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The Legion’s School Award Medal Program honors youth who exemplify the ideals of Americanism; Department of Maryland awarded most medals in 2011.
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American Legion posts are encouraged to recognize boys and girls who demonstrate quality character and good citizenship.
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The new American Legion Youth Programs Alumni Association enables current and former program participants to communicate.
With his program Champion of Choices, former World Championship Wrestler Marc Mero empowers youth to make meaningful life choices and to pursue their passions.
Legion family members who attended the fifth annual Children & Youth Conference walked away with instructions on how to better support our nation's youth.
The American Legion's fifth annual Children & Youth Conference takes place Sept. 16-18 in Indianapolis.
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Three American Legion youth programs will soon get under way: Boys Nation, Shooting Sports and baseball World Series.
The Sons of the American Legion donated the generous sum to the Child Welfare Foundation during the Legion’s recent Spring Meetings.
The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation presented COTA the grant check during its 25th anniversary celebration last week.
Legionnaires can support The American Legion’s 'April Is Children & Youth Month' by raising funds to benefit their local Children’s Miracle Network hospital.
iHistory Project's YouTube contest gives today's youth an opportunity to hear and share first-hand accounts of history from World War II veterans.
In support of Operation: Military Kids, Kansas State University created an interactive theater program for military youth to express their feelings about deployment.
The National Education Association’s 89th American Education Week is approaching, and The American Legion encourages posts to get involved in the celebration.
The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation recently awarded funds to 21 non-profit organizations.
D-Day veteran and acclaimed filmmaker on a mission to teach students the value of freedom and its cost.
The American Legion National Americanism Conference gets under way Sept. 24 in Indianapolis.
With a strong dedication to supporting our nation's youth, The American Legion National Children & Youth Conference gets under way Friday in Indianapolis.
As the 2010 Special Olympics get under way worldwide, The American Legion reflects on its long, successful relationship with the renown program.
On June 27 in Indianapolis, nearly 1,000 student council members were educated on The American Legion's multiple youth programs.
Students coming to Indianapolis for the National Association of Student Councils National Convention will visit The American Legion Mall June 27.
Legion's Policy Coordinating and Action Group briefed on a study that examined how military deployments affect the children left behind.
Online social networking sites are popular with today's youth, and even more so with sex offenders. But there are ways parents can keep children safe.
A federal Medicaid rule prohibits more than 16 kids living in an orphanage that receives government funding. Help The American Legion Children's Home and its 62 residents by contacting members of Congress.
The National Organization for Youth Safety urges teenagers to stop talking and texting on cell phones while driving with its National Youth Traffic Safety Month.
For 39 years, the Austintown Fitch Concert Choir has brought hope and happiness to veterans in VA hospitals.
Legionnaires can support children and youth by raising funds to benefit their local Children's Miracle Network hospital.
Marcus Guerra Jr. is a military child whose father might deploy soon. The situation hasn’t scared him. He has used it as an opportunity to help other youth who share his situation.
Legion passes resolution to formalize relationship.
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