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Boys Nation senators visit National Mall

Boys Nation senators visit National Mall

Senators venture off campus for their first field trip to Maryland Greenbelt Post 136 and the National Mall.

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Boys Nation president pro-tempore elected

Boys Nation president pro-tempore elected

Day two of Boys Nation consists of the senators completing orientation, holding party conventions and electing senate offices.

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98 delegates arrive for 2010 Boys Nation

98 delegates arrive for 2010 Boys Nation

Friday, July 23, marked the start of the 64th American Legion Boys Nation program, where 98 Boys State representatives arrived in Washington, D.C.

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2010 Boys Nation kicks off July 23

2010 Boys Nation kicks off July 23

Two representatives selected from each of the 49 Boys States will convene in Washington, D.C., July 23-30 for Boys Nation.

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Boys State celebrates 75th anniversary

Boys State celebrates 75th anniversary

Since 1935, more than a million high school boys have attended The American Legion Boys State program to experience a week that can change a lifetime.

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2009 Boys Nation yearbook available

2009 Boys Nation yearbook available

Publication follows 98 young men through "a week that shapes a lifetime."

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Boys Nation elects 2009 leadership

 Boys Nation elects 2009 leadership

Christopher Andrews, 17, of Green River, Wyo., was elected president of The American Legion Boys Nation.

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Tom Brokaw remembers Boys State

Tom Brokaw remembers Boys State

Former anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, journalist and author remembers his time with Boys State.  

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90-year-old recalls first Ohio Boys State

 90-year-old recalls first Ohio Boys State

William O’Neil, 90, attended the first Buckeye Boys State in 1936 as the delegate from the St. Clairsville, Belmont County in Ohio.

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