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Duty, honor, country

Duty, honor, country

Newly elected National Commander Dale Barnett urges Legionnaires to follow principle embodied in three words.

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Legion awards journalists at national convention

Legion awards journalists at national convention

CNN report helped kick-start sweeping VA changes.

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Financial readiness and the new veteran

Financial readiness and the new veteran

USAA Bank President Jamie Warder calls on Legion to help provide mentorship for young veterans struggling to understand personal finances.

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Coffman: Transitioning military need help

Coffman: Transitioning military need help

Colorado's Sixth District representative wants to see more options available to men, women heading from military to civilian workforce.

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Legion's national judge advocate honored

Legion's national judge advocate honored

National Judge Advocate Philip B. Onderdonk receives a surprise award from the Liberty Institute.

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Van Hollen: Sequestration can affect veterans programs

Van Hollen: Sequestration can affect veterans programs

Ranking member of the House Budget Committee urges national convention attendees to pressure Congres to reach budget agreement before Oct. 1.

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Helm’s fundraising initiative shatters goal

Helm’s fundraising initiative shatters goal

National commander details successful year from collecting donations for Legion charities to acquiring benefits for veterans.

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Oak Ridge Boys receive Patriot Award

Oak Ridge Boys receive Patriot Award

Country Music Hall of Fame group honored for work raising awareness of issues facing returning servicemembers.

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OCW entertains four wounded soldiers at convention

OCW entertains four wounded soldiers at convention

  Weekend packed full of entertainment activities, friendship and benefits information is a “blessing.”

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Florida deputy sheriff is Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

Florida deputy sheriff is Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

Ben Adams is an integral part of area crime suppression.

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Veteran EMT is National Firefighter of the Year

Veteran EMT is National Firefighter of the Year

Steven R. Brune, a 21-year emergency medical technicician from West Point, Neb., receives Legion honor at national convention.

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Hagel receives Legion's highest honor

Hagel receives Legion's highest honor

Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel was presented the Distinguished Sercive Medal at the 97th National Convention in Baltimore.

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Legion, Hiring Our Heroes event a success

Legion, Hiring Our Heroes event a success

Veterans and servicemembers from all across Maryland attend a job fair hosted in conjunction with the Legion's 97th National Convention.

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Carter to Legion: Peace preferred, but we're prepared for alternative

Carter to Legion: Peace preferred, but we're prepared for alternative

Department of Defense secretary tells national convention: If you threaten American lives, you will answer for it – no matter what it takes.'

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McDonald: "We are working harder and smarter"

McDonald: "We are working harder and smarter"

Department of Veterans Affairs secretary addresses national convention.

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Riders smash Legacy Run record

Riders smash Legacy Run record

This year's multi-state motorcycle ride raises more than $1.2 million for the children of fallen servicemembers.

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Galloway opens convention with story of redemption

Galloway opens convention with story of redemption

Iraq War veteran shares his courageous story that led him from the depths of despair to “Dancing With the Stars” stardom.

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'United as Americans'

'United as Americans'

Medal of Honor recipient Ryan Pitts praises those still serving, remembers lost comrades during address to national convention.

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MLB's Joe Torre receives Legion ‘Good Guy’ Award

MLB's Joe Torre receives Legion ‘Good Guy’ Award

Hall of Famer praised for his work to prevent domestic violence.

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Legion members visit Baltimore veterans

Legion members visit Baltimore veterans

While in town for the convention, Legionnaires made a special visit to a unique post that doubles as a shelter.

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Workshop provides tips on securing federal employment

Workshop provides tips on securing federal employment

National convention attendees learn how to help troops exiting the military embark on journeys to a new career path.

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Entrepreneurship 101

Entrepreneurship 101

Apsiring business owners given crash course in being their own bosses during Legion-SBA Boots to Business workshop.

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FODPAL: The Legion around the world

FODPAL: The Legion around the world

Candidates for national commander deliver message of encouragement to leaders of foreign and outlying posts and departments.

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PNC Comer receives NALPA leadership award

PNC Comer receives NALPA leadership award

Past National Commander Jake Comer receives honorary award for leadership, encourages National American Legion Press Association members to promote Legion's message.

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Legion takes center stage in downtown Baltimore

Legion takes center stage in downtown Baltimore

Hundreds of Legion family members participate in annual national convention parade.

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For God and Country

For God and Country

National chaplain shares a message of The American Legion’s foundation at Patriotic Memorial Service in Baltimore.

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VA's Hickey: 'We're not perfect, but we're better'

VA's Hickey: 'We're not perfect, but we're better'

Department of Veterans Affairs' Under Secretary for Benefits praises Legion for role in reducing disability claims backlog.

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Legionnaires learn ways to help transitioning servicemembers

Legionnaires learn ways to help transitioning servicemembers

The Legion meets with stakeholders on how to help transitioning servicemembers and veterans find jobs.

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A spectrum of sound

A spectrum of sound

Concert band competition returns to national convention.

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Engagement: key to the veteran job search

Engagement: key to the veteran job search

Posting a resume on a website is no substitute for face-to-face career pursuit, panel of business leaders advises at Legion convention.

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