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2011-03-15 09:29:00

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion will hold its 51st annual Washington Conference, with its national commander, Jimmie Foster, and VA Secretary Eric Shinseki among the guest speakers. The conference will be held at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Hotel.

2011-02-15 09:32:00

WASHINGTON, Feb 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Good, bad, but not ugly," was how The American Legion's national commander characterized the Obama administration VA budget recommendations for 2012. "First the good," National Commander Jimmie L. Foster said today.

2011-01-19 08:43:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jimmie L. Foster, national commander of The American Legion, met with Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki in Washington on Jan. 18, getting a VA progress report on several vital issues.

2010-08-30 10:13:00

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House Minority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio, is expected to deliver a major speech here Tuesday on Iraq and national security issues.

2010-07-01 13:25:00

WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion expressed outrage today over revelations that a VA medical center may have exposed veterans to serious infections through improperly cleaned dental equipment. Because cleaning protocols were not followed by workers at the John Cochran VA Medical Center in St.

2010-06-14 18:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There have been reports in the media recently in which some, including Senator Jim Webb (D-VA), seem to question the legitimacy of service-connected disability compensation for illnesses related to exposure to Agent Orange/Dioxin in Vietnam and other locations, such as Type II diabetes mellitus and ischemic heart disease.

2010-05-25 10:42:00

WASHINGTON, May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans will be celebrating 20 years of leadership in serving the nation's veterans in crisis during the NCHV Annual Conference at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C., June 21-23.

2010-05-18 10:12:00

WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Practicing what they preach - helping to make a real difference in veterans' lives - members of The American Legion spent nearly one million hours volunteering at VA medical facilities in fiscal 2009.

2010-05-06 12:15:00

WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Mrs.

2010-04-13 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, Veterans for Common Sense (VCS) held a press conference in San Diego, announcing the launch of a new program: Fix VA.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.