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2014-05-16 12:27:23

INDIANAPOLIS, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion's System Worth Saving Task Force shall be conducting an audit of the Roudebush Veterans Affairs Hospital from 19-21 May as part of their nationwide review of Veterans Affairs Operations in response to allegations of misconduct in other Veterans Affairs Hospitals around the country. There will be an open town hall meeting on May 19 at 7 p.m. at The American Legion Post #500 at 1926 N. Georgetown Road, Speedway...

2014-05-15 08:28:31

WoodWing's Elvis DAM complements workflow system already in place ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aysling today announced that it has implemented a digital asset management (DAM) solution for The American Legion as part of a comprehensive digital content marketing solution. The American Legion is the nation's largest veterans service organization. The American Legion Media and Communication Division produces eight channels of multi-media communications including web,...

2014-05-13 12:21:43

Media Advisory INDIANAPOLIS, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deeply concerned about reports of fraudulent patient waiting lists, unacceptable wait times, denial of medical services, and a lack of accountability at Veterans Affairs Medical Centers across the country, American Legion National Commander Daniel Dellinger and The American Legion System Worth Saving Task Force have also found cases where patient satisfaction was high and VA was meeting the needs of its population...

2014-05-07 20:21:01

Program Helps Turn Military Training and Expertise Into Private Sector Professional Certifications and Licenses WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the men and women of the U.S. military redeploy home after a decade-plus of war - and the Department of Defense simultaneously begins a dramatic drawdown in its military strength - soon to be veterans face a daunting jobs environment after they hang up their uniforms and face the very real prospect of extended periods of...

2014-05-02 12:27:10

Another Phoenix doctor's claim that evidence was destroyed to conceal secret waiting lists must be investigated and, if true, lead to severe consequences, Dellinger says. WASHINGTON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger reacted with serious concern following Thursday night's Arizona Republic story that a second Phoenix Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System doctor has stepped forward to corroborate allegations of...

2014-04-24 20:23:23

Legion attends meeting with VA in Washington that produces no explanation for hospital's secret list WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Legion officials met with a top Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) official in Washington on April 24 to address allegations made against the VA medical center in Phoenix, and how the department is responding to them. Specifically, CNN reported April 23 that the Phoenix facility has been keeping a secret list of...

2014-04-24 16:28:42

Report says at least 40 patients died while waiting for appointments at Phoenix VA medical center that was hiding information. WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Phoenix has been keeping a secret list of patients with long-delayed appointments, a practice which has been linked to the deaths of at least 40 veterans, according to an April 23 report by CNN. The secret list kept by the Phoenix Veterans Affairs...

2014-04-19 12:20:37

Newspaper publishes letter rebutting earlier insult to veterans INDIANAPOLIS, April 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leader of the nation's largest veterans service organization took a New York Times editorialist to task for falsely linking recent brutal murders to a white supremacist's military service, which ended decades earlier. In a letter published in today's New York Times http://nyti.ms/1i4quWd American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger said, "I condemn...

2014-03-26 12:21:07

National commander calls transition assistance for veterans a moral and legal obligation. WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger told members of the House and Senate Committees on Veterans' Affairs Wednesday that this is a "crucial threshold in history" with more than 1.2 million service members soon to discharge from the U.S. Armed Forces and enter civilian lives, expecting the support they earned and deserve. "I...

2014-03-20 23:02:38

On March 29-30, 2014, American Legion Post 248 Club's RibJam presented by Budweiser will celebrate it’s inaugural Ribjam. Ribjam will fill Crystal River Mall Festival Grounds in the heart of the Natures Coast with ribs, music, and a family kids zone for some great fun and causes. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 On March 29-30, 2014, American Legion Post 248 Club's RibJam presented by Budweiser will celebrate it’s inaugural Ribjam. Ribjam will fill Crystal River...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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