American Legion

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Amer′ican Le′gion

a society, organized in 1919, composed of veterans of the U.S. armed forces.
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Noun1.American Legion - the largest organization of United States war veteransAmerican Legion - the largest organization of United States war veterans
association - a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association"
Legionnaire - a member of the American Legion
ex-serviceman, vet, veteran - a person who has served in the armed forces
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Des Plaines American Legion Post 36 is looking for local veterans who ride motorcycles.
For nearly a century, Maine members of the American Legion have been committed to ensuring veterans and their families have access to the care and support they have earned and deserve, said Senator Collins.
American Legion East Side 201 will meet at noon at post quarters at 326 Plantation St.
8220;The American Legion remains today an active and vigorous advocate for service members, veterans and their families, not only on Capitol Hill, but right here in Arizona” said Beischel.
USAA Bank and the American Legion Auxiliary, a women's service organization, has announced a plan to launch customised credit cards for approximately 850,000 eligible Legion Auxiliary members.
It claimed The American Legion will gain high-volume access to the public-switched telephone network and be able to consolidate and transmit traffic at high speeds.
1 -- color) Bo Cooper talks to his fans after his match at Battle Ground Pro Wrestling's ``Brawl in Newhall'' show at the American Legion Hall in Newhall on Saturday.
However, nearly all of the book (except for the last chapter and the chapter on the home economics field), takes great pain to chronicle how strenuously (and sometimes even viciously) pro-business groups such as the NAM and the American Legion fought against the anti-consumerist bent of many educators in the period of 1900-1980.
All of these restrictions made the leadership of the American Legion and other veterans, groups increasingly unhappy with the Federal government's commitment to meeting the "promise" of health care for all honorably-discharged veterans.
American Legion posts and individual members are available for those who come home wondering where to turn for camaraderie and support.
We are always looking for new members for the American Legion," said Bartnicki.
State American Legion departments are also encouraged to join the national efforts so all American Legion employees nationwide have the day to participate in the election process.

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