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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...

2014-03-20 16:21:19

WASHINGTON , March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion and the U.S. Small Business Administration, along with Syracuse University will present a two-day small business workshop in Washington D.C. March 22-23 for veteran women, active duty service members and women partners/spouses of service members interested in starting their own small businesses. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO The entrepreneurial training program, called "For Her...

2014-03-14 12:26:35

INDIANAPOLIS, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 American Legion World Series championship game will be televised live and available to 80 million viewers on the ESPNU network in August, officials announced yesterday. Preliminary games will be available on the Internet service ESPN3. The agreement between The American Legion and ESPN is for five years. The games will be held Aug. 14-19 in Shelby, N.C. The last time an American Legion World Series championship game...

2014-02-19 16:20:36

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a response to syndicated columnist Ruth Marcus's piece "Bipartisan caving on military pension cuts" published by The Washington Post on February 11. The Washington Post has declined to publish National Commander Dellinger's response. Editor: As National Commander of the nation's largest veterans' service organization, I was dumbfounded by Ruth Marcus's characterization of military retirement benefits as...

2013-12-12 23:22:41

Legionella bacteria were recently responsible for two new Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks. Jules Zacher, PC is a law firm currently representing victims of Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks across the country, including one case from the October outbreak in Allentown, PA. (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Legionnaires’ disease is a potentially deadly form of pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria frequently found in water. People can contract this illness when hotels, hospitals, nursing...

2013-11-13 23:25:55

Inadequate water system treatment can lead to Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks. Jules Zacher, PC is a law firm with multiple cases linked to recent outbreaks across the country. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Legionnaires’ disease is a potentially deadly form of pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria frequently found in water. People can contract this illness when hotels, hospitals, nursing homes, and other large facilities do not properly maintain their water systems....


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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