There were no protests from the American Legion or the Veterans of Foreign Wars, or howls from indignant Congressmen.
A special tax benefit to employers for hiring veterans, which Obama discussed Tuesday in his speech to the American Legion.
The American Legion post, with its leaders, is going to fill a great need here.
The American Legion, quartered in a small room over a meat market, was one of his hangouts.
I exonerate the American Legion as an organization of the responsibility of this.
What poor rudiments of them remain depend upon the whims of a Burleson, or the rowdy element of the American Legion.
Also the presence of the American Legion in large numbers in court.
And the American Legion began to function as a "cats paw" for the men behind the scenes.
"Let us honor them and respect them by calling it the American Legion," he urged.
The American Legion was conceived by practically the entire personnel of the army, navy, and marine corps!
The largest organization of American veterans, open to those who participated in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War, and subsequent conflicts, such as America's war on terrorism. The American Legion has established an influential political position, gaining support in Congress and the federal executive branch for veterans' interests; its efforts contributed to the creation of the Veterans Administration, now the Department of Veterans Affairs, which provides medical services and other benefits to veterans and their families. Traditionally conservative, the American Legion promotes patriotism and a strong military defense. (See also Veterans of Foreign Wars.)