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American Legion invites veterans to share VA experiences at Durham, North Carolina town hall meeting

American Legion Commander: Keep the Federal Government open

The American Legion blasts NFL for disrespect

Legion charity ride raises $551,568 for scholarships

Alabama Student Elected President of the 2017 American Legion Boys Nation

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