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


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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Photo by Lucas Carter

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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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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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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