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  1. Connections coast to coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | American Legion Magazine

    On Nov. 11, members of The American Legion Amateur Radio Club across the country conducted on-the-air events to connect with civilians and fellow veterans alike - all while promoting amateur radio as a vital communications tool. Mark Halabuda is both a TALARC member and communications officer for Rose-Sheeley Post 1034 in Wallkill, N.Y. He runs radio events, or nets, each month for TALARC, allowing him to speak to people from across the country and around the world, yet he's just as interested in promoting amateur radio to Wallkill residents - and Post 1034, too.

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  2. 'Preserving the memories and incidents ...'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | American Legion Magazine

    American Legion National Commander Charles E. Schmidt is calling on all posts, districts, counties, areas, zones, departments and affiliates of the organization to help build an unparalleled database of memorials and monuments that honor U.S. military service and sacrifice. The database and uploading instructions can be found at www.legion.org/memorials on the Legion's national website.

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  3. Indianapolis pays respects to veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | American Legion Magazine

    Under a bright blue sky streaked by wispy clouds, thousands paid their respects to those who served their country during Indianapolis' annual Veterans Day service and parade on Friday. On the steps of the Indiana War Memorial, dignitaries including Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and Indiana National Guard Adjutant General Major Gen.

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  4. Indianapolis Veterans DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | American Legion Magazine

    The Norton High School marching band of Norton, Ohio walk past The American Legion National Headquarters office before the Veterans Day parade held on Friday, November 11, in Indianapolis, Ind. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion A member of the US Coast Guard Academy Cadet Chorale smiles before the Veterans Day service held on Friday, November 11, in Indianapolis, Ind.

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  5. Indianapolis to honor veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | American Legion Magazine

    The event on Friday will begin with a service on the north steps of the Indiana War Memorial. The 38th Division Band of the Indiana National Guard and the U.S. Coast Guard Glee Club will perform a musical prelude, including patriotic music from World War I, World War II and the Korean War, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The Veterans Day Service will begin at 11 a.m. The service will include special speakers, a wreath-laying, a flyover by the Indiana Air National Guard, tolling of the After the service, the Flanner & Buchanan Veterans Day parade will take place with more than 80 units participating.

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  6. Students donate $1,225 to support TFA, service officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | American Legion Magazine

    It's the responsibility of every American Legion College graduate to share and apply what they learned during the week-long course with Legionnaires in their respective departments. National Commander Charles E. Schmidt reiterated this obligation to the students during their mock department convention Thursday morning at National Headquarters in Indianapolis.

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  7. Fall Meetings resolutions availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | American Legion Magazine

    During the Fall Meetings in Indianapolis, The American Legion National Executive Committee passed a total of 24 resolutions covering a variety of topics and Legion positions.

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  8. Department Spotlight: Indiana's campaign to change livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | American Legion Magazine

    This is a weekly series of Department Spotlight stories featuring unique programs and initiatives of departments throughout The American Legion. Department adjutants are invited to recommend subjects for their departments by emailing [email protected] .

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  9. 59 Legionnaires attending Legion College 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | American Legion Magazine

    The American Legion will conduct its 17th consecutive Legion College at National Headquarters in Indianapolis Oct. 23-28, with 59 Legionnaires representing 41 departments. Past National Commander David Rehbein will lead the students as the programs new chancellor.

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  10. Legion outlines expectation for respect of U.S. flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | American Legion Magazine

    The American Legion believes in the U.S. flag and everything it stands for, and Legionnaires who fought for the nation's symbol take deep pride in it. To continue its flag-protection efforts, the Legion's National Executive Committee adopted a resolution at its recent Fall Meetings in Indianapolis that outlines the organization's expectation for rendering proper respect to the flag during Legion program participation at the department and national level.

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  11. 'A great legacy that The American Legion has built'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | American Legion Magazine

    While remembering the loss of American Legion Past National Commander H.F. "Sparky" Gierke earlier this year, National Commander Charles E. Schmidt reflected on the organization's membership standings during Gierke's office term in 1989 compared to now - a decrease of one million members has occurred over 27 years. "We must turn membership around," said Schmidt to National Executive Committee members on Wednesday during Fall Meetings in Indianapolis.

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  12. American Legion Child Welfare Foundation awards $618,606 in grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | American Legion Magazine

    In its 62nd year, the American Legion Child Welfare Foundation has awarded $618,606 in grants to 20 nonprofit organizations for 2017. The grant recipients were selected by CWF's Board of Directors on Oct. 9 during their annual fall meeting in Indianapolis.

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  13. Legion leadership to convene in IndianapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | American Legion Magazine

    American Legion National Commander Charles E. Schmidt and Legionnaires representing every American Legion department will convene in Indianapolis Oct. 8-13, for the organization's annual Fall Meetings. The Legion's various commissions and committees will meet at the Sheraton City Centre Hotel in downtown Indianapolis to discuss updates on the Legion's youth and veterans programs, review resolutions and prepare reports that will be delivered to the National Executive Committee .

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  14. 'It's been a win-win'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | American Legion Magazine

    The son of a military man, Dr. Peter Trzop graduated from high school in Germany in 1992, a student at the Department of Defense-run Heidelberg High School. Lacking some opportunities other high school students have, Trzop decided he didn't want the students at Guantanamo Bay's W.T. Sampson School to miss out on the same chances.

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  15. 'Military families are better served because of you'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | American Legion Magazine

    A 14-year-old boy began to disengage from family and friends following his father's military deployment, even though family members encouraged him to be proud of his father's service. But his demeanor changed after he received a $500 grant to attend football camp and an awards packet from Our Military Kids - the young boy told his mother that he was proud of his father's service and proud to be serving alongside him.

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  16. Anti-bully program empowers, uplifts youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | American Legion Magazine

    Nearly one million children nationwide stay home weekly because they are afraid to attend school and be bullied. And 262,000 middle school students are physically assaulted monthly.

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  17. Department of Indiana to honor 9/11 with Legion DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | American Legion Magazine

    The American Legion Department of Indiana is honoring the 15-year anniversary of 9/11 by hosting a day filled with free events for veterans, their families and community members. Legion Day on Sept.

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  18. Legacy Run tops $1 million for 3rd straight yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | American Legion Magazine

    For the third straight year The American Legion Legacy Run has raised more than $1 million in scholarship money for the children of fallen military personnel and disabled veterans. The 11th annual charity motorcycle ride, sponsored by USAA, raised $1,155,363 for The American Legion Legacy Fund.

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  19. Legacy Run Day 1: 'It's all for the kids, man'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | American Legion Magazine

    American Legion Social Media Manager Steve Brooks is following along or getting out ahead of the Legacy Run in what has to be a 70-foot long, 32-passenger Ford Transit, with visual journalists Lucas Carter and Clay Lomneth, to cover the 2016 Legacy Run. 6:26 a.m. - Pick up Lucas and Clay at Lucas' apartment.

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  20. 2016 Legacy Run - Day 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | American Legion Magazine

    The 2016 American Legion Legacy Run departs from Post 64 in Indianapolis, Ind., on Sunday, August 21, 2016. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.

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