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Buckeye Boys State program teaches youth born in other countries the values of being an American.
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Fifty years after shaking hands with President Kennedy, Boys Nation alumni look back on an experience that changed lives and shaped careers.
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Weekly YouTube clip from White House features senators' visit with President Obama.
Akbar Khan, from Utah, started organization to donate bags given away at conventions to youth in all needy areas of the world.
'Awesome,' 'very cool' used to describe week that shapes a lifetime.
Senators to the 67th session receive rare opportunity to meet and take a picture with commander-in-chief.
Several Boys Nation attendees get rare opportunity to follow their U.S. senators for a day; watch live streaming of Boys Nation graduation tonight at www.legiontv.org.
Twilight Tattoo gives Boys Nation attendees an appreciation for the military and their country's wars.
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Simeon Toronto, a Federalist, is 67th Boys Nation president; Zachary Faircloth, a Nationalist from South Carolina, is vice president.
Matthew Hall from Kentucky, John O’Brien from New York accompany National Commander James E. Koutz in laying wreath at Tomb of Unknowns; watch candidate debates, elections today on LegionTV.
Boys Nation senators get personalized visit to Vietnam Veterans Wall.
Boys Nation elects Jordi Saunders from LaPorte, Ind., to position, and Cortez Thomas of Mississippi to secretary of senate.
Former president commemorates 50th anniversary of his graduation, famous handshake with John F. Kennedy.
98 high school seniors from 48 states converge on Marymount University in Arlington, Va., for the 67th session of Boys Nation.
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98 American Legion Boys Nation delegates from 49 states will convene in Washington, D.C., to experience ‘a week that shapes a lifetime.’ Follow on LegionTV.
Cpl. Richard Marko III helped advise and mentor nearly 1,200 American Legion New York Boys State delegates.
Program joins Girls State in welcoming 37 students from China as part of an international exchange program.
Boys and Girls Nation graduates submit words of gratitude to Legionnaires and Legion family members.
Famous rock musician and Boys State alum helped VA launch “Project REACH,” a mobile app challenge to end homelessness.
West Virginia Mountaineer Boys State explains how it increased enrollment by 100 delegates for the program’s 75th anniversary.
Jake Rademacher, director and producer of “Brothers at War,” embedded with four combat units in Iraq to tell the story of two of his brothers.
American Legion South Carolina Palmetto Boys State used the popular social networking site to provide instant communication to an internal and external audience.
Many of the 2012 Boys Nation senators express their appreciation to American Legion members for their service.
American Legion Boys State directors and staff members collected many ways to reduce no-shows, fundraise and more during the National Americanism Conference.
American Legion Boys State of New York welcomed Marines from across the state to advise and mentor young men participating in the program.
Watch the 2012 American Legion Boys Nation senators greet President Obama.
President Obama shakes hands with each senator, and The American Legion graduates its 66th Boys Nation class.
Visit www.legiontv.org now to watch the Boys Nation final senate session and tune back in at 8 p.m. (EDT) to watch the live streaming of the graduation ceremony.
Boys Nation president and vice president sworn into office; four alumni share their experience.
2012 Boys Nation president and vice president elected.