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 could vote for up to 25 veterans from a list of 100 candidates put together by the Legion. Write-in candidates were...
Legion welcomes overdue change to PTSD discharge guidelines
The new guidelines will help veterans who left the military with undiagnosed PTSD
The Department of Defense issued supplemental guidelines on Sept. 3 that will help its review boards when considering petitions for discharge upgrades from veterans claiming they had post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at the time of separation.
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Vermont Teddy Bear Launches New Line of Bears to Help American Legion Programs
Sales of The American Legion bear to support veterans, service members and their communities
INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 5, 2014) – The Vermont Teddy Bear Company, the nation’s largest producer of handcrafted teddy bears, is showing its patriotic colors with the introduction of a new line of limited...
THANKSGIVING PRAYER FOR OUR TROOPS
Today we gather around the dinner table with family and friends to share good food, warm laughter, and the happy memories of Thanksgivings past. But for many families, whose loved ones serve in the Armed Forces, this year’s Thanksgiving celebration will not be complete.
A familiar voice will not be heard and a chair at the table will remain empty because, they have...