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04 Jun, 2014, 13:28 ET The American Legion dedicates marker stone at the Governor's Residence

The Commander of The American Legion, Department of Indiana, Ed Trice in a joint ceremony with Governor Mike Pence and First Lady Karen Pence,...


03 Jun, 2014, 15:00 ET The American Legion to dedicate marker stone at the Governor's Residence

The Commander of The American Legion, Department of Indiana, Ed Trice in a joint ceremony with Governor Mike Pence and First Lady Karen Pence, will...


16 May, 2014, 10:36 ET The American Legion to hold a Veteran's Townhall and Audit of the Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center

The American Legion's System Worth Saving Task Force shall be conducting an audit of the Roudebush Veterans Affairs Hospital from 19-21 May as part...


06 Dec, 2013, 09:04 ET Governor, Mrs. Pence To Dedicate New Official Residence Flagstaff

 Indiana Governor Mike Pence and First Lady Karen Pence will join Pearl Harbor survivors and other veterans in dedicating a new 30-foot...


12 Nov, 2013, 19:00 ET Legion's National Commander To Tour Hoosier State; Eight Cities To Be Visited

American Legion National Commander Dan Dellinger will tour Indiana with local American Legion leaders Nov. 17-20, to meet with community leaders...


23 Sep, 2013, 13:55 ET Indiana Legionnaires receive recognition from their National Headquarters for assisting families of Hoosier Veterans

The Indiana Department of the American Legion was recognized by the National Headquarters of The American Legion for its 2nd place finish across 55...


12 Aug, 2013, 11:10 ET Indiana American Legion Appoints New Chairman of Oratory Committee

On, July 25, 2013, Edward J. Trice, 2013-2014 Commander of the 89,000 member American Legion, Department of Indiana Commander, announced the...


15 Jul, 2013, 17:30 ET Hammond Boy Scout honored by The Indiana American Legion

A young Boy Scout from Hammond was honored by the Indiana Department of The American Legion as its American Legion Scout of the Year during its...


15 Jul, 2013, 15:21 ET Hoosier Educators honored by The Indiana American Legion

 Two educators from Ft. Wayne and Cedar Lake were honored by the Indiana Department of The American Legion during its 95th Annual State...


15 Jul, 2013, 13:40 ET Indiana American Legion announces a new Commander

Ed Trice of Fairmont Indiana was installed as the 2013-2014 Commander of the Indiana Department of the American Legion at their 95th Annual State...


09 Jul, 2013, 14:36 ET Lawmakers On Stage As Indiana American Legion Re-Emerges As Political Player

 With two United States Senators, U.S. Representative Susan Brooks (R-5th), as well as Indiana Governor Mike Pence and Indianapolis' Mayor...


03 Apr, 2013, 16:59 ET Legion Posts Victory In Battle To License Military Medical Personnel

 Another victory has been registered in The American Legion's ongoing licensing and credentialing campaign. On April 2, Indiana Gov. Mike...


18 Jul, 2012, 16:19 ET Indiana Legionnaires Elect New Commander for 2012-2013

 Richard A. Jewell, a Viet Nam veteran from Bath, Indiana, was elected State Commander of the 100,000-member American Legion Department of...


16 Apr, 2012, 16:20 ET American Legion Department of Indiana: Indiana Youth Earns $18K Scholarship in 2012 American Legion Oratorical Contest

 A 17-year-old home-schooled student from Morgantown, Indiana, capped a busy weekend of competition in Indianapolis by earning an $18,000...


21 Mar, 2012, 15:17 ET Legion Reacts to Resignation of Indiana Veterans Home Superintendent

As an organization dedicated to protecting and preserving the special status which veterans enjoy and the benefits they earned through military...


13 Sep, 2011, 14:40 ET Hoosier Veterans Invited to Free Festival and Information Fair

The American Legion Department of Indiana will sponsor its annual Fall Family Festival and Veterans Information Fair Sunday, September 18, 2011,...


18 Jul, 2011, 16:53 ET Kendallville's Graphic Packaging Wins Legion Honors

Graphic Packaging International of Kendallville has been honored by The American Legion Department of Indiana as Employer of the Year for employing...


18 Jul, 2011, 16:52 ET Auburn DVOP Worker Honored by Legion

John Smoot, a Disabled Veteran Outreach Program representative at the Auburn office of Workforce One, the state-wide employment service, has been...


18 Jul, 2011, 16:47 ET "First Responders" Honored by American Legion

Three Hoosier "first responders" were honored July 16 by the state's largest veterans' organization as Law Enforcement Officer, Firefighter and...


18 Jul, 2011, 16:23 ET Jasper Herald Repeats Legion Journalism Award

For the second time in three years, the Herald of Jasper, IN was named the Fourth Estate Award winner by members of The American Legion Department...


18 Jul, 2011, 16:21 ET Speedway, Middlebury Legionnaires Earn Top Honors

Two long-time members of The American Legion Department of Indiana have been honored by their comrades with the organization's Distinguished...


18 Jul, 2011, 16:14 ET Hebron Educators Honored By Hoosier Legionnaires

Two Hoosier educators were honored by The American Legion during the 100-000-member veterans' organization's 93rd annual state convention in...


18 Jul, 2011, 16:14 ET State Legislators Honored for Protecting Veterans' Benefit

Two members of the Indiana General Assembly were honored by The American Legion Department of Indiana July 16 for their efforts in preserving the...


18 Jul, 2011, 13:20 ET Mishawaka Veteran Elected American Legion State Commander

Michael J. Miller, a Mishawaka Vietnam veteran, was elected State Commander of the 100,000-member American Legion Department of Indiana during the...


04 Feb, 2011, 14:09 ET Indiana American Legion to Fight Effort to Cut Veterans' Benefit

The Indiana American Legion has reacted sharply to the vote by the Indiana Senate Appropriations Committee to drastically reduce the long-standing...