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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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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.
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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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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.
Several government partnerships are designed to expand capacity and quality of military family services.
Football fans raise funds to buy Internet service for Guardsmen in Afghanistan.
If your post has a nearby military unit that it works with regularly, sponsoring events and activities for the unit, The American Legion wants to know. Contact us.
160 veterans receive $500 checks through Legion from Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes.
For the fourth time in 2010, Michael Peterson will be in Iraq visiting troops. But before leaving, Peterson sent The American Legion family a special holiday greeting.
The American Legion and a Christian church shipped 57 bears to children of deployed troops.
In recognition of Veterans Day, the Washington Redskins will hold a health screening and education session at FedExField for veterans and active military on Nov. 13.
The Legion has donated 10 GPS devices to Walter Reed and the National Naval Medical Center to be used by families who are visiting patients there.
The American Legion distributed $60 gift checks to 2,000 wounded warriors, thanks to Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes ample generosity.
Road to Recovery at Walt Disney World will host many veterans severely wounded in Iraq, Afghanistan.
The patriotic music group rolled into Indianapolis on Tuesday and made American Legion National Headquarters their first stop.
In celebration of Veterans Day, Budweiser is joining the USO, Veterans of Foreign Wars and The American Legion to host veterans at NFL, NBA and NHL games from Oct. 31 to Nov. 15.