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VA creates Military Health History pocket card

VA creates Military Health History pocket card

The downloadable card helps clinicians gather pertinent information from veterans.

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Delaware Boys State learns about local government

Delaware Boys State learns about local government

Three counties in state invite program participants to see their governments up-close.

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Legion: Don’t penalize Colorado veterans for VA failures

While VA continues to evade accountability, the Denver hospital must not be held hostage.

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Private sector collaboration can help VA staffing

Private sector collaboration can help VA staffing

An emergency room staffing shortage in Spokane highlights the issue’s impact on VA health care.

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2015 GI Film Festival boasts 65 military films

2015 GI Film Festival boasts 65 military films

This year’s offerings include a world premiere and a North American premiere.

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'Avengers' includes Legion members' cameos

'Avengers' includes Legion members' cameos

Legionnaire and comic book legend Stan Lee appears in new movie, trying to handle a shot of Thor's special brew.

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Legion supports Veterans Benefits Delivery Act

Legion supports Veterans Benefits Delivery Act

A pending Senate bill would improve the processing of VA benefits claims.

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New Jersey Legion providing jobs ... and much more

New Jersey Legion providing jobs ... and much more

Department of New Jersey's job fairs have provided employment to hundreds of veterans, and now are assisting with health, housing issues.

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Post GR 09 hosts World War II veteran

Post GR 09 hosts World War II veteran

91-year-old Iowa veteran spends week in German town he entered with Army in 1944.

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Legion, VA conducting Twitter chat

Legion, VA conducting Twitter chat

The Legion and the Department of Veterans Affairs will team up May 20 for a Twitter chat on memorial benefits.

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Deadlines approaching for convention contests

Deadlines approaching for convention contests

Deadline for Band Contest is June 1; Color Guard Contest deadline is July 24.

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Spring Meetings resolutions available

Spring Meetings resolutions available

Thirty resolutions approved at National Executive Committee meeting in Indianapolis earlier this month.

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Lawyers and Warriors

Lawyers and Warriors

'JAG' and government lawyers often make decisions based not on law, but politics and social concerns - which impedes war efforts.

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Made in Hollywood by veterans

Made in Hollywood by veterans

The Legion is uniting with We Are The Mighty, the first media and lifestyle brand for, by and about the military community.

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Man, dog 'scoot' across America for Legacy Fund

Man, dog 'scoot' across America for Legacy Fund

Adam Sandoval and canine pal 'Scooter' raise scholarship money for children of slain servicemembers on record-breaking motorcycle run.

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Legion: Choice Card has a long way to go

Legion: Choice Card has a long way to go

Legion urged House members to pass The Veterans Access to Community Care Act at recent hearing.

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Nebraska teen wins Eagle Scout of Year

Nebraska teen wins Eagle Scout of Year

Ethan Copple of Elkhorn, Neb., receives high Scouting honor, $10,000 scholarship from the Legion.

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Honor a loved one with a Vermont Teddy Bear

Honor a loved one with a Vermont Teddy Bear

Twenty percent of proceeds will be donated to The American Legion to help fulfill its commitment to assist those who have served or currently serving.

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Legionnaire boasts expansive collection of Legion medals

Legionnaire boasts expansive collection of Legion medals

New York Legionnaire dedicated to gathering medals from every Legion national convention.

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National commander's fundraising goal easily met

National commander's fundraising goal easily met

Donations during the annual Spring Meetings bring donation totals above National Commander Helm's goal of $4 million.

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Welcome home, Post 107

Welcome home, Post 107

Community comes together to help renovate Legion post in Hoboken hit hard by Superstorm Sandy.

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Resolution encourages collaboration with Post-9/11 groups

Resolution encourages collaboration with Post-9/11 groups

Passed at Spring Meetings, Resolution 20 calls upon posts and departments to embrace next-generation vets groups in their areas.

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Riders laying wreath at Civil War monument

Riders laying wreath at Civil War monument

On May 23, American Legion Riders will conduct a formal wreath-laying at Arlington National Cemetery's Civil War Unknowns Monument.

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Fishing for Freedom with the Dula family

Fishing for Freedom with the Dula family

Georgia's Fifth District provides a day of fishing, fun and fellowship for veterans, their families.

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Free vet business owner workshop set for NYC

Event provides insights into New York's Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Act, recently signed into law.

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Sewing the seeds of support for veterans

Sewing the seeds of support for veterans

More than 100 Legion family members take part in Quilts of Valor Day of Service in Indianapolis.

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Veterans help Nepal recover after massive earthquake

Veterans help Nepal recover after massive earthquake

Team Rubicon, which works with the Legion to help after disasters hit the United States, exports its services to international disaster area.

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Famed Navy SEAL to appear at ALWS event

Famed Navy SEAL to appear at ALWS event

Robert O'Neill, decorated veteran and combat leader, will be guest of honor at National Commander's Reception during American Legion World Series.

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Veterans a match for firefighting profession

Veterans a match for firefighting profession

Veterans often are a perfect fit for becoming firefighters because of their service backgrounds.

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Top 10 fastest growing jobs

Top 10 fastest growing jobs

Physical therapist, labratory supervisor and research analyst are among the careers with an increasing need for qualified professionals

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