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Mystery in Hot Springs

Veterans are baffled – and furious – as VA prepares to abandon a medical center that serves three states.

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In defense of veterans preference

The federal government does not give jobs to veterans who lack the training and skills to perform them.

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The Man who was Unbroken

Louis Zamperini was many things in his lifetime, not the least of which was inspirational.

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I Am The American Legion - Bill Czmyr

"Veterans need a place to live."

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Valor was everywhere

Ryan Pitts distinguished himself on the battlefield and in the heart of a young boy fighting for his life.

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Helm, Jefford celebrate Thanksgiving with troops on DMZ

Helm, Jefford celebrate Thanksgiving with troops on DMZ

National Commander Helm, Auxiliary National President Janet Jefford serve dinner to U.S., South Korean troops at Camp Bonifas.

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Legion to participate in VA's small biz engagement

Legion to participate in VA's small biz engagement

The Department of Veteran Affairs is hosting a National Veterans Small Business Engagement event in Atlanta in December; Legion reps will be on hand to promote the organization's training and services to veteran small business owners.

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Antique tractor owners raising money for OCW

Antique tractor owners raising money for OCW

Nebraska-based group raised $4,300 for the program last year and will collect donations as they criss-cross the state again in 2015.

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Veterans food convoy delivers gratitude

Veterans food convoy delivers gratitude

Three state veterans homes in Idaho have received nearly $1.5 million in food and monetary donations over 32 years thanks to Idaho Legion family members.

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Refinance your VA home loan

Refinance your VA home loan

VA's Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loan program offers lower fixed-rate adjustments to VA home loans.

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Seven steps to finding a better job

Seven steps to finding a better job

Stuck in a dead-end career? Following these seven steps can help get you out and on the path to a better job.

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Legion: VA director’s overdue firing applauded

Legion: VA director’s overdue firing applauded

American Legion national commander says one dismissal in Phoenix does not restore accountability, but it’s a start.

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Legionnaire to Philippines: ‘Veterans Cannot Suspend Death’

Legionnaire to Philippines: ‘Veterans Cannot Suspend Death’

During his visit, National Commander Helm briefed on a a Filipino government agency's decision to suspend burials at the Clark Veterans Cemetery.

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Schedule set for Oak Ridge Boys Christmas special

Schedule set for Oak Ridge Boys Christmas special

Program set to play on stations across the United States.

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Radiothon raises nearly $20,000 for TFA

Radiothon raises nearly $20,000 for TFA

The Department of Iowa partnered with a local radio station on Veterans Day to support the Legion’s Temporary Financial Assistance program.

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DoE wants feedback from veterans working in the industry

Department of Energy hopes to identify service skills and experience that leads to careers in the energy industry.

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Commander brings MIA issues to Vietnam, Laos

Commander brings MIA issues to Vietnam, Laos

National Commander Helm in Vietnam, Lao, "for the families" of those missing in action.

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Legion remains firm on immigration

Legion remains firm on immigration

Though applauding some aspects of President Obama’s executive order, National Commander Helm reiterates organization’s long-standing position on the issue.

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Legion: No amnesty for illegal immigrants

Legion: No amnesty for illegal immigrants

National commander warns of national security risks, calls for citizenship “the right way.”

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Legion launches new career platform

Legion launches new career platform

Site offers interactive job searches, videos and more to show how veterans can succeed in employment and business.

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Field of honor

Field of honor

Puerto Rico post, unit put up "Healing Field" in St. Thomas.

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Belgium post puts on Halloween event

Belgium post puts on Halloween event

Post BE02 Halloween in Belgium creates one-stop candy shop.

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Breaking the Ice in the Arctic

Breaking the Ice in the Arctic

Without the rest of the world noticing, Russia is slowly moving into the Arctic regions, possibly to the detriment of other nations.

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Legion: State Approving Agencies need more authority

Legion: State Approving Agencies need more authority

Many GI Bill-eligible programs currently receive no scrutiny from the agency most familiar with those education benefits.

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Legion-supported House bills focus on mental health

Legion-supported House bills focus on mental health

The pending legislation would provide more resources for evaluating complementary and alternative medical treatments.

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ALR donation makes life-changing impact

ALR donation makes life-changing impact

Chapter 60 in Logansport, Ind., still involved with homeless veterans facility after donating $3,000 to sponsor an apartment there.

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Operation Encore tells 'real' military stories through song

Operation Encore tells 'real' military stories through song

Veteran and military musicians, including two Legionnaires, collaborate on CD; proceeds going to veterans causes.

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Jones appears on C-SPAN for Veterans Day

Jones appears on C-SPAN for Veterans Day

The American Legion's new executive director guests on 'Washington Journal.'

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OCW provides picnic for Balboa patients

OCW provides picnic for Balboa patients

Tasty lunch and soothing music, courtesy of American Legion volunteers and donors, give wounded servicemembers an enjoyable afternoon.

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Reinforcing 'the goodness in people'

Reinforcing 'the goodness in people'

Team Depot, Rebuilding Together team up to provide much-needed renovations to St. Louis Legionnaire's home.

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