I was invited to attend the presentation of a Proclamation declaring September 16, 2009 as The American Legion Day at the Governor's Reception Room. Then I attended a funeral..
The Kent Island American Legion Post 278 along with the Kent Island Fishing Club, Chapter 7, and a host of community volunteers hosted a wounded warrior weekend for..
My name is Rick Bickerstaff, and I am the Adjutant at Post 34 in Plaistow, N.H., and this is my story. Early this past spring,..
Do you see that Marine saluting? He stood in the same position from noon on May 23 until 3:15 pm when the last of the thousands of Rolling Thunder motorcycles..
Minnesota has always ranked high in studies measuring educational test scores. When it comes to teaching about military traditions and military heritage, Woodbury Post 501, located in a suburb of..
Located in the heart of Wisconsin's North Country and surrounded by woods, a sparkling lake, fresh air and peaceful quiet, Camp American Legion is a respite for veterans who have..
The Christmas season is joyful but hardly relaxing at Lloyd Spetz Post 1 in Bismarck, N.D. Members work like elves organizing, publicizing and raising funds for their “Open Your Heart”..
When the Long Island National Cemetery in Famingdale, N.Y., reached its capacity in 1981, nearby Calverton National Cemetery became the new location for veteran burials in the area. By the late..
A good Legion post knows that a veteran is a veteran, regardless of war era served. So it is no mistake that Vietnam Veterans Post 295, in Gaithersburg, Md., is..
Post 298 in Marion, Iowa, has found a variety of avenues for community outreach; one of them is a renewed commitment to the Oratorical Contest. Post 298, like other Hawkeye State..