More than 1.5 million people have visited the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Va., since it opened on Nov. 13, 2006.
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Legionnaire Bob Wefald of Lloyd Spetz Post 1 in Bismarck, N.D., takes inventory on thousands of canned food donations during the 2006 Open Your Heart program.
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Eleven students each win $20,000 scholarships
Thousands of veterans are improperly billed for their VA health care because of the agency’s inefficient and error-prone billing system, according to a congressional probe of the issue.
Key resolutions passed at the 2009 Fall National Executive Committee Meetings in Indianapolis.
The challenge is to craft a document that creates a picture of yourself that ties into your current career goals.
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Tips on how to use online social networking well when looking for a job.
Use words that are more inviting to read and likely to capture an employer’s attention.
A few online services that can help you be more productive. Most are free or very cost-effective.
A few tips to get the most out of your next professional outing.
Step one: When attending a trade show, conference or seminar, be as specific as possible.
The proposed rule will reduce the evidence a veteran must present to VA if the claimed PTSD “stressor” is tied to fear of hostile military or terrorist activity.
Congress is moving to put the VA health-care system on an advanced funding cycle – a step The American Legion has urged.
VA health-care system has lifted its six-year ban on new enrollments of Priority Group 8 veterans.
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The American Legion and Target Corporation have joined forces to donate $100,000 to U.S. soldiers who survived a deadly Taliban attack Oct. 3 at Combat Outpost Keating in Afghanistan.
After a long campaign by The American Legion, the Senate passes a bill to provide advance funding for the VA health-care system.
The American Legion College convenes Sunday in Indianapolis for its 10th meeting since being reinstituted as an organizational event. Around 50 students will attend.
Boy Scouts of America reaches the century mark.
In an Oct. 15 review of how the Post-9/11 GI Bill was implemented, VA was both lauded and criticized for its handling of the education benefit claims backlog.
Past National Commander Clarence Bacon likes the way The American Legion’s National Legislative Council keeps Legionnaires in touch with their members of Congress so much that he broached the idea in his state of Maryland.
Winners of the annual National History Contests were announced during the National Executive Committee Fall Meetings in October.
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Landmark law provides budget appropriations for the Department of Veterans Affairs one year in advance, assuring timely delivery of funding.
VA representatives will soon phone veterans across the country to discuss Post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits.
The American Legion says VA and DoD systems must be improved and expanded
Gen. David H. Petraeus received The American Legion’s highest honor - the Distinguished Service Medal - at the 91st National Convention in Louisville, Ky.
Adm. Mike Mullen, JCS chairman, says that greater understanding of Middle East culture can help to resolve conflict in that region.
VA Secretary Eric Shinseki made strong promises to veterans while speaking at the 91st National Convention.
In Louisville, The American Legion recognized one member of each armed service for community service with its Spirit of Service Award.
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‘For Service To Your Country’ is step-by-step guide to receiving benefits earned through military service.
Legion passes resolution to formalize relationship.
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