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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Manager Joe Maddon ended Tuesday's pregame media briefing by honoring Danville American Legion Post 210.
March 15-17 Members of the American Expeditionary Force convene in Paris for the first American Legion caucus.
The nostalgic displays we've been able to create have brought some customers to tears as they reflected on their personal experiences." The Neillsville branch display consisted of uniforms, boots, honorable awards and badges and a practice bomb from the local American Legion Post.
In honor of the historic day, here are 10 facts about the American Legion and American Legion Day.
American Legion East Side 201 will meet at noon at post quarters at 326 Plantation St., Worcester.
“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.
The grant is being co-sponsored by The Sons of the American Legion, said Foundation Executive Robert Caudell.
AT&T said it will integrate The American Legion's voice services with AT&T Business Network (ABN), AT&T ISDN Primary Rate Interface (PRI) and a Nortel Private Branch Exchange (PBX), under the terms of the agreement.
consumer society." 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.
It was true that they had sworn an oath to the United States on entering military service and that the 1919 founding document of the American Legion pledged members to help "maintain law and order" and show "devotion to mutual helpfulness." But the commander in chief had no power over them.

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