Shop Online at Emblem Sales
Google +LinkedInPinterestYouTubeInstagramTwitterFacebook

National Commander Headlines

« View all headlines

Legion recognized in Normandy

Legion recognized in Normandy

National Commander and Auxiliary National President accept recognition on behalf of Legion Family during 68th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Photo by Doug Malin

Read story - 0 comments

Commander connects with Boys State alum in Normandy

Commander connects with Boys State alum in Normandy

Surprise meeting with Air Force Academy cadet illustrates how military experience links generations.

Read story - 0 comments

Veterans honored at historic D-Day church

Veterans honored at historic D-Day church

Ceremonies marking the 68th anniversary of Normandy invasion begin in Angoville-au-Plain.

Read story - 0 comments

American Legion National Commander Fang A. Wong

Celebrate Flag Day by protecting Old Glory

There's never been a better time to step up for the Stars and Stripes.

Read story - 1 comment

National Commander Fang A. Wong

Vietnam Wall education center in works

The American Legion's legacy of 'unwavering support' for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington continues with backing for next phase of the monument.

Read story - 0 comments

New York post to honor Commander Wong

Legion staff will attend The American Legion Post 754 in New York City’s dinner reception for the Commander, who will address the importance of education and jobs for veterans.

Read story - 0 comments

Youth program alums invited to join online

Online connections among alumni can foster a successful future for youth programs.

Read story - 0 comments

Wong, president meet in Oval Office

Wong, president meet in Oval Office

VA, DoD budgets, veterans employment among the issues discussed by national commander, President Obama.

Read story - 52 comments

Legion in media spotlight over Stolen Valor Act

Legion in media spotlight over Stolen Valor Act

National Commander Fang A. Wong featured on the USA Today editorial page, Legion position given voice on National Public Radio.

Read story - 4 comments

Legion birthday: a celebration of values

A sentence written during the Paris caucus in 1919 still captures the essence of the organization today.

Read story - 0 comments

When to check your Legion cap at the door

The American Legion’s principles, however, have endured through the decades, sometimes political but never partisan.

Read story - 1 comment

Photo by Chase Photography

Afghanistanization: proceed with caution

An important lesson to remember from Vietnam as the United States hands Afghanistan responsibility for its own security.

Read story - 0 comments

A thousand stories of troop support to tell

Passionate involvement with U.S. military personnel is embedded in The American Legion's culture.

Read story - 0 comments

What we've learned from 9/11

What we've learned from 9/11

Ten years after terrorist attacks, American Legion National Commander Fang Wong of New York considers the accomplishments and challenges of a new era

Read story - 1 comment

Wong to Congress: Address vet employment

Wong to Congress: Address vet employment

Jobless veterans and claims backlog were among topics for National Commander in his address to House and Senate members.

Read story - 32 comments

Wong, Shinseki discuss VA improvements

Wong, Shinseki discuss VA improvements

Commander Fang A. Wong and VA Secretary Eric Shinseki discussed ways to improve VA claims backlog and student veterans success on campus.

Read story - 4 comments

Wong elected national commander

Wong elected national commander

New York Legionnaire will ‘serve with PRIDE' during 2011-2012.

Read story - 1 comment

Commander meets with D-Day vets

Commander meets with D-Day vets

Commemorative events fill weekend in Normandy.

Read story - 0 comments

Commander honors WWII liberators

Commander honors WWII liberators

Wreath-laying ceremonies and parades highlight second day of Normandy commemorations.

Read story - 0 comments

Normandy invasion remembered

Normandy invasion remembered

National Commander Jimmie Foster joins dignitaries from around the world at rededication ceremony in France for a historic World War II monument.

Read story - 2 comments

Commander salutes last U.S. WWI veteran

Commander salutes last U.S. WWI veteran

Foster regards Frank Buckles as symbolic of the generation that gave birth to The American Legion.

Read story - 1 comment

Foster attends 77th Lincoln pilgrimage

Foster attends 77th Lincoln pilgrimage

National Commander speaks at Abraham Lincoln's tomb in honor of the former president's birthday.

Read story - 3 comments

Foster finishes up Far East trip

Foster finishes up Far East trip

National Commander Jimmie Foster and Auxiliary President Carlene Ashworth toured the Orient, personally expressing thanks to U.S. military for their service.

Read story - 0 comments

Legion: Vet issues await new Congress

Legion: Vet issues await new Congress

National Commander Jimmie Foster hopes the 112th Congress moves in the same direction as the Congress before it.

Read story - 0 comments

Foster to address Congress

Foster to address Congress

Legion's national commander expected to cover wide range of issues while speaking before joint session of the House, Senate Veterans Affairs committees.

Read story - 1 comment

Connect with the commander

Connect with the commander

Legionnaires everywhere can follow Jimmie Foster's travels as national commander by becoming a ‘Fan' of his on Facebook.

Read story - 4 comments

The focus this year: SAVED

The focus this year: SAVED

Newly elected National Commander Jimmie Foster wants Legionnaires to 'take care of veterans in any way possible.'

Read story - 1 comment

Foster first Alaska national commander

Foster first Alaska national commander

Jimmie Foster is The American Legion's first national commander from Alaska.

Read story - 2 comments

Serving America's veterans every day

Serving  America's veterans every day

New commander shares his vision and values in acceptance speech at 92nd National Convention.

Read story - 4 comments

'Lucky 7' pin incentive program

'Lucky 7' pin incentive program

During the 2010-2011 membership year, National Commander Jimmie Foster will award his National Commander pin to any Legion family member who signs up at least two new members and renews five current members into The American Legion.

Read story - 17 comments

Pages