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Ted Cruz, R-Texas, gave an informal speech to the Legion’s 95th National Convention about liberties afforded to citizens by their country.
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CEO Josue ‘Joe’ Robles says Legion’s preferred provider of insurance and financial services will “up the ante” on veteran and military spouse hiring this year.
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Georgia Legionnaire brings in 724 new members to earn Recruiter of the Year; hundreds of thousands donated during the course of the national convention.
Staff Sgt. David Bellavia tells national convention attendees why he believes the men and women who didn’t receive the proper welcome home are the greatest generation.
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U.S. Rep. Al Green tells Legion’s national convention that a visit to a VA medical facility provides a view of patriotism, sacrifice.
VA secretary tells Legionnaires that all claims undecided a year or longer will be processed by end of the year, targets 2015 for full elimination.
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Deputy Secretary Seth Harris stresses to attendees at national convention that DoL is helping veterans build careers that support middle-class lifestyles.
Chairman of House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs tells Legion that while progress has been made, much work remains.
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Former POW Mike Durant tells the Legion’s national convention what went wrong with the raid chronicled in ‘Black Hawk Down.’
Legion-sponsored Hiring Our Heroes career fair in Houston welcomed 80 employers and nearly 350 veterans, servicemembers and military spouses.
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Ride that left Indianapolis and traveled 1,500 miles to national convention sets donation record, brings overall total to more than $4 million in eight Legacy Runs.
Biden focus on veterans employment, troop support during address to Legion's national convention.
National commander delivers strong message to Congress and the White House to stop sequestration from affecting the troops and veterans.
Grandson of American Legion founder says 100th anniversary commemoration will focus on the local post legacy and vision for the future.
The armed forces’ senior NCO promotes improved assistance programs, updates Legionnaires on reshaping of military.
Multinational electronics leader receives the Legion’s Patriot Award for 2013 during 95th National Convention in Houston.
NFL troupe presented with American Legion's highest honor.
Utah's William Christoffersen retiring from the National Executive Committee after nearly a half-century of leadership.
Athlete-turned-businessman honored with prestigious Legion recognition during 95th National Convention.
Entreprenurial course for women headlines intensive, two-day veterans' employment event.
A limited budget has hindered the agency charged with recovering, identifying U.S. servicemembers’ remains, but more than 30 IDs still were made this year.
About 80 members of National Security Commission get up-close look at two Coast Guard stations in Houston area.
Lack of competition no barrier to excellence for group making 63rd consecutive championship appearance.
Temperatures dip down into high 80s, rains hold off long enough to keep parade participants, spectators dry.
BeBe Winans and Margaret Bell help Legionnaires honor military sacrifice at convention's Patriotic Memorial Service.
The Legion's Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Commission was briefed on veterans' suicide, veterans treatment courts and the Veterans Justice Outreach Program.
Heritage Foundation national security expert warns of "fourth hollow force" since World War II.
Company’s foundation has pledged $80 million over five years to eradicate homelessness among the nation’s veterans.
Department of Veterans Affairs’ under secretary for benefits tells national convention delegates that Legion’s work with fully developed claims a big reason for success.
Licensing and credentialing advocates met at national convention to report progress in their campaign and to discuss ways to overcome remaining obstacles to universal success.