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National commander: ‘Fiscal bludgeoning’ puts U.S. servicemembers at risk when they respond to outside threats.
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Defense Bill provision ‘properly recognizes’ National Guard and all reserve components of today’s military.
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Increase in Gulf War Illness research funding, expanded health care among measures in The National Defense Authorization Act.
Department of Veterans Affairs’ videos show the contributions to national security, as well as the challenges transitioning out of the military.
Retired U.S. Navy admiral warns that relying on other countries for our primary source of energy presents a national security risk.
American Legion national commander hears firsthand concerns about DoD budget cuts and TRICARE, but confidence about the future of Afghanistan.
National commander sits in on a panel discussion about Pew Research Center study on wartime attitudes of veterans and the general public.
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The American Legion has long-standing commitment to achieving a full accounting of all U.S. POW/MIAs from every war.
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Breach involves personally identifiable and protected health information impacting an estimated 4.9 million military clinic and hospital patients; risk judged low.
Military health plan wants to know how its users are getting their prescriptions filled.
Appeals court reinstates “don’t ask, don’t tell” for the time being, pending recommendations, certification of military leaders.
Legion applauds mission success in Afghanistan, stands ready to welcome troops home after president’s announcement.
Legionnaires encouraged to increase awareness of PTSD and its devastating effects.
President Obama alters longstanding policy to include sending letters to next of kin of servicemembers who commit suicide in theater of operation.
National commander calls on Justice Department to appeal decision ending ‘Don't Ask, Don't Tell,' citing a ‘lack of consistency and expertise' by the courts.
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Commemorative weekend begins in Normandy.
U.S. servicemembers who were kept on duty past their original discharge following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and their beneficiaries, have until Oct. 21 to claim their retroactive pay.
Dozens of Legionnaires from across the country took an interactive visit to the National Guard base near Indianapolis.
American Legion resolution calls on all military branches to maintain current physical and mental requirements, regardless of gender.
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Discussion focuses on changing role through the years, including critical involvement in current wars.
Around 30 cadets visited American Legion National Headquarters and were networked via video conference with officers in Iraq.
Legion representative part of panel that examines critical aspects of security and counter intelligence-related incidents.
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Meeting with members of federal agencies, NSFR Assistant Director Freddy Gessner stressed the importance of continued accounting for missing personnel.
Past National Commander David K. Rehbein part of group evaluating effectiveness of DoD policies and programs for recovering wounded, ill warriors.
U.S. Army’s vice chief of staff discusses suicides within active-duty, reserve components, support network available to soldiers.
Departments' nominations for Firefighter of the Year and National Law Enforcement Officer of the Year due Feb. 1
Site allows users to explore causes, symptoms of post-traumatic stress in anonymous setting.
Department of Labor policy advisor briefs Legion’s PTS-TBI ad-hoc committee on her agency’s initiatives to help employers understand employees with either condition.