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Help build the Legion's database of veterans memorials

The American Legion’s Veterans Memorial Identification Project is an opportunity for the Legion Family to build a database of memorials and monuments that honor U.S. military service and sacrifice.

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Second round of WWI grant competition open

On Sept. 27, the first 50 designated “WWI Centennial Memorials” and grants were announced. At the same time, Round 2 of the program was launched, offering an opportunity for additional participation.

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New Emblem Sales catalog features special centennial section

A new 154-page Emblem Sales catalog features more than 40 new items and a special American Legion centennial section.

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South Dakota Legion post honors World War I soldier

The Veterans Day program put on by Harry G. Fix Post 23 of Garretson, S.D., in November was a bit out of the ordinary.

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'A memorial that's long overdue'

A national World War I memorial in Washington, D.C., is closer than ever to construction, a century after the United States sent hundreds of thousands of troops to fight in Europe.

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Legionnaire expands memorial project

An Oregon Legionnaire has taken to heart the Legion’s call to gather information on memorials, and has expanded it to include those they honor.

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A flying tribute to World War I

Anyone with a flagpole – or a plot of grass – can commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States’ involvement in World War I, and help get a national monument to the conflict built at the same time.

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Mint unveils World War I centennial coin

On Monday, the U.S. Mint unveiled its commemorative silver dollar marking the centennial of American involvement in World War I.

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Fifty World War I memorials designated ‘centennial memorials,’ receive grants

Second round of 100 Cities/100 Memorials now open.

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Departments utilizing coins as Centennial initiative

Around half of the 55 Legion departments are known to either offer, or be considering the offer of, commemorative coins.

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