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Commander to Congress: We face ‘historic opportunities’

Commander to Congress: We face ‘historic opportunities’

Helm emphasizes transition assistance, better treatment for PTSD and TBI in hearing before House and Senate committees.

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See video of national commander’s testimony

See video of national commander’s testimony

National Commander Michael Helm testified Feb. 25 before a joint session of congressional Veterans Affairs' Committees.

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Miller praises Legion for taking on VA scandal

Miller praises Legion for taking on VA scandal

Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Legion efforts paved way for some of most significant changes to Department of Veterans Affairs in history.

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Recounting the history of veterans benefits

The wars and conflicts change, but the themes stay the same.

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Helm: Congress needs to act, not just listen

Helm: Congress needs to act, not just listen

National commander tells Legion family members, 'You are the reminder Congress needs to what's right for veterans.'

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Senate VA leaders lay out goals, hopes to Legion

Senate VA leaders lay out goals, hopes to Legion

Senate Veterans Affairs Committee chairman, Ranking Member address Legion during Washington Conference.

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Michaud receives Distinguished Public Service Award

Michaud receives Distinguished Public Service Award

Former U.S. representative praised by national commander for putting veterans first during VA crisis.

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NSC convenes during Washington Conference

NSC convenes during Washington Conference

During the Washinton Conference, Legion's National Security Commission met and recieved briefings regarding key issues and efforts.

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Army rep: Better access equals better relationships

Army rep: Better access equals better relationships

Legion briefed on recent Department of Defense directives calling for greater access to military installations for service organizations.

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Legion hears about individualized TBI/PTSD treatments

Legion hears about individualized TBI/PTSD treatments

Dr. Ronald Poropatich shared that treatment for TBI/PTSD is not a one size fits all.

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Women veterans the focus during Legion summit

Women veterans the focus during Legion summit

Employment opportunities, emotional and physical wellness topics in panel discussions during Legion's Employment and Empowerment Summit.

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Making the transition a bit easier

Making the transition a bit easier

Legion's economic summit brings job seekers face to face with potential employers, career coaches.

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Much more than a dinner

Much more than a dinner

Operation Comfort Warriors-sponsored event for Walter Reed patients provides fellowship, healing for wounded and ill servicemembers.

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Corporate reps offer advice to job-seeking veterans

Corporate reps offer advice to job-seeking veterans

Panelists from several major corporations shared their insights on veterans and the job market during the Legion's Employment & Empowerment Summit.

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Washington Conference set for next week

Washington Conference set for next week

Legionnaires will converge on Capitol Hill to advocate on behalf of America’s veterans.

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Credentialing summit aims to create ‘ripple effect’

Credentialing summit aims to create ‘ripple effect’

The American Legion’s National Credentialing Summit aims to influence key decision-makers nationwide on hiring veterans for jobs they are qualified for.

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VA entrepreneur event set for Washington Conference

VA entrepreneur event set for Washington Conference

Department to offer guidance to veteran business owners and entrepreneurs at the Legion's Small Business Workshop.

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Registration open for D.C. employment workshops, career fair

Registration open for D.C. employment workshops, career fair

The American Legion’s Veterans Employment & Education Division is hosting a series of free events tailored to assist veterans and spouses pursuing employment in the civilian sector.

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Legion conducting small-biz workshop

Legion conducting small-biz workshop

Workshop will take place during Washington Conference and is specifically designed for servicemembers, veterans and spouses who own their own businesses or are thinking about starting one.

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Hiring fair, résumé-writing workshop set for D.C.

Hiring fair, résumé-writing workshop set for D.C.

Legion teaming up with Hiring Our Heroes, Easter Seals to conduct employment events during Washington Conference.

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Legion to host National Credentialing Summit

Legion to host National Credentialing Summit

Stakeholders in the job-credentialing issue will converge in Washington next month for a two-day summit

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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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