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Statement by American Legion National Commander Michael D. Helm on VA mismanagement and the Denver VA construction project:

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American Legion says VA must ‘hold true to its mission’

American Legion National Commander Applauds Senate for Clarifying ‘40-mile Rule’

ESPN to expand coverage of Legion World Series

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