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A storybook of comfort and hope

A storybook of comfort and hope

TAPS is bringing comfort to military children who have lost a parent through its book "Klinger: A Story of Honor and Hope."

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Recognize youth in 2012

Recognize youth in 2012

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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School Award Medal Program for youth

School Award Medal Program for youth

American Legion posts are encouraged to recognize boys and girls who demonstrate quality character and good citizenship.

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Legion youth alumni site

Legion youth alumni site

The new American Legion Youth Programs Alumni Association enables current and former program participants to communicate.

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Inspiring youth to make the right choice

Inspiring youth to make the right choice

With his program Champion of Choices, former World Championship Wrestler Marc Mero empowers youth to make meaningful life choices and to pursue their passions.

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Conference attendees left with an agenda

Conference attendees left with an agenda

Legion family members who attended the fifth annual Children & Youth Conference walked away with instructions on how to better support our nation's youth.

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Children & Youth Conference begins Friday

Children & Youth Conference begins Friday

The American Legion's fifth annual Children & Youth Conference takes place Sept. 16-18 in Indianapolis.

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Legion youth programs kick off the summer

Legion youth programs kick off the summer

Three American Legion youth programs will soon get under way: Boys Nation, Shooting Sports and baseball World Series.

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SAL donates $110,000 to the CWF

SAL donates $110,000 to the CWF

The Sons of the American Legion donated the generous sum to the Child Welfare Foundation during the Legion’s recent Spring Meetings.

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Legion presents $46,500 CWF grant to COTA

Legion presents $46,500 CWF grant to COTA

The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation presented COTA the grant check during its 25th anniversary celebration last week.

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Support children and youth month

Support children and youth month

Legionnaires can support The American Legion’s 'April Is Children & Youth Month' by raising funds to benefit their local Children’s Miracle Network hospital.

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Contest keeps veterans' stories alive

Contest keeps veterans' stories alive

 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.

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Theater gives military youth a voice

Theater gives military youth a voice

In support of Operation: Military Kids, Kansas State University created an interactive theater program for military youth to express their feelings about deployment.

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American Education Week, Nov. 14-20

American Education Week, Nov. 14-20

The National Education Association’s 89th American Education Week is approaching, and The American Legion encourages posts to get involved in the celebration.

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Child Welfare Foundation awards $666,670

Child Welfare Foundation awards $666,670

The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation recently awarded funds to 21 non-profit organizations.

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Having been there

D-Day veteran and acclaimed filmmaker on a mission to teach students the value of freedom and its cost.

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National Americanism Conference begins Friday

National Americanism Conference begins Friday

The American Legion National Americanism Conference gets under way Sept. 24 in Indianapolis.

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Looking out for America's future

Looking out for America's future

With a strong dedication to supporting our nation's youth, The American Legion National Children & Youth Conference gets under way Friday in Indianapolis.

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Supporting the Special Olympics mission

Supporting the Special Olympics mission

As the 2010 Special Olympics get under way worldwide, The American Legion reflects on its long, successful relationship with the renown program.

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NASC delegates learn about the Legion

NASC delegates learn about the Legion

On June 27 in Indianapolis, nearly 1,000 student council members were educated on The American Legion's multiple youth programs.

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Legion to host 1,100 NASC delegates

Legion to host 1,100 NASC delegates

Students coming to Indianapolis for the National Association of Student Councils National Convention will visit The American Legion Mall June 27.

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A deployment through a child's eye

A deployment through a child's eye

Legion's Policy Coordinating and Action Group briefed on a study that examined how military deployments affect the children left behind.

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Protect youth from online offenders

Protect youth from online offenders

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.

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Children's Home needs your help

Children's Home needs your help

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.

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Make NOYS in May

Make NOYS in May

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.

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Ohio choir evokes happiness

Ohio choir evokes happiness

For 39 years, the Austintown Fitch Concert Choir has brought hope and happiness to veterans in VA hospitals.

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April is Children and Youth Month

April is Children and Youth Month

Legionnaires can support children and youth by raising funds to benefit their local Children's Miracle Network hospital.

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15-year-old shares life as a military child

15-year-old shares life as a military child

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.

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COTA named newest partner

COTA named newest partner

Legion passes resolution to formalize relationship.

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