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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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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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Veterans Choice Card is not a free pass

Veterans Choice Card is not a free pass

Eligible veterans can now choose between VA or private health care, if wait times are too long or distance is an issue, but that choice has limits.

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Nation's capital, Legionnaires observe Veterans Day

Nation's capital, Legionnaires observe Veterans Day

On Nov. 11, the nation paused to honor its veterans. Like many other U.S. cities, Washington, D.C. was home to several events and festivites commemorating the sacrifce of past and present generations.

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Celebrities light up D.C. during Concert for Valor

Celebrities light up D.C. during Concert for Valor

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered on National Mall for unique event to honor courage and sacrifice of America's troops.

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San Diego honors its veterans

San Diego honors its veterans

American Legion delegation marches, receives gratitude from onlookers and reconnects with fellow veterans during patriotic event.

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Young veterans stepping up at Portland post

Young veterans stepping up at Portland post

Led by 41-year-old Sean Davis, historic Post 134 in Portland, Ore., has seen an influx of younger veterans join its ranks.

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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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Exchange online shopping for veterans inches forward

The tide may be turning in the effort to allow all honorably discharged veterans to shop at the online store operated by the Army and Air Force Exchange Service.

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Being there: A Veterans Day message

Being there: A Veterans Day message

A combat veteran's perspective on the ties that bind all who served in times of war.

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