
Defense budget should never have been forced to face sequestration.
In an election year that may decide the future of defense budget cuts, our troops are making fewer absentee ballot requests.
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Starting Jan. 1, TRICARE will stop taking premium payments by mail for the TRICARE Reserve Select and Tricare Retired Reserve programs.
Legion reminds observers that ‘much work remains to account for all POW/MIA comrades.
House Armed Services Committee is warned by DoD on the bad effects sequestration will have on America's military.
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During the 94th National Convention, the Legion renewed its commitment for a full accounting of missing U.S. servicemembers.
Third Friday in September designated as day to honor those servicemembers still prisoners of war or missing in action.
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Legion’s National Security Commission passed Resolution 238 at national convention, asking Congress to draft new military impostor legislation.
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