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The focus this year: SAVED

The focus this year: SAVED

Newly elected National Commander Jimmie Foster wants Legionnaires to 'take care of veterans in any way possible.'

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Foster first Alaska national commander

Foster first Alaska national commander

Jimmie Foster is The American Legion's first national commander from Alaska.

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Serving America's veterans every day

Serving  America's veterans every day

New commander shares his vision and values in acceptance speech at 92nd National Convention.

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'Lucky 7' pin incentive program

'Lucky 7' pin incentive program

During the 2010-2011 membership year, National Commander Jimmie Foster will award his National Commander pin to any Legion family member who signs up at least two new members and renews five current members into The American Legion.

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Veteran businesses threatened

Veteran businesses threatened

The federal government is taking contracting jobs out of the private sector and making them government jobs, and the Legion says that is a problem.

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Legion lauds Buyer

Legion lauds Buyer

Past National Commander Clarence E. Hill expressed deep appreciation for Rep. Steve Buyer, R-Ind., who spoke at the organization's 92nd National Convention in Milwaukee.

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School Award Medal Program for youth

School Award Medal Program for youth

American Legion posts are encouraged to recognize boys and girls who demonstrate quality character and good citizenship.

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History contest entries due Sept. 15

History contest entries due Sept. 15

Awards for The American Legion's National Post History Contest will be decided during Fall Meetings, Oct. 11-14.

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DHS to conduct job and hiring fair

DHS to conduct job and hiring fair

The Department of Homeland Security will invite military personnel, Sept. 25, to the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Va.

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More Gulf War illnesses outreach needed

More Gulf War illnesses outreach needed

During testimony, Legion calls for VA to improve its outreach efforts to thousands of veterans dealing with Gulf War effects.

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Holocaust survivor speaks to Boys Nation

Holocaust survivor speaks to Boys Nation

82-year-old Nesse Godin still making a powerful impact on Boys Nation.

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Wisconsin conducting résumé writing workshop

In August, the Department of Wisconsin is putting on a résumé-writing workshop for veterans seeking federal employment.

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Bartering a part of National Jamboree

Bartering a part of National Jamboree

Groups of Scouts gather together to trade their patches, one of the most popular activities during the week.

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Legion air rifle championship under way

Legion air rifle championship under way

The 2010 American Legion Junior 3-Position Air Rifle National Championship takes place once again in Colorado Springs, Colo. Visit Legion.org Aug. 7 for live streaming.

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Veterans employment issues on the table

Veterans employment issues on the table

D.C. office's executive director joins White House discussion of veterans affairs and employment issues

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2010 Boys Nation senators graduate

2010 Boys Nation senators graduate

After a week of site-seeing, senate sessions, keynote speakers and friendship-building, the senators are graduating and heading back home.

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Legion pursues Pepsi grant for vet jobs

Legion pursues Pepsi grant for vet jobs

The American Legion is again competing in the Pepsi Refresh Project contest. This time its veterans career fairs are in the hunt for the $250,000 prize.

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Scouts put cap on busy week

Scouts put cap on busy week

More than 45,000 Scouts learn of their organization's history, bond together during National Jamboree.

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'Flag Rewards' program benefits posts

'Flag Rewards' program benefits posts

Participating posts can receive a 10-cent credit for each dollar spent on the purchase of American flags.

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Business conference set for Milwaukee

Business conference set for Milwaukee

The American Legion invites veterans to attend the Annual Business Conference, Aug. 31-Sept. 1 in Milwaukee - the site of the 92nd National Convention.

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64 teams advance to baseball regionals

64 teams advance to baseball regionals

American Legion Baseball fans will be able to follow the regional tournaments live through www.legion.org.

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Membership Workshop opens today

Membership Workshop opens today

National Commander Clarence Hill among speakers during three-day event that will touch on transition assistance, membership strategies.

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Providence to test VA's paperless system

Providence to test VA's paperless system

Regional benefits office the site of pilot program that will initially focus on compensation benefits.

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Job Corps to offer veterans job training

The Veterans' Employment and Training Service and the Employment and Training Administration's Job Corps are partnering in a demonstration project

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Legion attends national women's conference

Legion attends national women's conference

Denise Williams, assistant director for health policy, attends Fourth National Conference on Women, Addiction and Recovery.

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Legion has presence at NAACP convention

Legion has presence at NAACP convention

National staff on hand to address questions specifically concerning veterans issues, discuss Legion programs, membership.

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Legion featured on Reconnect America site

Legion featured on Reconnect America site

Web site highlights various organizations that support U.S. servicemembers.

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New Legion reps help troops in transition

New Legion reps help troops in transition

On-base offices give Legion staff opportunity to help troops through the medical discharge and disability evaluation process or ‘whatever a servicemember needs.'

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16 air rifle shooters advance to finals

16 air rifle shooters advance to finals

Tune in today from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. (MDT) to watch The American Legion's Air Rifle National Championship final shoot-off.

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Air rifle championship crowns two shooters

Air rifle championship crowns two shooters

During the Legion's Air Rifle Championship, Catherine Green from Rhode Island won the precision category, and Hannah Black from Virginia won the sporter.

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