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The Bakken Boom

Young veterans are flocking to the North Dakota oil patch for jobs – and employers want more.

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As stewards of the Legion’s future

The American Legion is very much alive, vital and relevant – the largest, strongest and most influential voice for veterans, regardless of war era, in this nation. 

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I Am The American Legion - John P. "Sean" Powers

“Knowing that we're doing good is going to keep me (active in the Legion) forever. That's what it's all about.”

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Betrayed

In West Los Angeles, VA is leasing property to private businesses as mentally disabled veterans languish in the streets.

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The Fight for Life

Online chat, text services are VA’s latest outreach for veterans contemplating suicide.

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Exit Strategy

Exit Strategy

The Great Recession forced many Americans to tighten their personal balance sheets. But six years later, a dark cloud of debt still looms large.

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Legacy Run Day 2: 'A little bit of wet weather is nothing'

Legacy Run Day 2: 'A little bit of wet weather is nothing'

More rain slows down the Legacy Run but doesn't deter the spirit of the men and women riding in it.

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World Series championship set: New Jersey vs. Michigan

World Series championship set: New Jersey vs. Michigan

Brooklawn, N.J., and Midland, Mich., will play at 7 p.m. The game will be televised live on ESPNU.

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New Jersey wins consecutive World Series title

New Jersey wins consecutive World Series title

Defending champions Brooklawn, N.J., defeated Midland, Mich., 18-0 in seven innings; paid attendance record broken.

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CSX bringing at least 75 'career opportunities' to convention job fair

CSX bringing at least 75 'career opportunities' to convention job fair

CSX Corporation, the rail transportation giant and reputed military employer, will have a significant role at the Legion's 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

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Legacy Run Day 1: 'The cause' trumps the rain

Legacy Run Day 1: 'The cause' trumps the rain

Poor weather doesn't slow down the fund-raising efforts of the Legion Riders.

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2014 Legion Baseball All-Academic Team announced

2014 Legion Baseball All-Academic Team announced

Nine Legion Baseball players will receive a scholarship, sponsored by Diamond Sports, for their scholastic achievements.

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Playing the Kurdish Card

Playing the Kurdish Card

If, or when, Iraq crumbles, the United States should remember its 'old friends' - the Kurds.

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World Series Day 4: Four teams advance to semifinals

World Series Day 4: Four teams advance to semifinals

New Jersey will play Hawaii at 5 p.m., and Nebraska will play Michigan at 8 p.m. Watch live on ESPN3.com.

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Legacy Run 2014 already off to good start

Legacy Run 2014 already off to good start

More than $121,000 raised during opening night at Post 64 in Indianapolis; ride leaves Indy at 8 a.m. this morning.

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World Series Day 3: New Jersey, Hawaii, Nebraska remain unbeaten

World Series Day 3: New Jersey, Hawaii, Nebraska remain unbeaten

Pool play wraps up Sunday with the top two teams from each pool advancing to the semifinals on Monday.

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World Series Day 2: Two teams claim second win

World Series Day 2: Two teams claim second win

New Jersey and Nebraska are 2-0 in the pool play Series; Hawaii claims its first win of the tournament.

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World Series Day 1: Wins, losses and special guests

World Series Day 1: Wins, losses and special guests

New Jersey, Nebraska and Michigan advance to Day 2 of the 2014 American Legion World Series with wins.

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Legion to assist veterans in crisis during Charlotte convention

The American Legion will hold a town hall meeting and set up a veterans crisis center during its 96th National Convention

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Legion: Rural veterans need health care in Hot Springs, S.D.

Legion: Rural veterans need health care in Hot Springs, S.D.

Department of South Dakota commander testifies at a congressional field hearing on necessity of keeping VA care in area.

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Defending champs start off strong in AL World Series

2013 champ Brooklawn, N.J., wins Game 1 of American Legion Baseball World Series.

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National Security report - 8/8/14

Week ending 8/8/14 NATIONAL SECURITY

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Ireland's National Day of Commemoration

 Ireland's National Day of Commemoration

Legion posts present at ceremony.

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National Security report - 8/1/14

Week ending 8/1/14 NATIONAL SECURITY

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Program training available during national convention

Program training available during national convention

American Legion staff will provide subject matter training Aug. 23 and 25 in the Charlotte Convention Center.

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Online 'Hangout' to address education benefits in new VA bill

Legion to join Student Veterans of America in virtual conversation about impact of Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 on student veterans.

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Commander: Military lost a friend in Robin Williams

Commander: Military lost a friend in Robin Williams

The American Legion sends its condolences to Mr. Williams' family and friends.

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Pistol celebrates Legion's centennial

Pistol celebrates Legion's centennial

Two separate pistols for departments and Legionnaires will be available for purchase beginning Aug. 22 at national convention and by phone.

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National convention events to be streamed live

National convention events to be streamed live

Watch the color guard competition, memorial service and more events from the convention in Charlotte, N.C., on legiontv.org.

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Eight teams advance to 2014 World Series

Eight teams advance to 2014 World Series

The American Legion World Series begins Aug. 14 with live coverage from ESPN3 and ESPNU.

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