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  1. 2014 Legacy Run route announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | American Legion Magazine

    The route plan for the 2014 USAA-sponsored American Legion Legacy Run has been finalized.

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  2. Missouri youth wins 77th Oratorical ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 6 | American Legion Magazine

    Brandon Posner of Doylestown, Penn. , Ashwath Kumar of Columbia, Mo. and Ellen Densmore of Denver were the top three finalists for The American Legion's 77th National Oratorical Contest at the Wyndham Indianapolis West hotel on April 6. For the second year in a row, a youth from Missouri claimed the championship title for The American Legion's ... (more)

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  3. Top three Oratorical finalists namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 5 | American Legion Magazine

    Contestants prepare to participate in The American Legion's 77th National Oratorical High School Contest at the Wyndham Indianapolis West hotel on April 5. Three high school orators beat out the intense competition during The American Legion's 77th National High School Oratorical Scholarship Program: "A Constitutional Speech Contest," and are ... (more)

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  4. Legacy Scholarship applications dueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | American Legion Magazine

    Applicants eligible to apply for The American Legion's Legacy Scholarship must have applications postmarked by April 15. Download an application online here .

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  5. Pentagon POW/MIA effort to be overhauledRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 31 | American Legion Magazine

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has announced a plan to reorganize the Department of Defense POW/MIA accounting effort.

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  6. A tribute on wheelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2014 | American Legion Magazine

    Air Force veteran and Legionnaire Linden Swift signs the People's Race Car at Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing in Indianapolis on March 18. After he left the Army, he lived across from the track while going to barber school.

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  7. Top 53 Oratorical contestants announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2014 | American Legion Magazine

    The American Legion's 2014 High School Oratorical Scholarship Program, "A Constitutional Speech Contest," will be held April 4-6 in Indianapolis at the Wyndham Indianapolis West hotel.

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  8. Legion to hold DSO School in WashingtonRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | American Legion Magazine

    About 150 Legionnaires from across the country will attend The American Legion's Department Service Officer School in Washington, March 19-21, to receive training that will help them file benefits claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs and provide other services to America's veterans.

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  9. Legion to celebrate 95th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2014 | American Legion Magazine

    March 15, the designated birthday of The American Legion, is the day in 1919 when the first American Legion caucus, held by members of the American Expeditionary Force, convened in Paris.

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  10. Claims backlog working group issues reportRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | American Legion Magazine

    The March 2014 report of the VA Claims Backlog Working Group was released during today's press conference in Washington conducted by Sens. Dean Heller, R-Nev., and Bob Casey, D-Pa.

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  11. Legion's fight for American-made flags heardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2014 | American Legion Magazine

    In recent years, The American Legion has been asking Congress to consider legislation that would "prohibit the importation of foreign-made flags of the United States," as stated in Resolution 273 , passed during the Legion's 2012 national convention in Indianapolis.

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  12. Iwo Jima flag-raising commemoration still growingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2014 | American Legion Magazine

    The American Legion Department of Arizona Post 84's first commemoration of the Iwo Jima flag-raising featured six Legionnaires marching.

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  13. Learn, join and give on new Legion appRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2014 | American Legion Magazine

    A new American Legion mobile app offers several reasons to join the nation's largest veterans service organization, along with a direct route to join, renew, donate or find a local post from any smartphone or electronic tablet.

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  14. Riders Advisory Committee to meet in IndyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2014 | American Legion Magazine

    The National American Legion Riders Advisory Committee will meet in Indianapolis Feb. 6-7 to provide long-range planning for the American Legion Riders programs.

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  15. Legion battles Congress in COLA warsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2014 | American Legion Magazine

    The American Legion has been wearing down the marble hallways on Capitol Hill, paying daily visits to senators and representatives, urging them to repeal cost-of-living adjustment cuts for military retirees they passed last month.

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  16. Chronology of a COLA WarRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2011 | American Legion Magazine

    Aug. 30, 2011 "As a nation, we're facing some tough choices as we put our fiscal house in order.

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  17. A leader well beyond New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2014 | American Legion Magazine

    "I really thought he deserved that honor, and I was proud to stand alongside him as a past national commander," said Past National Commander Jake Comer, who had been friends with Pedro for more than 30 years.

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  18. New publication to help recruitersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2014 | American Legion Magazine

    American Legion Membership & Post Activities Committee Chairman Kenneth Orrock of South Dakota said the big take-away from a strategic planning session Jan. 10-11 in Indianapolis is a message that aims to reach every level of the nation's largest veterans service organization, from National Headquarters to the local post.

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  19. Five-year plan keeps the Legion relevantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2014 | American Legion Magazine

    National Membership & Post Activities Chairman Kenneth Orrock goes over the Legion's five-year membership plan with fellow committee members and national Legion leaders.

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  20. Legion leadership to discuss membership planRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2014 | American Legion Magazine

    Members of The American Legion's National Membership & Post Activities Committee are meeting in Indianapolis Jan. 10-11 to discuss progress toward the Legion's five-year membership plan.

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