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2010-05-19 12:34:00

INDIANAPOLIS, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In letters to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader John Boehner, the head of the nation's largest wartime veterans organization stated his group's opposition to repealing the military's 'don't ask, don't tell' (DADT) policy. "We feel strongly that the current policy has served the U.S.

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.

2010-05-14 07:39:00

INDIANAPOLIS, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calling a proposal to award U.S.

2010-05-11 13:33:00

INDIANAPOLIS, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion vowed to continue its fight to preserve a veterans' war memorial in the Mojave desert, even after vandals have apparently removed the cross in the middle of the night. "This was never about one cross," said The American Legion National Commander Clarence E.

2010-04-15 15:26:00

INDIANAPOLIS, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Bar Association Journal has been selected to receive The American Legion's Fourth Estate Award for publishing, "The Cemetery Sea," in its May, 2009 edition. The Fourth Estate Award is presented annually by The American Legion for outstanding achievement in the field of journalism. "The journal chronicled the sinking of the Alaska Ranger, a 203-foot mackerel boat 120 miles off the Alaskan coast during a severe storm from a...

2010-03-22 16:20:00

WASHINGTON, March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The people voted and the troops won.

2010-03-12 13:18:00

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dick Eldridge was a hospital corpsman with the Seabees in World War II, while Karl Koles served as a yeoman in the Marshall and Gilbert islands.

2010-03-12 13:05:00

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion is tackling a problem suffered by an alarming number of military veterans: unemployment. A report just released by the Dept.

2010-03-01 07:31:00

WASHINGTON, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's only festival dedicated to honoring military films will be the recipient of The American Legion National Commander's Public Relations Award during a luncheon at the Renaissance Hotel Wednesday. In a letter to GI Film Festival President Brandon Millett, National Commander Clarence E.

2009-12-01 15:49:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion praised President Obama's decision to send more troops to Afghanistan, but is troubled by some reports that the administration might set artificial timelines for withdrawal.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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