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The music of military service

Operation Encore blends the songwriting and playing talents of men and women who know the deeper meanings of service.

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The road to restored trust with VA

Our loyalty is to veterans first, and our obligation is to ensure that the federal government is fulfilling its duty to help them.

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First Blood

Competition, controlledfears and a desperate craving for a shootdown put Eddie Rickenbacker on a path to become America’s “ace of aces.”

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A month of hours

When a veteran couple fell on hard times, The American Legion and The Home Depot teamed up to help complete their home.

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The battle remembered

Seventy years after the cold, snowy, bloody fight that led to victory in World War II, Bulge veterans continue to find each other.

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Casualties of care

Inadequate VA staffing, surges in patient numbers and appointment cover-ups blamed for preventable deaths and national demands for accountability.

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I Am The American Legion - Bill Barker

“If it deals with students and young people,the Legion is right there to help.”

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2015 Legion World Series pairings announced

2015 Legion World Series pairings announced

A blind drawing was conducted to identify the World Series division pairings and game times.

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Troop and Family Support Center launches

Troop and Family Support Center launches

New American Legion hub provides wealth of resources for transitioning troops and their families.

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Beijing's Buildup - and America's Answer

Beijing's Buildup - and America's Answer

As the rest of the world slashes defense budgets, China is moving in the opposite direction.

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Membership drive at Chievres Jan. 3

Help welcome, needed.

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Jersey post sends Coast Guardsmen home for holidays

Jersey post sends Coast Guardsmen home for holidays

Post 331 in Stone Harbor raises funds to send two Coast Guardsmen from Training Center Cape May home to spend holidays with their families

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Kiosk supports commander's 4x4 goal

Kiosk supports commander's 4x4 goal

The Legion Family branded kiosk will help raise $4 million and increase membership to four million.

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Legion Family caravan boosts membership

Legion Family caravan boosts membership

Department of Illinois' Legion family caravan travels to 19 posts in nine days to collect membership cards.

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New Legion item honors women veterans

New Legion item honors women veterans

“Women Proudly Served” dog tag tack now available through Emblem Sales.

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Legion family big part of Wreaths Across America Day

Legion family big part of Wreaths Across America Day

On Dec. 13, Americans across the country placed wreaths on graves of fallen veterans during Wreaths Across America Day. The event commemorated the selfless service of troops from all generations.

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VA construction delays in Colorado must end

VA construction delays in Colorado must end

A breach-of-contract ruling against VA has brought the hospital project to a standstill

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Road dates added for Oak Ridge Boys

Road dates added for Oak Ridge Boys

Legion Family members encouraged to attend, show support.

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Veterans center saves lives, Baltimore Legion post

Veterans center saves lives, Baltimore Legion post

A Maryland vet center saves lives on a daily basis. But homeless veterans aren't the only ones finding a new life at the center. Chesapeake Post 127 moved to the center recently and has been thriving ever since.

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Commander to award fundraising pin

Commander to award fundraising pin

National Commander Mike Helm's "Stay On Course" fundraising pin will be awarded to individuals and posts, units, squadrons and chapters.

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National Guard muster provides Legion awareness

National Guard muster provides Legion awareness

The Department of Arizona American Legion family let the Army and airmen know the support the Legion can provide for them and their families.

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Promotion raises $31k for Operation Comfort Warriors

Promotion raises $31k for Operation Comfort Warriors

Dr. Pepper Snapple Group raises $31,626 for OCW during summer promotion in Iowa.

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‘Infamy’

‘Infamy’

73 years later, it’s the heroes of Pearl Harbor that are remembered.

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House bill would ensure VA mandatory funding

House bill would ensure VA mandatory funding

The American Legion has repeatedly called upon Congress to provide advance funding for all VA programs, and to protect them from government shutdown.

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Song downloads to benefit American Legion

Song downloads to benefit American Legion

Mary Sarah's 'Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree,' performed during The American Legion-Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Special, now available on iTunes; proceeds from downloads will go to the Legion.

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Legion hits 40k followers on Twitter

Legion hits 40k followers on Twitter

Followers include members of Congress, national media personalities, branches of the U.S. Armed Forces and federal agencies.

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Dissension from within

Dissension from within

Hitler and Tojo had little concern about uprisings from the masses, even though their militaries suffered devastating defeats in 1944.

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Pearl Harbor: What it meant, why we remember

Pearl Harbor: What it meant, why we remember

The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor destroyed the U.S. Pacific Fleet, or so many Americans believe.

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'Vicious, terrible battles... forgotten now'

'Vicious, terrible battles... forgotten now'

  Top historians offer insights about conflicts worldwide in 1944 that led to the end of the Axis.

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'Tens of thousands of connected parts'

'Tens of thousands of connected parts'

Scholars explore, reexamine and offer fresh interpretations about the deadly invasion that led to Allied victory in World War II.

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