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Dellinger: Our membership gives us influence

Dellinger: Our membership gives us influence

National commander closes Spring NEC Meetings with reminder that Legion's clout depends on a vibrant membership base.

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Legion renews relationship with Soldier's Wish

Legion renews relationship with Soldier's Wish

Two organizations will again work together to meet the needs of servicemembers, veterans and their families.

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Legion lends support to Polar Bear heroes

Legion lends support to Polar Bear heroes

The American Legion passes a resolution to add the Michigan monument, honoring a group of World War I veterans,to the National Register of Historic Places.

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Legion to conduct TBI-PTSD symposium

Legion to conduct TBI-PTSD symposium

June 24 event will bring together Legionnaires, those suffering from TBI/PTSD and key personnel from Departments of Veterans Affairs, Defense.

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Quilts of Valor Foundation makes a presentation

Quilts of Valor Foundation makes a presentation

Legionnaire receives new quilt.

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Listowel Military Tattoo

Bank holiday perfect time for a weekend of games and remembrance.

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NS Week in Review - 4/25/14

National Security Division's week in review.

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NS Week in Review - 1/17/14

National Security Division; week ending 1/17/2014.

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Commander assigns membership homework

Commander assigns membership homework

American Legion National Executive Committeemen tasked with renewing four members from their departments by tomorrow morning.

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VA’s long list of performance failures

VA’s long list of performance failures

The accumulation of preventable deaths, delayed health care and rewarding incompetent executives led to The American Legion’s call for the VA secretary’s resignation.

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Dellinger heads to Phoenix

Dellinger heads to Phoenix

The Legion's national commander will join members of the Legion's System Worth Saving Task Force at a town hall meeting.

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New Jersey hiring fair offers port jobs to veterans

New Jersey hiring fair offers port jobs to veterans

Legion-sponsored event to offer special employment opportunities for veterans at the Port of New York and New Jersey.

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'Vetrepreneurs' should look to Internet to raise capital

'Vetrepreneurs' should look to Internet to raise capital

Mark L. Rockefeller, CEO of StreetShares.com and industry expert, says the new frontier of business lending is online.

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Membership: Spot, assess, recruit

Membership: Spot, assess, recruit

Maryland post jumps from 27 members to 466 in 13 years.

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Dellinger calls for VA secretary, 2 others to step down

Dellinger calls for VA secretary, 2 others to step down

National Commander Daniel Dellinger calls for the resignation of Department of Veterans Secretary Eric Shinseki, Under Secretary of Health Robert Petzel and Under Secretary of Benefits Allison Hickey during today's press conference in Indianapolis.

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Legion testifies on VA over-medication issue

Legion testifies on VA over-medication issue

Organization shares data with Congress from February online survey of veterans with TBI/PTSD.

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A Memorial Day invitation from Post 123

Philippines post invites China Post 1 members to Memorial Day ceremony.

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Commander disturbed over new VA allegations

Commander disturbed over new VA allegations

Another Phoenix doctor’s claim that evidence was destroyed to conceal secret waiting lists must be investigated and, if true, lead to severe consequences, Dellinger says.

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Legion discusses veterans transition to civilian jobs

Legion discusses veterans transition to civilian jobs

American Legion attends National Veteran Employment Summit in Washington, D.C., where Medal of Honor recipient Sal Giunta was keynote speaker.

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Phoenix VA staff placed on leave

Phoenix VA staff placed on leave

American Legion agrees with secretary’s decision, calls for speedy and thorough investigation into allegations of secret waiting list.

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Ask a service officer: PTSD treatment options

Q. Are there PTSD treatment options at my local VA?

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Sixty Years of Freedom

On the eve of their last official gathering, Korean War ex-POWs reflect on their time in captivity – and the lives they built at home.

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I Am The American Legion: Judi Beischel

Coast Guard veteran Judi Beischel has been a part of The American Legion since birth.

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The ‘greater meaning’ of Memorial Day

We don't just honor those who fought, we honor those who sacrificed everything for America.

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Last Rites

As demand at national veterans cemeteries soars, VA scrambles to add burial space – and one community takes matters into its own hands.

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World War II veterans of the Normandy invasion sign autographs and meet visitors from multiple nations during a D-Day anniversary event coordinated by the AVA near La Fiére Bridge in France, site of one of the bloodiest small-arms battles in U.S. military history. Photo by Jeff Stoffer

Amis des Vétérans Américains

Normandy association to unveil new monument, host Liberty Banquet for 70th anniversary of D-Day invasion.

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Full Command

At the Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership, cadets focus on earning others’ respect and setting an example worth following.

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Spring Meetings begin next week

Spring Meetings begin next week

National commander and National Executive Committee to discuss Legion priorities, vote on resolutions.

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NEF assistance under way in Tupelo

NEF assistance under way in Tupelo

Legion response team assists tornado victims in Tupelo, Miss., where a Legion post was among the buildings destroyed in the storm.

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From the brink to booming

From the brink to booming

Just a few years removed from suggestions to turn in its charter, Post 1181 in Middletown, N.Y., has grown its membership by more than 300 percent in the past two years.

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