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Tree Town festival underway this weekend

Tree Town festival underway this weekend

Four-day country music festival starts tonight and runs through Sunday; The American Legion is the official charity and will have a stage at the event.

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Legion to Congress: ‘take swift actions’ to fund Denver VA project

Legion to Congress: ‘take swift actions’ to fund Denver VA project

Funding for the beleaguered medical center runs out on May 24.

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Wheels for Warriors

16-year-old Bryce Nurding is leading a group of six Boy Scouts and adults on a cross-country ride to raise funds in support of The American Legion’s OCW program.

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I Am The American Legion - Tony Stewart

“I felt like I had more to give, and with The American Legion, I found my golden ticket to do some more good in the world and the community where I live.”

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A year of hands-on help for veterans

VA was experiencing a systemic failure in facilities across the country.

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A comfort & a constant

To see the U.S. flag in Vietnam was to remember who we were, why we were there and the homes we longed to see again.

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The Legionnaire that changed the world

Harry Colmery was tailor-made to assemble the original GI Bill.

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Broad Stripes, Bright Stars

For 170 years, Annin & Co. flags have been sewn into key moments in our nation’s history.

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Veteran Resource Expo returning to NYC

Veteran Resource Expo returning to NYC

360 Veterans Expo will host veterans, spouses and caregivers event on June 5 in Brooklyn.

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ALWS featured on 'Life in the Carolinas'

ALWS featured on 'Life in the Carolinas'

Local television show highlights the American Legion World Series and all of its pageantries in special episode.

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'Spirit of 45' rides into Indianapolis

'Spirit of 45' rides into Indianapolis

Dr. Bruce Heilman, 88, made a stop on his 6,000-mile motorcycle ride to lay a wreath with other Okinawa veterans at city's World War II memorial.

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VA creates Military Health History pocket card

VA creates Military Health History pocket card

The downloadable card helps clinicians gather pertinent information from veterans.

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Delaware Boys State learns about local government

Delaware Boys State learns about local government

Three counties in state invite program participants to see their governments up-close.

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Legion: Don’t penalize Colorado veterans for VA failures

While VA continues to evade accountability, the Denver hospital must not be held hostage.

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Private sector collaboration can help VA staffing

Private sector collaboration can help VA staffing

An emergency room staffing shortage in Spokane highlights the issue’s impact on VA health care.

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2015 GI Film Festival boasts 65 military films

2015 GI Film Festival boasts 65 military films

This year’s offerings include a world premiere and a North American premiere.

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'Avengers' includes Legion members' cameos

'Avengers' includes Legion members' cameos

Legionnaire and comic book legend Stan Lee appears in new movie, trying to handle a shot of Thor's special brew.

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Legion supports Veterans Benefits Delivery Act

Legion supports Veterans Benefits Delivery Act

A pending Senate bill would improve the processing of VA benefits claims.

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New Jersey Legion providing jobs ... and much more

New Jersey Legion providing jobs ... and much more

Department of New Jersey's job fairs have provided employment to hundreds of veterans, and now are assisting with health, housing issues.

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Post GR 09 hosts World War II veteran

Post GR 09 hosts World War II veteran

91-year-old Iowa veteran spends week in German town he entered with Army in 1944.

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Legion, VA conducting Twitter chat

Legion, VA conducting Twitter chat

The Legion and the Department of Veterans Affairs will team up May 20 for a Twitter chat on memorial benefits.

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Deadlines approaching for convention contests

Deadlines approaching for convention contests

Deadline for Band Contest is June 1; Color Guard Contest deadline is July 24.

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Spring Meetings resolutions available

Spring Meetings resolutions available

Thirty resolutions approved at National Executive Committee meeting in Indianapolis earlier this month.

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Lawyers and Warriors

Lawyers and Warriors

'JAG' and government lawyers often make decisions based not on law, but politics and social concerns - which impedes war efforts.

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Made in Hollywood by veterans

Made in Hollywood by veterans

The Legion is uniting with We Are The Mighty, the first media and lifestyle brand for, by and about the military community.

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Man, dog 'scoot' across America for Legacy Fund

Man, dog 'scoot' across America for Legacy Fund

Adam Sandoval and canine pal 'Scooter' raise scholarship money for children of slain servicemembers on record-breaking motorcycle run.

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Legion: Choice Card has a long way to go

Legion: Choice Card has a long way to go

Legion urged House members to pass The Veterans Access to Community Care Act at recent hearing.

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Nebraska teen wins Eagle Scout of Year

Nebraska teen wins Eagle Scout of Year

Ethan Copple of Elkhorn, Neb., receives high Scouting honor, $10,000 scholarship from the Legion.

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Honor a loved one with a Vermont Teddy Bear

Honor a loved one with a Vermont Teddy Bear

Twenty percent of proceeds will be donated to The American Legion to help fulfill its commitment to assist those who have served or currently serving.

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Legionnaire boasts expansive collection of Legion medals

Legionnaire boasts expansive collection of Legion medals

New York Legionnaire dedicated to gathering medals from every Legion national convention.

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