During his speech outside Lincoln’s tomb, Legion national commander calls on Congress to remember the 16th president’s vow to care for veterans.
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Action still falls short of American Legion requests that future military retirees be protected from cuts.
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Commander says Legion won’t rest until all planned cuts to military retiree benefits are off the table.
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The online survey seeks to understand out why veterans leave their first post-military jobs.
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Floor vote protects measure to restore cost-of-living-adjustment benefits from filibuster.
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Construction industry says it will hire at least 100,00 veterans over the next 5 years.
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While standard forms and electronic claims help VA reduce the claims backlog, veterans should not be denied the ability to file informal claims.
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D. Wayne Robinson, new head of Student Veterans of America, says Legionnaires, Legion can mentor his organization and its members.
Keystone XL project is a positive step for national security and economy alike, says national commander.
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The American Legion is briefed on the effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen therapy on traumatic brain injury.
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Legion voices backing of massive Senate bill that would expand VA medical treatment and services, bolster veteran employment and educational opportunities.
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Legion helps develop online resource for prospective GI Bill students.
If enacted, proposed law would grant in-state tuition eligibility to GI Bill student veterans.
Veterans who suffer from either condition are urged to participate in the Legion’s month-long online survey.
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Vietnam veteran Gary Wetzel and his wife, Kathy’s, act of kindness would sprout a seemingly unlikely but deep friendship with a “boisterous” and “sassy” 4-year-old and her family.
Q. Can children of veterans be buried at national cemeteries?
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The inspirational story of the Dorchester's Four Chaplains still resonates today.
The four giants of Mount Rushmore tell our nation's grand story.
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Delayed diagnoses and treatments at VA hospitals and clinics are claiming the lives of patients.
It would take $700,000 and more than a decade, but this idea would be realized several-fold.
House Committee on Veterans Affairs hears of private industries' best practices in hiring veterans.
Legionnaires taking song submissions for chance to record on all-military compilation CD.
Legion-backed program deals with student veteran grievances.
In his State of the Union address, the president pledged to help America’s military community in several important ways; yet he remained silent on military COLA cuts.
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The Legion’s 2014 Junior 3-Position Air Rifle preliminary round results for individuals and teams in the sporter and precision category are now online.
Senate Armed Services Committee members agree that COLA cuts to military retirees need to be revoked; DoD urges patience, grandfathering those immediately impacted.
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Thirty-five new members signed up for Legion.