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Picture of WWII vet, 93, casting ballot in Hawaii captures hearts | Fox News

Will you have an excuse for NOT voting in November?

Picture of WWII vet, 93, casting ballot in Hawaii captures hearts | Fox News:

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The American Legion Department of Michigan represents over 70,000 members in the State of Michigan. TheAmerican Legion was founded in 1919, based on “The Four Pillars”; veteran rehabilitation, Americanism, childwelfare, and national security and continued above all its mission as a consumers’ advocate for veterans. For more information contact the Michigan Legion at 517-371-4720 ext 16, mark@michiganlegion.org, or visit our website at www.michiganlegion.org.

White House, Congress failing to live up to responsibilities

White House, Congress failing to live up to responsibilities By James E. Koutz, National Commander of The American Legion According to dictionary.com a popular definition of sequestration is removal or separation. Although the term sequestration is being bandied about in relation to massive defense cuts that threaten our nation’s military readiness, I prefer the term “divorce,”  because that is exactly what our elected leaders are doing with the Constitution that they have sworn to uphold. While there are many important issues for candidates to address during this campaign season, the bottom line is that our country is facing an economic and readiness disaster if the cuts kick in January 2. It should shock no one that the organization that I lead, The American Legion, strongly opposes any defense cuts. But did you know that even without sequestration, the U.S. military is already being cut by $487 billion over the next decade? Sequestration would bring the total to well over $1 trillion. …

Michigan Leadership College at Wilwin Lodge

The American Legion Department of Michigan Leadership College Classes begin on Oct 20th 2012 at the Wilwin Lodge in the UP.
District 11 & 12 REGISTER Today

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The American Legion Department of Michigan represents over 70,000 members in the State of Michigan. The American Legion was founded in 1919, based on “The Four Pillars”; veteran rehabilitation, Americanism, child welfare, and national security and continued above all its mission as a consumers’ advocate for veterans. For more information contact the Michigan Legion at 517-371-4720 ext 16, mark@michiganlegion.org, or visit our website at www.michiganlegion.org.