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Employment program to resume

Employment program to resume

The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts program will resume March 13 for the more than 136,000 spouses who already have established an account.

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Easing at least 1 worry for its soldiers

Easing at least 1 worry for its soldiers

Through its multiple programs, the Army Family Covenant initiative is taking care of the families of the men and women in uniform.

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Legion part of legal consortium

Legion part of legal consortium

As a member of the Veterans' Consortium Executive Board, the organization works with other VSOs and individuals to provide free legal representation to veterans.

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Shinseki outlines VA's 21st-century plans

Shinseki outlines VA's 21st-century plans

Adding new staff and improving IT management two of the keys for VA secretary's plan delivered to House Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Wednesday.

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Veterans Law Review to publish second volume this spring

Veterans Law Review to publish second volume this spring

Review includes notes and articles regarding current "hot topics" involving the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Options available for repaying advances

Options available for repaying advances

Those veterans who received advance education benefits payments last fall can contact VA by phone or online.

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SitRep Five

Clarence Hill reports from Washington, D.C., about his recent trips to West Virginia, the Carolinas, Illinois and other places of Legion interest.

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Coaches, scan junk e-mail before deleting

Coaches, scan junk e-mail before deleting

The login and password e-mailed to coaches to access The American Legion's baseball Web site is getting lost in the junk and spam folder.

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College junior given ANAVICUS scholarship

College junior given ANAVICUS scholarship

Natalie Baca has stayed active in various campus activities since her freshman year at Carroll College in Montana.

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Coming back year after year

Coming back year after year

Involved with the program for more than 20 years, Lee Harris shares his insight on The American Legion's National Oratorical Championship Contest.

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Learning the ropes the key to success

Learning the ropes the key to success

For service-disabled veterans to gain federal procurements, they need to know the language of the business.

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Blue Star coin now available

Blue Star coin now available

Emblem Sales orders production of coin after Legionnaire offers up the idea.

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Milwaukee: an up-close look

Milwaukee: an up-close look

Seven tours encompassing a wide range of Milwaukee's culture and history are available to Legion family members.

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Nye receives Legion business award

Nye receives Legion business award

Representative praised for fighting to improve entrepreneurial opportunities for veterans.

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March 10 target date approaching

March 10 target date approaching

Legion hopes to hit 90 percent of 2009-2010 membership goal by next week.

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Florida Legionnaire Volunteer of the Year

Florida Legionnaire Volunteer of the Year

Award recipient feels 'really good inside' about the work he does for fellow veterans.

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GI Film Festival sends a message

GI Film Festival sends a message

Fed up with the way the military was being portrayed in Hollywood, Brandon Millett and Laura Law-Millett did something about it.

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Hill enjoys 'positive' meeting with Obama

Hill enjoys 'positive' meeting with Obama

VA budget and claims backlog, Legion troop-support programs and concurrent receipt among the issues discussed in the Oval Office.

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Networking vital for troops in transition

Networking vital for troops in transition

Washington Conference panel urges local communities to help returning servicemembers connect the dots at home.

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Commander to meet with Obama

Commander to meet with Obama

American Legion National Commander Clarence Hill will wrap up the 50th Washington Conference Wednesday afternoon by meeting with President Obama in the Oval Office.

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Calling on Congress

Calling on Congress

Hill climbs The Hill during American Legion's 50th Washington Conference.

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'They loved America more than she loved them'

'They loved America more than she loved them'

In honor of black history month, National Adjutant Daniel S. Wheeler spoke before The African American Consortium at the War Memorial in Baltimore on Feb. 27.

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Truly making a difference

Truly making a difference

National Commander Clarence E. Hill explains how the Legion has made a difference in the past year during the Washington Conference Commander's Call.

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Legion honors GI Film Festival with award

Legion honors GI Film Festival with award

The nation's only festival dedicated to honoring military films will be the recipient of The American Legion National Commander's Public Relations Award during a luncheon at the Renaissance Hotel on Wednesday.

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Adding a veteran's perspective

Through the House of Representative's Wounded Warrior Program, U.S. Marine Corps veteran Michael Collins has found a way to make a difference for fellow veterans.

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Need for volunteering continues to grow

Need for volunteering continues to grow

Panel discussion addresses the importance of Legionnaires volunteering in various areas to serve their fellow veterans.

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Department Oratorical winner names due

Department Oratorical winner names due

March 8 is the deadline for American Legion state departments to submit the names of winners participating in the Legion's 73rd National Oratorical Championship Contest to national headquarters.

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Legion DSO School focuses on women vets

Legion DSO School focuses on women vets

Issues faced by women veterans got front-and-center treatment Feb. 26 on the last day of The American Legion's Department Service Officers School.

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Emphasizing homelessness prevention

Emphasizing homelessness prevention

At its Homeless Veterans' Provider Workshop last week, The American Legion continued its campaign of advocacy and assistance for homeless vets.

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Healing Waters

Fly-fishing therapy saves self-esteem, marriages of wounded warriors.

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