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National Commander Michael Helm speaks out on critiscism of Sen. John McCain's service as a Vietnam POW.
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National Commander Helm: 'Anytime our military is targeted it is an attack on all of us.'
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National Commander Helm: Report of more than 200,000 veterans dying while waiting for VA care ‘mind-boggling.'
Legion opposes the 40,000 reduction in Army troops.
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National Commander Michael D. Helm spent Flag Day in Pilger, Neb., a small town ravaged by last year's deadly tornadoes.
A report states that more than $54.4 million in prosthetics were purchases by VA employees in the Bronx using government credit cards.
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La Fiere Bridge commemoration dedicated to the 82nd Airborne and its role in D-Day success.
Legion delegation visits Normandy American Cemetery at Omaha Beach
Army general meets Legion delegation, urges support as defense cuts are causing issues with troop readiness amid concerns in Russia, China, Iran and North Korea.
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Commander and national president lay wreaths, learn how Belgian post is honoring the fallen of World War I.
Battle of the Bulge heroes remembered by American Legion Family group in ceremonies at Luxembourg and Bastogne.
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Vice president's son, an Iraq War veteran and Bronze Star recipient, passes away after battle with cancer.
Donations during the annual Spring Meetings bring donation totals above National Commander Helm's goal of $4 million.
A recent photo showing children climbing the Vietnam Women’s Memorial should remind Americans of how to show respect and reverence.
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National Commander: Veterans suffering from TBI and PTSD should not be held up to ridicule.
Helm emphasizes transition assistance, better treatment for PTSD and TBI in hearing before House and Senate committees.
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National Commander Michael Helm testified Feb. 25 before a joint session of congressional Veterans Affairs' Committees.
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National commander tells Legion family members, 'You are the reminder Congress needs to what's right for veterans.'
National commander: VA secretary attempting to restore trust in department should be held to a higher standard.
National commander: If military action is necessary course of action, key objectives and overall strategic goal must be stated clearly.
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Midway through the campaign, fundraising and membership totals are progressing. But national commander calls on Legion family "to work together at all levels to build membership and raise funds" to support vital programs.
Freeing terrorists and closing Guantanamo is a terrible idea.
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Our family is everywhere because we need to be everywhere.
American Legion National Commander Mike Helm's goal is to reach 4 million members and raise $4 million in donations.