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Dellinger goes to Capitol Hill

Dellinger goes to Capitol Hill

American Legion national commander met with several lawmakers during Washington Conference.

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Commander to Congress: Prepare for huge wave of veterans

Commander to Congress: Prepare for huge wave of veterans

In Congressional testimony, National Commander Dellinger warns of coming challenges to delivery of veterans health care and benefits.

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Graham praises Legion for role in COLA cuts battle

Graham praises Legion for role in COLA cuts battle

South Carolina senator tells Washington Conference attendees that without the Legion, COLA cuts wouldn’t have been repealed.

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Miller, Legion share many views on veterans

Miller, Legion share many views on veterans

The chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs pledges his support for many Legion policies regarding the nation's veterans.

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Waging war against war monuments

Waging war against war monuments

Humanist groups and other critics claim that war monuments with Christian symbols violate the Constitution’s Establishment Clause.

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Experts weigh in on veterans homelessness

Experts weigh in on veterans homelessness

Legion's Homeless Veterans Roundtable discusses progress made and challenges remaining.

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Dellinger: Time is now to share concerns with Congress

Dellinger: Time is now to share concerns with Congress

National commander calls on Legionnaires to speak out on behalf of nation's veterans, military during visits on Capitol Hill this week.

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Student veterans: An investment paying off

Student veterans: An investment paying off

Student Veterans of America Million Records Project shows that users of the GI Bill are graduating at a rate similar to traditional college students.

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Women entrepreneurs flock to Washington Conference

Women entrepreneurs flock to Washington Conference

Legion-sponsored two-day business workshop, For HEROES, proves 'extremely valuable.'

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McKeon: Smaller defense budget not just a U.S. problem

McKeon: Smaller defense budget not just a U.S. problem

Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee tells Legion that a smaller U.S. military will have a worldwide effect.

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A crash course in business ownership

A crash course in business ownership

Legion For HEROES workshop brings together entrepreneurial experts to offer women veterans keen insight into starting, sustaining their own businesses.

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Legion offers up potential 'life-changing' day

Legion offers up potential 'life-changing' day

Legion, RecruitMilitary bring dozens of potential employers face to face with veterans, military in the nation's capital.

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'Atomic troops' are eligible for benefits

'Atomic troops' are eligible for benefits

Servicemembers who participated in above-ground atomic testing and suffer from illnesses can apply for compensation

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Citibank conducts résumé workshop for vets

Citibank conducts résumé workshop for vets

Financial giant shares employment tips with job-seeking veterans.

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Washington Conference kicks off next week

Washington Conference kicks off next week

Legionnaires will have the chance to advocate for veterans on Capitol Hill.

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Citigroup focused on veteran employment

Citigroup focused on veteran employment

Veterans, servicemembers invited to attend free Resume Writing Workshop and career fair in Washington on Thursday.

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Business Task Force set to convene

Business Task Force set to convene

Group of veteran business owners which advises the Legion will meet at Washington Conference, set advocacy priorities for 2014.

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Legion to hold DSO School in Washington

The three-day program will help American Legion service officers file benefits claims and provide other services to veterans.

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Legionnaires heading to Washington

Legionnaires heading to Washington

National commander to testify before Congress during American Legion’s annual Washington Conference, March 23-26.

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Fairness to Veterans Act bill to be reintroduced

Fairness to Veterans Act bill to be reintroduced

Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick will reintroduce the bill that ensures veterans receive the same contracting preferences as every other group.

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Developing a battery of options

Developing a battery of options

A reliable and effective long-distance, field-to-command base communications network is vital to today’s smaller, high-tech Army.

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Bob Woodruff receives National PR Award

Bob Woodruff receives National PR Award

Legion’s highest public relations award goes to TV correspondent, wounded by roadside bomb in 2006, who fostered a commitment to troops with similar injuries.

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Veterans weigh in on 'Emperor'

Veterans weigh in on 'Emperor'

Panel discussion at Legion’s Washington Conference follows sneak preview of film that examines U.S. response to Hirohito’s role in World War II.

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Duckworth rallies Legionnaires in Washington

Duckworth rallies Legionnaires in Washington

Army combat veteran and congressional representative calls The American Legion “'an amazing organization.'

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Miller focuses on backlog, mental health

Miller focuses on backlog, mental health

Chairman of House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs says party politics can’t stand in way of VA’s top priorities: the backlog and mental health.

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Shinseki: Vets ready to ‘rebuild the middle class’

Shinseki: Vets ready to ‘rebuild the middle class’

VA secretary wants Legion to encourage student veterans nationwide to graduate.

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Has this man conquered Gulf War Syndrome?

Has this man conquered Gulf War Syndrome?

An Army major’s personal quest for wellness may have unraveled the mysteries of one of the western world’s most baffling diseases.

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Fully developed claims: Backlog game-changer?

VA says Legion can help reduce the disability claims backlog by submitting more FDCs.

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VETS chief pledges fight against joblessness

VETS chief pledges fight against joblessness

Assistant Labor secretary Keith Kelly vows to prepare, provide for and protect job-seeking veterans.

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Progress on employment front, but work remains

Progress on employment front, but work remains

Executive director of Joining Forces highlights strides made in hiring veterans; DoD deputy assistant secretary warns of sequestrations effects.

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