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GI Bill forum, exhibit debut to honor “the greatest legislation” at WWII Museum in New Orleans June 20

The American Legion is encouraged by Secretary Shulkin’s efforts to improve the VA, with much work to be done

The American Legion is encouraged by Secretary Shulkin’s efforts to improve the VA, with much work to be done

Legion Announces 2017 Recipients of Top Journalism Award

Legion praises VA for removing medical center director in Washington

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