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Legion commends Congress for VA bill

Legion commends Congress for VA bill

National commander calls on President Barack Obama to sign the VA Accountability Act of 2015 immediately if it passes in the Senate.

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Galloway to serve as master of ceremonies

Galloway to serve as master of ceremonies

Army veteran and 'Dancing With the Stars' alum Noah Galloway will open the 97th American Legion National Convention in Baltimore.

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'It's all about the kids'

'It's all about the kids'

The common thread among those who've volunteered for years at the Legion's Junior Air Rifle National Championships is the joy that comes from making an impact on the program's participants.

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Career fair, employment events set for national convention

Career fair, employment events set for national convention

Servicemembers, veterans and spouses invited to Transition and Benefits Career Fair on Sept. 1 in Baltimore.

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Legion to Congress: We want full VA accountability

American Legion national commander frustrated that the White House has threatened to veto legislation that would make it easier to fire VA employees who engage in misconduct.

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Legacy Run online registration ends Aug. 1

Legacy Run online registration ends Aug. 1

580 participants have signed up for annual motorcycle ride that raises funds for the children of fallen servicemembers.

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Legion survey to measure effectiveness of PTSD/TBI treatment

Legion survey to measure effectiveness of PTSD/TBI treatment

Veterans asked to identify treatment programs they are using and to rate quality, access and timeliness of care.

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Boys Nation 69th class graduates with honor, dignity

Boys Nation 69th class graduates with honor, dignity

Participants recap the week they spent together and award the hard work and dedication of staff members.

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More than a game

American Legion Baseball alumni say the program hones talent, forges friendships and teaches life lessons.

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Junior Shooting Sports alum making national splash

Junior Shooting Sports alum making national splash

Lauren Phillips, who competed in the Legion’s Air Rifle National Championship in 2013, is now a resident athlete at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.

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Texas, Arizona marksmen claim Legion titles

Texas, Arizona marksmen claim Legion titles

Rhiann Travis of Weatherford, Texas, wins precision crown, Adam McClintock of Tucson, Ariz., captures sporter title in Legion’s 25th annual Junior 3-Position Air Rifle National Championship.

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Air Rifle Championship field set

Air Rifle Championship field set

Eight finalists in Precision, eight in Sporter will compete for title; follow the action live online.

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Boys Nation: Where dreams come true

Boys Nation: Where dreams come true

Boys Nation senators spend a day meeting with their respective state senators and representatives.

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VA secretary assesses challenges, progress

VA secretary assesses challenges, progress

In an interview with The American Legion, Secretary McDonald discusses the department’s commitment to veterans, technology growth and budget issues.

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Pentagon trip inspires, unites Boys Nation

Pentagon trip inspires, unites Boys Nation

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus spoke to the young men about his job and time at Boys State.

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Share your post's drum and bugle corps history

Share your post's drum and bugle corps history

South Carolina Legionnaire is custodian of Legion archives.

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Post IR-03 helps unveil bench

Massachusetts mayor celebrates brother's legacy with bench in Ireland.

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Boys Nation senators shake hands with President Obama

Boys Nation senators shake hands with President Obama

The young men visited the White House and met with the commander in chief.

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Boys Nation election one for the history books

Boys Nation election one for the history books

Aravind Byju of Florida elected president by a close vote of 50 to 46; Peter Spectre of Maine elected vice president after winning a coin toss.

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Legion praises Mt. Soledad Memorial Association for saving cross

Legion praises Mt. Soledad Memorial Association for saving cross

The Mt. Soledad Memorial Association purchased land from the Department of Defense to preserve the 43-foot Mount Soledad cross.

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Put attending a national convention on your agenda

Put attending a national convention on your agenda

Attending an American Legion national convention is an opportunity to meet others from around the country and to learn more about the organization.

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Sons participate in flag retirement ceremonies

Sons participate in flag retirement ceremonies

SAL members are encouraged to use and support the Legion's ceremony for disposal of unserviceable flags on Flag Day.

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Boys Nation senators visit hallowed ground

Boys Nation senators visit hallowed ground

The young men visited Arlington National Cemetery, laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and met with President Barack Obama.

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Tips to locate your post in the Legion archives

Tips to locate your post in the Legion archives

Those looking for their post’s history can use the archive to possibly find past mentions of their post by National Headquarters.

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Five questions you need not ask

Questions provide a path to enlightenment, so keep them coming. But consider these five answered.

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I Am The American Legion - Bob Looby

“It was about meeting as many needs of our returning veterans as we could. They deserve that.”

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Sky high dreams

National Flight Academy helps young people learn leadership, STEM skills.

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Green River gamble

A group of post-9/11 veterans set out to create a Legion post for a new generation, and it’s paying off.

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The myths of nuclear drawdown

A world without nukes takes us backward, not forward.

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Keep military retirees’ benefits intact

The American Legion adamantly opposes any plan to reduce or diminish the retirement benefits given to those who have rendered such service.

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