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Federal jobs offered just for vets

Federal jobs offered just for vets

As part of an effort to hire more veterans at the federal level, the Office of Personnel Management is conducting a special hiring event for veterans.

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Legacy Run kick starts Sunday

Legacy Run kick starts Sunday

301 American Legion Riders will leave Indianapolis with a singular goal: raising $450,000 for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund.

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DHS plans job event at national convention

DHS plans job event at national convention

The Department of Homeland Security will conduct a hiring event for its Customs and Border Protection agency at the Legion's 92nd National Convention.

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Legacy Scholarship recipient heads to Tokyo

Legacy Scholarship recipient heads to Tokyo

As Legion Riders prepare for the Legacy Run beginning Aug. 22, an American Legion Legacy Scholarship recipient shares his appreciation for the award.

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Oklahoma 'Outlaws' win World Series

Oklahoma 'Outlaws' win World Series

Midwest City, Okla., swept a doubleheader from Eden Prairie, Minn., to claim The American Legion World Series in Spokane, Wash.

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Johnson signs Community Covenant

Johnson signs Community Covenant

Prior to 26th-place finish is Weis Markets 125 ARCA race, Freedom Car driver takes part in ceremony displaying support for servicemembers and their families.

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Series webcast audience soars

Series webcast audience soars

Nearly 100,000 unique visitors tune in for over 2.8 million minutes of American Legion Baseball World Series, streamed live from Spokane, Wash.

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World Series: It's Minnesota, Oklahoma

World Series: It's Minnesota, Oklahoma

Eden Prairie, Minn., and Midwest City, Okla., are in The American Legion World Series championship game. Watch it live today, beginning at 7 p.m. EST, at www.legion.org/baseball.

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Focus: Resolutions, council reports

Focus: Resolutions, council reports

Communication the key between National Legislative Council, commission members and national staff.

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World Series Day 3: Tough defense wins out

World Series Day 3: Tough defense wins out

Sunday's three American Legion Baseball World Series games had a commonality: tough defense. Watch today's game live, beginning at 7 p.m. EST, at www.legion.org/baseball.

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World Series Day 2: Home runs all around

World Series Day 2: Home runs all around

Day 3 of The American Legion Baseball World Series begins today at 4 p.m. (EST). Visit www.legion.org/baseball to watch them live.

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V-J Day turns 65 today

V-J Day turns 65 today

Events planned across the country to mark date of war's end.

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World Series scores its first four wins

World Series scores its first four wins

The American Legion Baseball World Series heads into its second round of games today. Watch the eight teams live starting at 1 p.m. EST by visiting www.legion.org/baseball.

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Legacy Run Group assignments now posted

Legacy Run Group assignments now posted

Ride that raises money for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund gets underway Aug. 22.

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World Series festivities kick off

World Series festivities kick off

Tune in to www.legion.org/live now to watch the first four games of The American Legion World Series live.

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Legion: Gettysburg casino is a disgrace

Legion: Gettysburg casino is a disgrace

National Commander Clarence E. Hill called a plan to build a casino a half mile from Gettysburg battle site a national disgrace; Legion executive director to appear on Fox News this morning to discuss the issue.

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Veterans' preference: A guide to using it

Veterans' preference: A guide to using it

Veterans are entitled to preference when applying for federal jobs, but many job-seekers find the process confusing.

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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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Field set for Legion World Series

Field set for Legion World Series

Eight teams advance to Spokane, Wash., site of 2010 American Legion World Series that begins Friday.

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RecruitMilitary event report, Nashville

RecruitMilitary event report, Nashville

The Nashville event was the 46th RecruitMilitary Opportunity Expo of 74 scheduled in 2010 in 37 cities.

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Jerick Johnson talks Legion Racing

Jerick Johnson talks Legion Racing

No. 76 American Legion/David Law Firm Freedom Car driver discusses this season, Legion Racing program.

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Air rifle championship crowns two shooters

Air rifle championship crowns two shooters

During the Legion's Air Rifle Championship, Catherine Green from Rhode Island won the precision category, and Hannah Black from Virginia won the sporter.

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16 air rifle shooters advance to finals

16 air rifle shooters advance to finals

Tune in today from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. (MDT) to watch The American Legion's Air Rifle National Championship final shoot-off.

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New Legion reps help troops in transition

New Legion reps help troops in transition

On-base offices give Legion staff opportunity to help troops through the medical discharge and disability evaluation process or ‘whatever a servicemember needs.'

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Legion featured on Reconnect America site

Legion featured on Reconnect America site

Web site highlights various organizations that support U.S. servicemembers.

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Legion has presence at NAACP convention

Legion has presence at NAACP convention

National staff on hand to address questions specifically concerning veterans issues, discuss Legion programs, membership.

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Legion attends national women's conference

Legion attends national women's conference

Denise Williams, assistant director for health policy, attends Fourth National Conference on Women, Addiction and Recovery.

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Job Corps to offer veterans job training

The Veterans' Employment and Training Service and the Employment and Training Administration's Job Corps are partnering in a demonstration project

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Providence to test VA's paperless system

Providence to test VA's paperless system

Regional benefits office the site of pilot program that will initially focus on compensation benefits.

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Membership Workshop opens today

Membership Workshop opens today

National Commander Clarence Hill among speakers during three-day event that will touch on transition assistance, membership strategies.

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