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The man who saved the GI Bill
Feb 17, 2019
The man who saved the GI Bill

Centennial exhibit welcomed in Douglas, Ga., home of the congressman who cast the swing vote to pass the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944.

New blood as The American Legion turns 100
Feb 14, 2019
New blood as The American Legion turns 100

Donald Lambert was 22 when he took over as commander of Post 29 in West Virginia and is helping guide the post into the next century of service and advocacy.

Commemorative coin, record month of giving atop February report
Feb 14, 2019
Commemorative coin, record month of giving atop February report

Plans for 59th Washington Conference include fireside chat with congressional leaders and testimony Feb. 27.

It’s a celebration
Feb 13, 2019
It’s a celebration

Take inspiration for your post’s centennial event from others planning the same thing.

Marion (Iowa) Post 298 shares the centennial story
Feb 12, 2019
Marion (Iowa) Post 298 shares the centennial story

Post 298 has been working with local press to make our community aware we are still here, still relevant, and still serv...

Legion post kicks off centennial year with centennial gala
Feb 10, 2019
Legion post kicks off centennial year with centennial gala

On March 15 in the year 1919, members of the American Expeditionary Force convened in Paris, France, to form The America...

Watch New York commander interview Roosevelt’s grandson
Feb 7, 2019
Watch New York commander interview Roosevelt’s grandson

Interview between department commander and chairman of Legion centennial committee posted on YouTube.

Share how your post, district is celebrating the Legion's birthday
Feb 6, 2019
Share how your post, district is celebrating the Legion's birthday

The American Legion turns 100 on March 15.

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