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Legion, CSAH deliver 2,000 checks

Legion, CSAH deliver 2,000 checks

The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes and The American Legion are giving $120,000 in Thanksgiving checks to 2,000 wounded veterans and servicemembers.

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Sale of 2011 Army coins to end

Sale of 2011 Army coins to end

The sale and production of the 2011 United States Army Commemorative Coins will cease on Dec. 16.

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Blue Star Banner shows appreciation

Blue Star Banner shows appreciation

Banner displayed in homes of families with loved on serving in military; posts, districts or departments can conduct their own Blue Star Banner programs in their community.

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Blue Star Salute: 'A real passion'

Blue Star Salute: 'A real passion'

Organizers of Indiana event to honor military families deliver $11,000 for American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund.

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Guidelines set for mailing servicemembers

Guidelines set for mailing servicemembers

Rules in place for sending holiday cards, packages to deployed, overseas military personnel.

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Code of Support relay set for Sept. 3

Code of Support relay set for Sept. 3

Event hopes to get 1 million signatures pledging support for the military by Memorial Day.

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R2R cyclists pedal to National Convention

R2R cyclists pedal to National Convention

Legion conventioneers in Minneapolis will welcome 200 cyclists "home" this Saturday as they complete the five-day Ride 2 Recovery Great Lakes Challenge for wounded warriors.

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Wounded warriors get VIP treatment

Wounded warriors get VIP treatment

An accounting and consulting firm headquartered in Virginia treats wounded warriors to a Washington Nationals ball game in first-class style.

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Troop pay can't be sacrificed in debt crisis

Troop pay can't be sacrificed in debt crisis

The American Legion wants servicemembers to be paid if Congress fails to raise the national debt ceiling

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The Common Bond: Part 4

The Common Bond: Part 4

It takes a grass-roots effort for any Legion program to work, and that is never more evident than when it comes to troop support.

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The Common Bond: Part 3

The Common Bond: Part 3

The National Emergency Fund can aid Legionnaires currently serving in the military, while the Legacy Fund benefits the children of servicemembers killed since 9/11.

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The Common Bond: Part 2

The Common Bond: Part 2

Heroes to Hometowns, Operation Comfort Warriors, Temporary Financial Assistance and the Family Support Network benefit servicemembers and their families.

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The Common Bond: Part 1

The Common Bond: Part 1

Every day in The American Legion, those who once served are supporting those who currently serve.

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The Common Bond

Every day in The American Legion, those who once served are supporting those who currently serve.

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Military families honored in Indiana

Military families honored in Indiana

Sixth Annual Blue Star Salute draws thousands to Stout Field for an afternoon of activities and recognition.

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Military families honored in Indiana

Sixth Annual Blue Star Salute draws thousands to Stout Field for an afternoon of activities and recognition.

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Sixth annual Blue Star Salute this Saturday

Sixth annual Blue Star Salute this Saturday

Indiana event honoring the families of those serving in the U.S. Armed Forces will feature dignitaries, booths, entertainment and activities for children.

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'American Heroes' to air Memorial Day

'American Heroes' to air Memorial Day

Legion teams up with Military Channel to air vignettes honoring those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan during TV coverage of National Memorial Day Parade.

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Bringing a veteran's perspective to the table

Bringing a veteran's perspective to the table

Past National Commander David K. Rehbein discusses the Recovering Warrior Task Force’s 4-year mission.

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Films with meaning

Films with meaning

More than 30 screenings are taking place at the Fifth Annual GI Film Festival in Washington, D.C.

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Six Seconds to Live

When others ran, two young Marines went out fighting. Others like them stand watch for America every day.

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Unexpected Friends

Gold Star Mothers reach out to the women of Iraq.

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Budget debate shouldn’t affect troops’ pay

Budget debate shouldn’t affect troops’ pay

National commander: That a government shutdown could cause U.S. servicemembers to go without pay is unacceptable

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A tribute to fallen military medical personnel

A tribute to fallen military medical personnel

Legion volunteers assist in Arlington for a tribute to the OEF/OIF heroes who have died caring for their comrades.

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'If the World Falls Apart'

For his actions in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley, Army Staff Sgt. Sal Giunta
is the first living person since Vietnam to receive the Medal of Honor.

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Colorado hosts enlistment ceremony

Colorado hosts enlistment ceremony

More than 130 enlistees take the oath of enlistment during the Department of Colorado’s mid-winter conference.

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Legion lauds White House families focus

Legion lauds White House families focus

Several government partnerships are designed to expand capacity and quality of military family services.

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Legion: Review military lending practices

Legion: Review military lending practices

National commander calls upon all U.S. financial institutions that handle mortgages for military families to vet their compliance with Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.

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'Call your local American Legion post'

'Call your local American Legion post'

High-level Pentagon advisor praises Legion’s troop-support efforts during meeting with organization staff, volunteers.

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Bringing joy to troops over the holidays

Bringing joy to troops over the holidays

Through music, jokes and more, Michael Peterson brought smiles to troops as they spent the 2010 holiday season away from home.

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