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Reinforcing 'the goodness in people'

Reinforcing 'the goodness in people'

Team Depot, Rebuilding Together team up to provide much-needed renovations to St. Louis Legionnaire's home.

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Nation's capital, Legionnaires observe Veterans Day

Nation's capital, Legionnaires observe Veterans Day

On Nov. 11, the nation paused to honor its veterans. Like many other U.S. cities, Washington, D.C. was home to several events and festivites commemorating the sacrifce of past and present generations.

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Celebrities light up D.C. during Concert for Valor

Celebrities light up D.C. during Concert for Valor

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered on National Mall for unique event to honor courage and sacrifice of America's troops.

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San Diego honors its veterans

San Diego honors its veterans

American Legion delegation marches, receives gratitude from onlookers and reconnects with fellow veterans during patriotic event.

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Being there: A Veterans Day message

Being there: A Veterans Day message

A combat veteran's perspective on the ties that bind all who served in times of war.

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Take advantage of Veterans Day offers

Take advantage of Veterans Day offers

Restaurants, businesses across the country offering free or reduced prices around Veterans Day.

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Legionnaires prepare to honor Veterans Day

Legionnaires prepare to honor Veterans Day

Legion leadership, individual Legionnaires and posts to take part in observances and celebrations nationwide.

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NYC parade beckons Legionnaires to march

NYC parade beckons Legionnaires to march

The nation's largest Veterans Day parade welcomes Legion members and families to support former and current servicemembers by joining others in 1.3-mile march.

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Legion club to host on-air tribute to veterans

Legion club to host on-air tribute to veterans

Members of The American Legion Amateur Radio Club (TALARC) will operate on short-wave radio from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m., using the Federal Communications Commission specially-issued radio call sign – W9L

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Military movie collection available for screenings

Military movie collection available for screenings

“Best of the GI Film Festival” films and select military movies available in time for Veterans Day events.

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New York City parade salutes veterans

New York City parade salutes veterans

America’s Parade on Veterans Day featured Legion members marching together as a family for the first time.

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Women Vietnam veterans honored at The Wall

Women Vietnam veterans honored at The Wall

20th anniversary of the Vietnam Women's Memorial – and unusually pleasant weather – draws large Veterans Day crowd in Washington.

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America’s veterans honored at Arlington

America’s veterans honored at Arlington

President Obama speaks at Veterans Day ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery, where he introduced the audience to one very special veteran.

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Legionnaires pack Post 43 for telethon

Legionnaires pack Post 43 for telethon

Homeward Bound event raises funds to help veterans with post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injuries.

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Veterans Day in the nation’s capital

Veterans Day in the nation’s capital

National Vice Commander Robert Newman will represent the Legion on Veterans Day in Washington, D.C.

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View Veterans Day Parade on TV

View Veterans Day Parade on TV

Ten major markets will broadcast the New York City event; Legionnaires still welcome to march.

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‘What Veterans Day stands for’

‘What Veterans Day stands for’

For 10 years, with Legion support, California schoolchildren have dedicated a day to honor those who served.

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Chinatown post upholds 50-year tradition

Chinatown post upholds 50-year tradition

Legion family members from Kimlau Chinese Memorial Post 1291 in New York City march in its annual Veterans Day parade.

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Doolittle Raiders hold final toast

Doolittle Raiders hold final toast

Three of four surviving Doolittle Raiders perform final toasting ceremony for their fallen comrades.

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200,000 tribute cards honor Veterans Day

200,000 tribute cards honor Veterans Day

Students from eight schools in Colorado participate in Saluting America program by thanking veterans and active-duty military for their service, sacrifices.

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Veterans Day discounts

Veterans Day discounts

Businesses are offering free or reduced goods and services to servicemembers, veterans and family members.

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Download Veterans Day speech, ad slicks

Download Veterans Day speech, ad slicks

American Legion Veterans Day web page is a clearinghouse for PR materials, news, links and more.

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‘Never in my wildest dreams’

‘Never in my wildest dreams’

The American Legion Magazine recently spoke with retired Gen. Ann Dunwoody, the U.S. military’s first female four-star general.

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Legion Family to have strong presence in NYC

Legion Family to have strong presence in NYC

Hundreds of Legion Family members expected to participate in America’s Parade on Veterans Day in New York City.

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March in nation’s largest Veterans Day event

March in nation’s largest Veterans Day event

Members of Legion Family invited to march in Legion Veterans Day Parade contingent in New York City on Nov. 11.

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Obama: Jobs for vets are top priority

Obama: Jobs for vets are top priority

Obama touches on veterans employment during Veterans Day ceremony attended by American Legion National Commander James Koutz at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Indy mayor calls on older vets to reach out

Indy mayor calls on older vets to reach out

Today’s generation, he tells crowd at Veterans Day service, has not yet felt the full effect of 10 continuous years of war fighting.

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Every day is Veterans Day

Every day is Veterans Day

We must always be grateful for the dedication and accomplishments of the men and women among us who've worn the uniform of our country.

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National parks waive entrance fees

National parks waive entrance fees

For Veterans Day weekend, 398 national parks are honoring veterans and servicemembers with free admission.

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Veterans Day commemorated this weekend

Veterans Day commemorated this weekend

Legion leaders to participate in ceremonies in New York, Washington; Legion.org landing page to be dedicated to national holiday.

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