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How to make sure your online job application is read

How to make sure your online job application is read

Employers are often flooded with résumés from online job postings. Learn to use the keywords that will get yours read.

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Networking is the key to an effective job search

Networking is the key to an effective job search

Look for a job by cultivating your professional contacts. Don't flood your resume to online postings and expect results.

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Longtime FODPAL supporter Seeburger dies

Longtime FODPAL supporter Seeburger dies

Seeburger also held several Department of France offices.

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OCW supporting rafting trip for wounded Marines

OCW supporting rafting trip for wounded Marines

Legionnaire organizing Grand Canyon rafting adventure this August. Group plans future trips with patients from other service branches.

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Veterans, Legionnaires among newest members of Congress

Veterans, Legionnaires among newest members of Congress

This week Capitol Hill experienced an influx of veterans and Legionnaires after welcoming freshmen to the 114th Congress.

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Legion's LinkedIn page tops 5,000 followers

Legion's LinkedIn page tops 5,000 followers

Page features job listings, events put on by the Legion's Veterans Employment and Education Division, and useful information about careers and finances.

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Airfare discounts for 2015 Legion meetings

Airfare discounts for 2015 Legion meetings

Legionnaires can obtain discounted rates through Delta Airlines and United Airlines.

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Legion leadership to discuss membership goals

Legion leadership to discuss membership goals

Legion’s National Membership & Post Activities Committee members meeting in Indianapolis to review five-year membership plan.

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Transferring VA education benefits

Can I transfer my VA education benefits to a dependent?

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Make a financial gift for the long term

As you survey the youngsters on your gift list this year, consider planting some of those seeds instead of adding to an already full toy box.

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Legion to conduct Veterans Benefits Center in Florida

Legion to conduct Veterans Benefits Center in Florida

The American Legion will conduct a town hall meeting and operate a Veterans Benefits Center next week in the Tampa area for veterans and family members.

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Get the most from Social Security benefits

The folks at Social Security have decided to start sending out paper copies again.

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The music of military service

Operation Encore blends the songwriting and playing talents of men and women who know the deeper meanings of service.

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The road to restored trust with VA

Our loyalty is to veterans first, and our obligation is to ensure that the federal government is fulfilling its duty to help them.

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First Blood

Competition, controlledfears and a desperate craving for a shootdown put Eddie Rickenbacker on a path to become America’s “ace of aces.”

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A month of hours

When a veteran couple fell on hard times, The American Legion and The Home Depot teamed up to help complete their home.

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The battle remembered

Seventy years after the cold, snowy, bloody fight that led to victory in World War II, Bulge veterans continue to find each other.

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Casualties of care

Inadequate VA staffing, surges in patient numbers and appointment cover-ups blamed for preventable deaths and national demands for accountability.

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I Am The American Legion - Bill Barker

“If it deals with students and young people,the Legion is right there to help.”

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Home Depot grants available to posts, Legionnaires

Home Depot grants available to posts, Legionnaires

Grants can be used to make necessary improvements at Legion posts, Legionnaires' homes.

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Arizona Riders take Christmas to veterans

Arizona Riders take Christmas to veterans

Riders from multiple chapters deliver holiday cheer, stockings to residents of VA community living center, dorm.

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Christmas greetings from FODPAL

President Jim Grosset sends message to membership.

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Indiana post gives Christmas to 16 military families

Indiana post gives Christmas to 16 military families

Post 145 in Avon provided nearly 200 presents, a lunch and more to Indiana National Guard families.

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A Christmas message from Kaiserslautern Post GR01

Visit post website to see pictures of holiday activities.

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Work resumes on Aurora VA hospital

Work resumes on Aurora VA hospital

VA does the right thing, but only after legal action halted construction on one of its new hospitals.

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Suicide prevention legislation now law

Suicide prevention legislation now law

Jacob Sexton Military Suicide Prevention Act requires all members of the U.S. military to receive annual mental health assessments beginning in 2015.

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Post 24 collaborates with VSOs, hosts open house

Post 24 collaborates with VSOs, hosts open house

Members of well-known veterans service organizations met at Legion Post 24 in Alexandria, Va., on Dec. 19, to meet, greet and form alliances.

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2015 Legion World Series pairings announced

2015 Legion World Series pairings announced

A blind drawing was conducted to identify the World Series division pairings and game times.

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Troop and Family Support Center launches

Troop and Family Support Center launches

New American Legion hub provides wealth of resources for transitioning troops and their families.

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Beijing's Buildup - and America's Answer

Beijing's Buildup - and America's Answer

As the rest of the world slashes defense budgets, China is moving in the opposite direction.

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