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    Veterans Affairs Secretary McDonald at American Legion Convention

    Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert McDonald spoke at the American Legion’s 96th National Convention. He outlined changes that had already been implemented to reduce the VA…

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    Senators Burr and Hagan at American Legion Convention

    Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Kay Hagan (D-NC) spoke at the American Legion’s 96th National Convention in the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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    President Obama at American Legion Convention

    President Obama spoke at the American Legion’s 96th National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. He announced several executive actions to help veterans, including expanded…

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    Biden Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball Appearance

    Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball held by the American Legion to honor recipients of the Medal of Honor at the Renaissance Hotel. Then he and…

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    Bill Simon Remarks to American Legion

    Bill Simon spoke at the American Legion Convention. He announced that Wal-Mart would double its $10 million commitment to veterans jobs training and called on veterans to help lead…

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    Representative Watz Remarks on Veterans

    Representative Tim Walz (D-MN), the highest ranking enlisted soldier in Congress, spoke at the American Legion convention. He spoke about veterans benefits.

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    Kevin Schmiegel Remarks to American Legion Convention

    Kevin Schmiegel addressed the American Legion National Convention. He talked about the U.S. Chamber of Commerce plan to help unemployed veterans.

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    House Minority Leader Pelosi Remarks

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke at the American Legion Convention. In her speech she said veterans benefits will not be shortchanged in congressional deficit reduction talks…

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    Representative Jeff Miller Remarks

    House Veterans Affairs Committee Chair Jeff Miller (R-FL) spoke at the American Legion Convention. He said veterans benefits will not be shortchanged in congressional deficit reduction…

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    Secretary Shinseki Remarks

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki talked about addressed the American Legion Convention. He spoke about the Obama administration’s plan to get veterans employed. The…

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    Presidential Remarks at American Legion National Convention

    President Obama praised veterans for their service and sacrifices, particularly thanking the “9/11 generation” for “an unrelenting decade of operations.” He talked…

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    American Legion Women Veterans Survey

    Participants spoke about the results of a study on gender-specific health services within the Veterans Affairs system. The study found that more than half of women veterans rated the…

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    American Legion Conference

    Veteran Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and Pennsylvania Representative Jason Altmire were among the speakers at the American Legion’s annual conference.

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    Book Discussion on A Few Good Women

    Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee, U.S. Navy Nurse Corps (1962-1965 & 1989-1991) presents a history of American women in the armed forces. The author recalls the efforts made by women to fight…

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    Secretary Shinseki Remarks to American Legion Conference

    Secretary Shinseki spoke to the American Legion about the Veteran Administration. He also talked about Agent Orange and Gulf War illnesses.

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    Secretary Michael Donley at American Legion National Convention

    Air Force Secretary Michael Donley spoke about Air Force operations and capabilities, as well as bring back personnel from Afghanistan.

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    American Legion Convention

    Representative Steve Buyer (R-IN) and Representative Bob Filner (D-CA) spoke at an American Legion convention about military and veterans' issues. Among the issues they addressed were…

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    Speaker Nancy Pelosi Remarks to American Legion

    Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke to veterans about legislative efforts to improve conditions for military families and to increase veterans benefits.

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    Secretary Gates Remarks to American Legion Convention

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates addressed the American Legion National Convention. He spoke about the the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq. In his remarks he warned…

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    Congressman Boehner Remarks to American Legion Conference

    House Minority Leader John Boehner addressed the American Legion National Convention. He spoke about the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq. In his remarks he said that…

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