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A father votes with his young son during the midterm elections at a polling place in an American Legion hall in Annapolis, Md., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald told veterans at the American Legion conference that he would effect real cultural change and ensure every employee made veterans the top priority at the department. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Vietnam veteran Ron Silver Eagle D'Andre, right, listens during a town hall meeting at American Legion Post 1 on Monday, June 9, 2014, in Phoenix concerning health-care issues at the Phoenix VA facilities. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)

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A member of an American Legion color guard (center) carries an American flag during Veterans Day ceremonies in front of the Massachusetts Statehouse in Boston on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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Ralph Bozella, right, chairman of the American Legion National Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Commission, speaks with a military veteran as dozens of veterans showed up at a health care crisis center set up by the American Legion at the American Legion Post 1 hall, at a first-of-its-kind event for the nation's largest veterans group, Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in Phoenix. More than 57,000 new applicants have had to wait at least three months before their first appointments, while an additional 64,000 who enrolled for VA health care over the past decade have never been seen by a doctor, according to a VA audit released earlier this week. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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American Legion National Legislative Commission Deputy Director Ian DePlanque, left, sits in the audience and listens as Veteran Affairs Undersecretary for Health for Administrative Operations Assistant Deputy Philip Matkovsky, center, and Acting Veterans Affairs Inspector General Richard Griffin, right, testify at a House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Monday, June 9, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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American Legion Headquarters Executive Director Peter Gaytan, center, American Legion National Legislative Commission Deputy Director Ian DePlanque, right, listens in the audience as Acting Veterans Affairs Inspector General Richard Griffin, left, testifies at a House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Monday, June 9, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)