1,104Aug 30, 2011
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 about his ...
540Nov 19, 2010
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 alongside ...
412Jan 21, 2013
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 Mrs. Biden ...
332Mar 22, 2011
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 sexual ...
251Aug 31, 2011
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.
169Mar 22, 2011
American Legion Conference
Veteran Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and Pennsylvania Representative Jason Altmire were among the speakers at the American Legion’s annual conference.
135Aug 25, 1992
Clinton Campaign Appearance
Democratic presidential candidate Gov. Bill Clinton spoke on his draft record to the national convention of the American Legion a few hours after President Bush had addressed the same ...
132Feb 27, 1991
Persian Gulf War: The Mother of all Retreats
Secretary Cheney spoke of the role of the United States military personnel service in the Persian Gulf war. He called this war an historic period for the United States and the world. He ...
109Mar 31, 2008
Traumatic Brain Injury and Mental Health
Three experts talked about traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation and mental health. They talked about research and new treatments. After their presentations they responded to ...
108Aug 31, 2011
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 and talked ...
106Jul 1, 1980
106Aug 31, 2010
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 President ...
92Aug 31, 2011
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 plan ...
79Feb 25, 1991
Canadian Views on Foreign Policy Issues
Ambassador Burney talked about the Canadian foreign policy agenda. He said that “if war is diplomacy by other means, then we are witnessing today the most dramatic extension of the ...
79Mar 31, 2008
Veterans Pension and Disability Claims
A panel discussion was held on veterans' pensions and disability claims. Topics included efforts from the various organizations represented to work on behalf of more veterans than ever before, ...
79Aug 26, 2008
American Legion 90th National Convention
The opening invocation was shown of the American Legion 90th National Convention.
The American Legion 90th National Convention was held at the Phoenix Convention Center.
75Aug 31, 2010
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 against ...
64Aug 31, 2010
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.
53Aug 31, 2010
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.
50Aug 31, 2011
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 U.S. ...
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