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The American Legion

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Friday, November 21, 2014

  • Legion launches new career platform
    INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion and its allies in veteran employment and entrepreneurship have launched a new web platform to help those who served in uniform translate military skills to job skills, find employment, start businesses and make successful transitions. Among the key features of The American ... read more

Thursday, November 20, 2014

  • Legion remains firm on immigration
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Though pleased with some aspects of President Obama's executive order regarding illegal immigration announced this evening, American Legion National Commander Michael Helm reiterated the organization's long-standing position on those who enter into and then reside in the United States illegally. The ... read more

Monday, November 10, 2014

  • Audie Murphy tops American Legion's "Most Beloved Veterans" survey
    INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medal of Honor recipient and film star Audie Murphy topped an online survey of America's "Most Beloved Veterans" conducted by The American Legion, the country's largest organization of wartime veterans. More than 70,000 votes were cast by about 4,800 participants; each respondent ... read more

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

  • American Legion honors Oliver North with National PR Award
    CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's largest wartime veterans service organization honored Lt. Col. Oliver L. North, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret), with its highest public relations award during its 96(th) national convention here today. Host of Fox News' "War Stories" and author of several ... read more
  • The American Legion Honors Armed Forces Servicemembers for Volunteer Efforts
    CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives from the five armed services were honored today by the nation's largest wartime veterans' organization. The American Legion presented the Spirit of Service award to U.S. Army Specialist Cassandra Rousayne, U.S. Army Medical Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; U.S. Navy ... read more
  • Legion and Sign Agreement in Charlotte
    America's largest wartime veterans organization signed a memorandum of understanding here Aug. 25 with the country's foremost provider of online services to veterans and servicemembers. ... read more

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

  • The American Legion Cheers "Landmark" VA Appropriations Measure
    WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwire) -- 10/14/09 -- A long campaign by The American Legion has come to a victorious conclusion with Senate passage yesterday of the Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009, better known as the "VA Advance Appropriations Bill." The act authorizes financial appropriations for Veterans Affairs ... read more

Thursday, September 24, 2009

  • Legion to White House: We Must Not Lose Afghanistan
    INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- (Marketwire) -- 09/24/09 -- The head of the nation's largest veterans organization is urging President Obama to give commanders the troops that they need to succeed in Afghanistan. "According to The Washington Post, General Stanley McChrystal, the U.S. and NATO Commander, is warning us that without more forces within the ... read more
  • The American Legion Strongly Opposes ACLU Continuing Campaign to Release Controversial Detainee Photos
    WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwire) -- 09/24/09 -- The leader of the nation's largest veterans' service organization says he considers a civil liberties group's continuing campaign to force the public release of photographs purporting to exhibit abuse of suspected terrorists to be "unconscionable." In a breakfast briefing at the National Press Club in ... read more