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Road to Recovery at Walt Disney World will host many veterans severely wounded in Iraq, Afghanistan.
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After a decades-long campaign by The American Legion, Senate clears legislation that will grant state veterans home care privileges to all Gold Star parents.
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Annual Indiana-based event honoring military families looks to continue growing now with 501c3 nonprofit designation.
Web site highlights various organizations that support U.S. servicemembers.
On-base offices give Legion staff opportunity to help troops through the medical discharge and disability evaluation process or ‘whatever a servicemember needs.'
One of the nation's biggest tributes to military families to feature Legion Riders convoy, music by Michael Peterson, sky-diving and cheerleaders.
More than 150 Blue Star Banners are presented during Fifth Annual Indiana Blue Star Salute.
Following Memorial Day commemoration among troops stationed in the Balkans, Hill and Navarreté to lay wreaths in honor of D-Day’s 66th anniversary.
American Legion Post 2001 and New York City open their arms and hearts to thousands of Navy, Marine and Coast Guard personnel during annual Fleet Week.
American Legion New Media Manager Mark Seavey will be blogging from the games at the Burn Pit.
Legion blogger Mark Seavey follows the competition and talks with the father of one of the competitors. Both are Legionnaires.
Central Indiana youth come together to raise funds for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship fund.
Post 129 in Jacksonville Beach signs Community Covenant with local mayors, veterans groups.
Washington Conference panel urges local communities to help returning servicemembers connect the dots at home.
Fed up with the way the military was being portrayed in Hollywood, Brandon Millett and Laura Law-Millett did something about it.
The money awarded will help cover college costs for children of military personnel killed on or after 9/11.
Legion post gives wings to effort that has raised thousands of dollars for VA and DoD hospitals.
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With 30,000 servicemembers set to deploy to Afghanistan, more GPS units with Middle East information are needed.
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Brendan Marrocco's father has established the Brendan Marrocco Road to Recovery Trust to raise money to cover Brendan's housing needs when the severely injured soldier is discharged from Walter Reed.
The Easter Phone Call
Soldier Brendan Marrocco had just one wish after a bomb destroyed both of his legs and both of his arms: to stand and salute his unit after its return from deployment. See how he did it.
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Legacy fund spokesman Michael Peterson is entertaining troops in Iraq during the holidays.
More items through the Legion's COP Keating relief effort have made their way to the soldiers' hands.
An e-mail from Bravo Troop 3-61's sergeant first class tells what the COP Keating effort meant to the soldiers.
The first batch of comfort items purchased through The American Legion's COP Keating Relief Fund reached their intended recipients on Friday.
Care packages are a welcome treat for deployed servicemembers, especially when they are away from home during the holidays. Here are a few tips.
Linda Wieck's Camo Quilt Project started in April 2006 when she made her son-in-law a quilt before he left for Iraq. To date, the volunteer project has sent 2,175 quilts to servicemembers headed overseas.
Severly injured, Army Spc. Brendan Marrocco's goal was to walk by the time his unit returned home. Beating unimaginable odds, he accomplished much more.
Kiltonic Post 72 in Southington, Conn., has teamed with Computer Science Corp. to donate 44 laptops to servicemembers deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.
Last month, The American Legion took part in a Joint Interagency Strategic Working Group, which was organized by DoD’s Transition Assistance Program.