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By John R. Bolton
Reality calls for attaching Gaza to Egypt and the West Bank to Jordan
Topic - American Legion
The American Legion is a congressionally chartered mutual-aid veterans organization of the United States armed forces founded to benefit those veterans who served during a wartime period as defined by the United States Congress. The American Legion was founded in 1919 by veterans returning from Europe after World War I, and was later chartered under Title 36 of the United States Code. The organization is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana and also has offices in Washington D.C. The group has nearly 3 million members in over 14,000 Posts worldwide. - Source: Wikipedia
The American Legion says it is opposed to trying to tie immigration into the annual defense policy debate, calling it an unacceptable "amnesty" and dealing a serious blow to Republicans desperate to pass some sort of legalization of illegal immigrants ahead of November's elections.
A 125-acre tract of land in southeast Missouri is set aside as a haven in the wilderness for a very specific group - disabled veterans.
As the American Legion celebrates its 95th anniversary, the organization's leaders in Maine are trying to reach out to younger veterans.
Wearing khaki-colored matching uniforms, more than 20 veterans inside a maximum-security prison stood tall to salute the flag of the United States at an event that welcomed them as new American Legion members.
Vietnam veteran Jesus Quintana loves to hunt, but crossing fields and forests is not easy for the Eastside Indianapolis double amputee.
The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said he will start assigning his staff to accompany American Legion-backed inspections of veterans' facilities after officials allegedly blocked investigators from completing an on-site evaluation in Seattle.
While President Obama talked about many initiatives to help veterans during his State of the Union address Tuesday night, veterans' groups criticized him Wednesday for not demanding a full repeal of cuts to military retirement benefits.
The American Legion is hosting a town hall in Atlanta to discuss the quality of care being offered at the Atlanta VA Medical Center.
Betty McAleenan held her high school class ring last week for the first time in 71 years. It was returned to her in a small ceremony held at the American Legion Hall in Lander.
The American Legion is hosting two town hall meetings on Veterans Administration health care in Georgia this month.
The American Legion will be holding two town hall-style meetings focusing on government health care for veterans.
Investigator Bret Strecker has spent a fair amount of time hunched over the keyboard of his computer over the past 15 months.
Dear Sgt. Shaft: I will be converting to Medicare/TRICARE For Life next year at age 65. (TRICARE is the health care program serving uniformed service members, retirees and their families worldwide.) My wife is 10 years younger. Will she be able to remain on TRICARE Prime until she also reaches age 65?
Dear Sgt. Shaft: My VA claim has been pending in some form or another since November of 1977. It has been remanded back to Detroit from the VBA (Veterans Benefits Administration) in D.C. This remand was sent back in August of 2012. Is there any way to find out if it is in the expedited status as per U.S. Code, Title 38, and Section 5109B?
Busy, tech-savvy and often miles from their peers, thousands of new veterans are going online to find camaraderie or get their questions answered _ forcing big changes in long-established veterans groups and inspiring entrepreneurs to launch new ones.