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The American Legion Department of Pennsylvania opened applications today for the 2015 session of Keystone Boys State (KBS), a weeklong civic leadership program held at Shippensburg University. This program has grown over the last 10 years, picking up a number of Governor School students, and will approach 300 KBS citizens from across the state this year. All High School Junior Boys (incoming Seniors)... 
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Commander takes a dip

Commander takes a dip

As the chilly waters of the Chesapeake Bay dipped to 32 degrees, Sons of The American Legion Detachment Commander J.R. Hall from Maryland made his way to Sandy Point State park for his eighth consecutive year to take a little dip in the water to raise money for the Special Olympics of Maryland. This time was different as he and three friends were plunging fives times – once an hour for five... 
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Legacy Run turns 10

Legacy Run turns 10

For the past nine years, members of The American Legion Family and other riders have gathered at Wayne Post 64 in Indianapolis to start a four-day journey that covers more than 1,000 miles to help children of U.S. servicemembers killed on active duty since Sept. 11, 2001. The Legacy Run raises funds for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund, which provides college scholarships to the children. After... 
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Legion Family is greatly appreciated

Legion Family is greatly appreciated

Imagine you’re out bearing the cold Pennsylvania February weather.  The wind is howling and you’re trying to find shelter.  You have little to no friends and family to turn to.  You have no money, no job, and no home.  The nights bring on concern for where you’re going to sleep and the days are filled with hunger.  You served your country honorably.  Who would have thought you’d be homeless. ... 
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