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  • Sunday, February 16, 2014

    Legion Post, 2 Legionnaires Honored

    An American Legion post and two Legionnaires received the Department Commander’s Award of Excellence when New York State Legion Family leaders made a visitation swing through Wyoming, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Allegany counties Thursday to Sunday, Feb. 13-16.

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  • Wednesday, February 12, 2014

    COLA Vote Not Quite Enough

    ALBANY, Feb. 12, 2014 — The American Legion has mixed feelings about a vote by the U.S. House of Representatives that partially restores planned cuts in cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) on pensions for military retirees, New York State American Legion Commander Kenneth Governor notes.

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  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014

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  • Sunday, February 09, 2014

    Commander Honors 4 Legionnaires

    New York Commander Kenneth Governor presented the Department Commander’s Award of Excellence to four Legionnaires in his visitation swing through the 7th District Feb. 6-9.

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  • Tuesday, February 04, 2014

    GI Bill: Comparison Tool & Complaint System

    The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched an online GI Bill Comparison Tool to make it easier for veterans, servicemembers and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and learn more about approved colleges, universities and other education and training programs across the country. The VA also instituted a GI Bill online complaint system.

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  • Legionnaires to Converge on Albany for Hill Day

    ALBANY — Legionnaires from around the state will meet with state legislators and their staffs to discuss veterans issues during The American Legion’s annual Hill Day on Tuesday, March 18.

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