Bill will require service chiefs to complete implementation plans before lifting the old policy — and certify to lawmakers that it won’t damage combat readiness.
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President calls signing ‘a moment more than two centuries in the making.’
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U.S. servicemembers who were kept on duty past their original discharge following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and their beneficiaries, have until March 4 to claim their retroactive pay.
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160 veterans receive $500 checks through Legion from Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes.
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For the fourth time in 2010, Michael Peterson will be in Iraq visiting troops. But before leaving, Peterson sent The American Legion family a special holiday greeting.
10 Christmas baskets presented to homeless veterans at Southeast Veterans Service Center.
For more than 50 years, Alan Seeger Post 2 in Mexico City has supported a school bearing the Legion’s name.
The blind girls of Casa Rosa de la Torre have a friend in The American Legion.
The American Legion and a Christian church shipped 57 bears to children of deployed troops.
Veterans with a disability rating of 30 percent or more are encouraged to apply for job openings with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management by Jan. 6.
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Legionnaires in Mexico City financially assist a shelter for abused and abandoned girls.
Wisconsin tribe continues to battle with DoD to end confiscation of legal 'wak tani' from Native American troops.
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Specialists log 73 percent success rate in front of Board of Veterans Appeals in 2010.
An upcoming educational symposium in California affords veterans an opportunity to explore a discipline within the emerging green industry.
Follow these five tips to help reduce debt this year.
Through a 45-page publication, The American Legion captures the lives of 98 Boys Nation senators as they spend a week in Washington, D.C., learning our nation’s political process.
Barring an Obama administration appeal of the case, the 29-foot cross will be torn down.
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Jan. 11 meeting at Legion’s Washington office will cover ways to increase contracting opportunities for veteran and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses.
S. 3447 currently sits with an absent Senate. The bill would add significant improvements to the current education benefit legislation.
Funds distributed to Vietnam veterans qualifying for compensation under recent presumption changes; Legion lobbied for and applauded the changes.
Legion requests permission to file amicus brief in support of Lucey v. Prudential Insurance Co. of America.
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Divided three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals grants U.S. government’s request for a stay, taking same side as American Legion.
The Burn Pit takes a look at the election results in some key states and offers up some insight on a few of the candidates.
With his program Champion of Choices, former World Championship Wrestler Marc Mero empowers youth to make meaningful life choices and to pursue their passions.
Program allows Legion posts to earn credit for future Emblem Sales purchases by promoting or selling American flags in their local communities.
Events scheduled for around the country; National Commander Foster to be in Birmingham, while NVC Schrier will attend White House, Arlington events.
TBI/PTS, Walter Reed base closure, transitioning servicemembers among the topics covered.
The Kansas Braille Transcription Institute gives non-sighted individuals the ability to feel the beauty of the American flag through raised stars, stripes and colors.
As Legion Baseball World Series champions, Midwest City, Okla., Outlaws received special recognition during the Major League Baseball World Series in San Francisco.
National Commander Jimmie Foster hopes the 112th Congress moves in the same direction as the Congress before it.