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Free concert benefited Legacy Scholarship

Free concert benefited Legacy Scholarship

Michael Peterson and 4TROOPS perform in front of 2,000 convention attendees and Milwaukee locals to raise money for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund.

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Nation’s leaders to address convention

Nation’s leaders to address convention

DoD, VA secretaries on schedule; Rep. Boehner to speak on Iraq security to convention delegates.

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New PR campaign designed for posts

New PR campaign designed for posts

New public relations campaign designed to be implemented at post level.

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'It's the law'

'It's the law'

Failure to register with Selective Service can have a lasting, negative impact.

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'To honor veterans past and present'

'To honor veterans past and present'

Climbing temperatures and high humidity weren't enough to deter a sense of obligation for those who marched in Sunday's national convention parade.

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Riding toward recovery

Riding toward recovery

Approximately 50 Ride 2 Recovery participants arrive at American Legion National Convention in Milwaukee.

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'Building and preparing future citizens'

'Building and preparing future citizens'

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services representative believes partnerships with Legion at local level are key to citizenship efforts.

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H2H job fair comes to Milwaukee

H2H job fair comes to Milwaukee

Event connects more than 50 veteran-friendly employers with about 200 veterans looking for jobs.

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Texas post claims Color Guard titles

Texas post claims Color Guard titles

Post 472 of Harrisburg wins Military Open Class, Advancing/Retrieving Colors competitions.

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VA benefits chief: 'We're obeying the law'

VA benefits chief: 'We're obeying the law'

Michael Walcoff expects 190,000 more claims the first year after new Agent Orange regulations go into effect.

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Reaching younger veterans

Reaching younger veterans

The work of today's Legion demands social networking, says Department of Defense official.

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Veterans are welcome on campus

Veterans are welcome on campus

Whether through enlightenment or guilt, military veterans walking onto college campuses today can expect warm welcomes.

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Freedom car unveils new paint scheme

Freedom car unveils new paint scheme

Car dedicated to American Legion Riders finishes 19th at Ansell Protective Gloves 150 at Chicagoland Speedway.

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2010 Legion World Series award winners

2010 Legion World Series award winners

American Legion Baseball players' statistics from regionals and the World Series reveal the names of those leading in hits, RBIs, strikeouts and more.

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Rebuilding together

Rebuilding together

New veterans center opens in Milwaukee with local American Legion help.

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'A mixture of pride and sadness'

'A mixture of pride and sadness'

Mixed emotions as Legacy Run comes to an end; donations total more than $360,000 heading into national convention

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Fostering understanding on campus

Fostering understanding on campus

Legion symposium attempts to breed an understanding between the academic community and veterans moving onto college.

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Fostering understanding on campus

Fostering understanding on campus

Legion symposium attempts to breed an understanding between the academic community and veterans moving onto college.

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Legion emblem rededicated in Milwaukee

Legion emblem rededicated in Milwaukee

Legionnaires, Army Reserve troops, city officials and local citizens celebrated the rededication of 50-foot in diameter Legion emblem first created in 1930s.

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New Legion donation page online

New Legion donation page online

Donations can now be made to specific American Legion programs and charities in a simple and secure manner.

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Legacy Run Day 4: From over the pond

Legacy Run Day 4: From over the pond

Riders from Great Britain and Germany are taking part in the Legacy Run. The reason is pretty simple: They believe in the cause.

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Legion documentary available at convention

Legion documentary available at convention

'History of The American Legion: A National Legacy,' will be available for purchase at the Emblem Sales booth at the 92nd National Convention in Milwaukee.

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Job opportunities coming to Milwaukee

Job opportunities coming to Milwaukee

The American Legion will conduct a veterans job fair and small business workshop in Milwaukee to precede national convention.

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Legacy Run Day 3: Overwhelming support

Legacy Run Day 3: Overwhelming support

From people lining the overpasses of Iowa to an amazing reception in Albert Lea, Minn., Tuesday was truly a special day for the 2010 Legacy Run and its participants.

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Academic networking event welcomes servicemembers

Academic networking event welcomes servicemembers

Servicemembers and veterans can join academia, federal officials and potential employers for a networking reception in the Milwaukee City Center on Aug. 27.

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Education symposium to focus on vets

Education symposium to focus on vets

The American Legion and Student Veterans of America are co-sponsoring a "Veterans on Campus" event Aug. 26-27 at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center.

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Legacy Run Day 2: 'Coordination' the key

Legacy Run Day 2: 'Coordination' the key

When it comes to getting 200-plus motorcycles through a gas station, several factors come into play. A good sense of humor also helps.

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Convention comes to Milwaukee

Convention comes to Milwaukee

An education symposium kicks off events Aug. 26; the schedule concludes with the election of the 2010-2011 national commander Sept. 2.

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Legacy Run Day 1: 'It's for the kids'

Legacy Run Day 1: 'It's for the kids'

Sunday's Legacy Run went 430 miles in the August heat. But the ride's purpose - and a chance to see old friends and meet new ones - makes it worth it to participants.

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Legacy Run: The man in charge

Legacy Run: The man in charge

Legion Rider Dick Woods can chat and is folksy friendly. But when it comes to safety and the rules of the Legacy Run, 'Uncle Dick' is all business.

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