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Legion Commander Wants Health Funding, Flag Protection

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National Commander Ron Conley (American Legion photo)

By Matt Sepic, KWMU

St. Louis – President Bush spoke to about 6,000 veterans at the American Legion convention Tuesday in St. Louis. The Legion held its first meeting in the city in 1919, where members approved their famous motto "For God and Country."

KWMU's Matt Sepic spoke with American Legion National Commander Ron Conley, who says the organization does a lot more than dispose of tattered American flags.

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