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Senate hearing spotlights male MST victims

Senate hearing spotlights male MST victims

Deficiencies and progress in handling of military sexual trauma cases aired in Senate subcommittee hearing.

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Protect your stuff and pass it on

Protect your stuff and pass it on

Protect your stuff and pass it on

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Contact information for D-Day anniversary

Contact information for D-Day anniversary

Make plans for the 70th anniversary this summer.

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Legion’s fight for American-made flags heard

Legion’s fight for American-made flags heard

New law requires Department of Defense to purchase “100 percent made in America” flags.

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Learn how to write a resolution

Learn how to write a resolution

Online resources are available to help prepare resolutions for a vote.

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Commander: Keep Senate bill focused on vets

Commander: Keep Senate bill focused on vets

American Legion leader says no other issues need to be attached to legislation to improve health care, education, employment and benefits for those who served our nation.

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Legionnaire finds niche for veterans in workforce

Legionnaire finds niche for veterans in workforce

Felix W. Ortiz, an Army veteran, founded Viridis Learning to place veterans in careers where their knowledge, skills and abilities will best serve them.

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Bastogne War Museum to reopen in March

Revamped museum to include conference-room space.

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Legion: VA must have advance appropriations

Legion: VA must have advance appropriations

Pending legislation in Congress would guarantee funding in advance for all VA programs, protecting them from future government shutdowns.

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Legion rips latest round of defense cuts

Fair pay and benefits needed to maintain quality volunteer force.

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Your first job: Taking on less responsibility

Your first job: Taking on less responsibility

Veterans may work for younger and less-experienced bosses in the private sector – be prepared for it and don’t take it personally.

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Study confirms air crews’ exposure to Agent Orange

Study confirms air crews’ exposure to Agent Orange

The American Legion supports the extension of VA benefits toward UC-123 veterans.

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Iwo Jima flag-raising commemoration still growing

Iwo Jima flag-raising commemoration still growing

Department of Arizona Post 84 Legionnaires have seen the annual event, which started in 1984, grow from a few onlookers to more than 2,000 attendees.

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Jordan: An Unsung Ally

Jordan: An Unsung Ally

Jordan is emerging as an ally that shares U.S. interests and ideals, but Americans don’t seem to appreciate this old friend in the Middle East.

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Chronology of a COLA War

The American Legion’s battle to protect benefits for military retirees and all veterans.

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VA issues new ID cards

VA issues new ID cards

New identification cards to be mailed to approximately 4 million enrollees in VA’s health-care system.

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More than 2,500 veterans take Legion survey

The American Legion’s online TBI/PTSD survey runs through Feb. 28.

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Follow The American Legion on Twitter

Follow The American Legion on Twitter

The Legion's Twitter following has grown to nearly 27,000. Help us hit 30,000.

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Bush plans to breach ‘civilian-military’ divide

Bush plans to breach ‘civilian-military’ divide

At George W. Bush Institute's military summit, former president pledged full support for newest generation of veterans – and explained how two studies can help them.

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Students follow the footsteps of World War II heroes

Students follow the footsteps of World War II heroes

National World War II Museum’s Normandy Academy offers learning and leadership experience for students, including visits to New Orleans and Normandy.

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Nisei Remembrance Day marked in Washington

Nisei Remembrance Day marked in Washington

Heroism of Japanese-American veterans in World War II was celebrated on Annual Day of Remembrance.

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Legion applauds Social Security plan

Expedited claims for disabled veterans “absolutely the right thing to do,” says national commander.

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Dellinger responds to columnist’s views on COLA

Dellinger responds to columnist’s views on COLA

National Commander addresses Ruth Marcus’ claims that military retirement benefits are ‘extraordinarily generous.’

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Miller faults VBA ‘retaliatory’ tactics vs. Legion

Miller faults VBA ‘retaliatory’ tactics vs. Legion

House Veterans Affairs chairman lodges complaint in letter to VA Secretary Shinseki.

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Arizona post plans Iwo Jima event

Arizona post plans Iwo Jima event

Post 84 to host memorial and parade honoring local Marine who was among those who raised the flag on Iwo Jima.

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Is entrepreneurship the right path for you?

Is entrepreneurship the right path for you?

Many online resources are available to help veterans start or restart their own businesses.

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OCW, rodeo champion fete wounded warriors

OCW, rodeo champion fete wounded warriors

Steer wrestler Trevor Knowles continues to raise awareness and funds for Legion’s support program for wounded veterans.

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Claiming education expenses can reduce your taxes

Claiming education expenses can reduce your taxes

The money you spend on school may qualify you for an income-tax deduction.

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Florida membership challenge: Who will jump?

Florida membership challenge: Who will jump?

Department Commander Art Schwabe and Adjutant Mike McDaniel will parachute from a plane if membership reaches its 2013-2014 goals.

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Americanism chairman: Let’s remember the preamble

Americanism chairman: Let’s remember the preamble

New head of Americanism Commission, Richard W. Anderson, says ‘100 percent Americanism’ is responsibility of Legionnaires, citizens everywhere.

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