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Third Friday in September designated as day to honor those servicemembers still prisoners of war or missing in action.
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National Commander Dellinger: ‘American national interests should be clearly identified and defined before military action is taken.’
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Selective Service System still relevant and increasingly important, says its director.
Former POW Mike Durant tells the Legion’s national convention what went wrong with the raid chronicled in ‘Black Hawk Down.’
The armed forces’ senior NCO promotes improved assistance programs, updates Legionnaires on reshaping of military.
A limited budget has hindered the agency charged with recovering, identifying U.S. servicemembers’ remains, but more than 30 IDs still were made this year.
About 80 members of National Security Commission get up-close look at two Coast Guard stations in Houston area.
Departments of Veterans Affairs, Defense establish two joint research consortia to battle signature wounds of war on terror.
DoD Secretary Chuck Hagel announces reduction in the number of furlough days facing the department's civilian workforce.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus has notified Congress of his decision, pending authorization and funding, to designate the name Indianapolis on the next littoral combat ship.
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National commander expresses frustration over potential sequestration ultimatum to reduce troop numbers or weapons development.
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National Commander James E. Koutz says the reduction in active-duty forces puts America in a vulnerable national security position.
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All agree that military sexual crimes must be prosecuted vigorously but clash over chain of command issue.
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Since 2010, sensitive information on veterans has been taken from VA’s database.
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Legion backed bill would replace Supreme Court-rejected Stolen Valor Act of 2005.
Defense secretary and Chairman of Joint Chiefs vow to do whatever is necessary to quell military sexual assault.
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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