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Illinois posts continue tradition of opening doors to Navy recruits on Thanksgiving.
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Through Operation Comfort Warriors, Legion-sponsored retreats allow warriors recovering at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center to decompress.
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Program at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport warmly welcomes hundreds of troops coming home for R&R every day.
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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The sale and production of the 2011 United States Army Commemorative Coins will cease on Dec. 16.
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.
Organizers of Indiana event to honor military families deliver $11,000 for American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund.
Rules in place for sending holiday cards, packages to deployed, overseas military personnel.
Event hopes to get 1 million signatures pledging support for the military by Memorial Day.
The American Legion wants servicemembers to be paid if Congress fails to raise the national debt ceiling
An accounting and consulting firm headquartered in Virginia treats wounded warriors to a Washington Nationals ball game in first-class style.
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.
Every day in The American Legion, those who once served are supporting those who currently serve.
Heroes to Hometowns, Operation Comfort Warriors, Temporary Financial Assistance and the Family Support Network benefit servicemembers and their families.
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.
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.
Indiana event honoring the families of those serving in the U.S. Armed Forces will feature dignitaries, booths, entertainment and activities for children.
Sixth Annual Blue Star Salute draws thousands to Stout Field for an afternoon of activities and recognition.
Past National Commander David K. Rehbein discusses the Recovering Warrior Task Force’s 4-year mission.
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.
More than 30 screenings are taking place at the Fifth Annual GI Film Festival in Washington, D.C.
Legion volunteers assist in Arlington for a tribute to the OEF/OIF heroes who have died caring for their comrades.
National commander: That a government shutdown could cause U.S. servicemembers to go without pay is unacceptable
More than 130 enlistees take the oath of enlistment during the Department of Colorado’s mid-winter conference.
Through music, jokes and more, Michael Peterson brought smiles to troops as they spent the 2010 holiday season away from home.
High-level Pentagon advisor praises Legion’s troop-support efforts during meeting with organization staff, volunteers.
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National commander calls upon all U.S. financial institutions that handle mortgages for military families to vet their compliance with Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.