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The music of military service

Operation Encore blends the songwriting and playing talents of men and women who know the deeper meanings of service.

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The road to restored trust with VA

Our loyalty is to veterans first, and our obligation is to ensure that the federal government is fulfilling its duty to help them.

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First Blood

Competition, controlledfears and a desperate craving for a shootdown put Eddie Rickenbacker on a path to become America’s “ace of aces.”

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A month of hours

When a veteran couple fell on hard times, The American Legion and The Home Depot teamed up to help complete their home.

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The battle remembered

Seventy years after the cold, snowy, bloody fight that led to victory in World War II, Bulge veterans continue to find each other.

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Casualties of care

Inadequate VA staffing, surges in patient numbers and appointment cover-ups blamed for preventable deaths and national demands for accountability.

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I Am The American Legion - Bill Barker

“If it deals with students and young people,the Legion is right there to help.”

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Arizona Riders take Christmas to veterans

Arizona Riders take Christmas to veterans

Riders from multiple chapters deliver holiday cheer, stockings to residents of VA community living center, dorm.

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Christmas greetings from FODPAL

President Jim Grosset sends message to membership.

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Indiana post gives Christmas to 16 military families

Indiana post gives Christmas to 16 military families

Post 145 in Avon provided nearly 200 presents, a lunch and more to Indiana National Guard families.

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A Christmas message from Kaiserslautern Post GR01

Visit post website to see pictures of holiday activities.

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Work resumes on Aurora VA hospital

Work resumes on Aurora VA hospital

VA does the right thing, but only after legal action halted construction on one of its new hospitals.

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Legion to conduct Veterans Benefits Center in Tampa

The American Legion will conduct a town hall meeting and operate a Veterans Benefits Center for veterans and family members on Jan. 12-15.

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Suicide prevention legislation now law

Suicide prevention legislation now law

Jacob Sexton Military Suicide Prevention Act requires all members of the U.S. military to receive annual mental health assessments beginning in 2015.

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Post 24 collaborates with VSOs, hosts open house

Post 24 collaborates with VSOs, hosts open house

Members of well-known veterans service organizations met at Legion Post 24 in Alexandria, Va., on Dec. 19, to meet, greet and form alliances.

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2015 Legion World Series pairings announced

2015 Legion World Series pairings announced

A blind drawing was conducted to identify the World Series division pairings and game times.

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Troop and Family Support Center launches

Troop and Family Support Center launches

New American Legion hub provides wealth of resources for transitioning troops and their families.

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Beijing's Buildup - and America's Answer

Beijing's Buildup - and America's Answer

As the rest of the world slashes defense budgets, China is moving in the opposite direction.

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Membership drive at Chievres Jan. 3

Help welcome, needed.

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Jersey post sends Coast Guardsmen home for holidays

Jersey post sends Coast Guardsmen home for holidays

Post 331 in Stone Harbor raises funds to send two Coast Guardsmen from Training Center Cape May home to spend holidays with their families

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Kiosk supports commander's 4x4 goal

Kiosk supports commander's 4x4 goal

The Legion Family branded kiosk will help raise $4 million and increase membership to four million.

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Legion Family caravan boosts membership

Legion Family caravan boosts membership

Department of Illinois' Legion family caravan travels to 19 posts in nine days to collect membership cards.

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New Legion item honors women veterans

New Legion item honors women veterans

“Women Proudly Served” dog tag tack now available through Emblem Sales.

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Legion family big part of Wreaths Across America Day

Legion family big part of Wreaths Across America Day

On Dec. 13, Americans across the country placed wreaths on graves of fallen veterans during Wreaths Across America Day. The event commemorated the selfless service of troops from all generations.

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VA construction delays in Colorado must end

VA construction delays in Colorado must end

A breach-of-contract ruling against VA has brought the hospital project to a standstill

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Road dates added for Oak Ridge Boys

Road dates added for Oak Ridge Boys

Legion Family members encouraged to attend, show support.

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Veterans center saves lives, Baltimore Legion post

Veterans center saves lives, Baltimore Legion post

A Maryland vet center saves lives on a daily basis. But homeless veterans aren't the only ones finding a new life at the center. Chesapeake Post 127 moved to the center recently and has been thriving ever since.

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Commander to award fundraising pin

Commander to award fundraising pin

National Commander Mike Helm's "Stay On Course" fundraising pin will be awarded to individuals and posts, units, squadrons and chapters.

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National Guard muster provides Legion awareness

National Guard muster provides Legion awareness

The Department of Arizona American Legion family let the Army and airmen know the support the Legion can provide for them and their families.

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Promotion raises $31k for Operation Comfort Warriors

Promotion raises $31k for Operation Comfort Warriors

Dr. Pepper Snapple Group raises $31,626 for OCW during summer promotion in Iowa.

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