Week ending 8/15/14
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More than $1.4 million donated to various Legion charitable funds during 2014 national convention in Charlotte.
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Veterans share stories and lay a wreath at Fort Jackson to honor those who passed during one of Europe's coldest, largest and most important battles.
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The small pay raise would be only half the current inflation rate.
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The three-day American Legion Veterans Crisis Command Center in Charlotte, N.C., assisted 238 veterans and family members.
Longtime Legionnaire Jerry Hedrick is remembered as a man with a big heart and a love for his family, country and The American Legion.
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The American Legion is very much alive, vital and relevant – the largest, strongest and most influential voice for veterans, regardless of war era, in this nation.
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In West Los Angeles, VA is leasing property to private businesses as mentally disabled veterans languish in the streets.
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Online chat, text services are VA’s latest outreach for veterans contemplating suicide.
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The American Legion hosted a two-day small business workshop for veterans and servicemembers.
Veteran-friendly businesses and individuals recognized at the Legion’s 96th national convention
UPS' vice president of U.S. Operations tells national convention that his company''s veteran employees are an investment paying dividends.
During its national convention, The American Legion continues to help veterans with their health care and benefits.
Mike Helm's prepared remarks for his acceptance speech as national commander.
Newly elected National Commander Mike Helm urges Legionnaires to live, honor the traditions and values established by Legion's founders.
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Ride raised more than $434,000; another $566k donated during national convention, bringing total to $1 million
After hundreds of community service projects at posts over the last three years, foundation executive director announces plan to grow alliance even further.
Chairman of national commission calls on Legion to help America honor those who served in World War I.
Fourth Estate Award winners for print, broadcast and new media announced in Charlotte.
Legion had key role in developing online platform that computes benefit totals and education value for student veterans.
Both veterans advocates praised for their leadership in Congress during Department of Veterans Affairs scandal.
At a dinner event during its national convention, The American Legion helped soldiers and Marines prepare for civilian life.
Sara Shaffer recieved The American Legion's Firefighter of the Year Award during the national convention in Charlotte, N.C.
Andrew Aninsman was recognized with the Legion's National Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award during national convention in Charlotte, N.C.
New release from VA’s Office of Inspector General reveals that 93 facilities are now being studied for falsifying appointment records.
During an OCW donation to a North Carolina VA, Keith Melick and Roy Wilkins met for the first time in 10 years.
USAA senior vice president offers a simple recipe to guide employers who want to hire veterans.
National commander: VA needs to do more than investigate itself on this matter.