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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.
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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.
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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While the defense budget does need to make sacrifices, USAA president, CEO urges care when trimming dollars.
Leading oil executive makes an election year case for the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Lt. Tom Christensen of Illinois received the honor for his public service and heroism.
Paul Doucette from Bennington, Vt., received the award for his distinguished public service career.
Legion highlights one member of each of the five military branches during national convention.
Defense secretary's top advisor tells Legion that failure is neither possible nor an option in the war on terror.
Speakers at Legion symposium agree: Rushes to judgment on war making and defense spending threaten the nation.
Members from the National Security & Foreign Relations Commission tour the state-of-the-art urban training facility.
Speakers during convention‘s National Security Commission gathering include former Congressman Skelton, who will be honored with Patriot Award; proceedings will be streamed live on legion.org.
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