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Secretary Shinseki amplifies Obama's message that veterans can help drive the nation's economic recovery.
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During his speech today in Minneapolis, Congressman Tim Walz praised the Legion for being ‘a model for how this nation can function.'
Captain Brian Michel, a volunteer fireman from Pike County, Ga., was honored with The American Legion's Firefighter of the Year award.
Scott Womack, a crime-prevention officer from the Raleigh, N.C., Police Department, was named The American Legion Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.
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On Aug. 29, Legionnaires from the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Commission paid a visit to recovering troops at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center.
The American Legion Legacy Run broke its 2011 donation goal by almost $200,000.
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Col. Greg Gadson's service to his fellow soldiers didn't stop after an IED took his legs.
President tells national convention that the budget won't be balanced ‘on the backs of our veterans.'
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Former House Democrat receives the Distinguished Service Medal for support of veterans, Legion priorities.
National commander praises organization for ‘serving America's veterans every day.'
Jack Kull of the Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office briefs Legionnaires on current efforts to bring home the remains of America's fallen warriors from overseas.
Former NFL standout and current Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page receives the James V. Day "Good Guy" Award.
Over the next three days, many distinguished guests will address those attending The American Legion National Convention, including President Obama.
Mother Nature provides ideal weather for the 2011 National Convention parade.
Members of the Legion's Economic Commission become hopeful after touring two Minnesota facilities for homeless veterans.
National Chaplain delivers powerful message during patriotic memorial service at national convention.
The new online tool helps veterans, servicemembers, military families and caregivers to learn about and apply for VA benefits.
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Nearly 125 injured veterans were greeted by Legionnaires Saturday evening in Minneapolis after completing a five-day, 270-mile cycling journey.
Congress to consider legislation that would increase list to include Blue Water Navy Vietnam vets.
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Legion, U.S. Chamber of Commerce job fair brings togethers more than 60 employers, 350 job seekers.
New York-based group captures Natonal Convention Concert Band Contest.
New VA initiative seeks make sure servicemembers transitioning into student life have a support system in place.
American Legion/David Law Firm 76 Freedom Car driver Jerick Johnson added to his top-10 finishes Saturday at Elko Speedway where stands were filled with Legionnaires.
Head of National Cemetery Administration says while his agency doesn’t have oversight over Arlington National Cemetery, many former NCA employees are working to reverse the cemetery’s tarnished image.
Departments’s under secretary for Health admits agency started out slowly but is working hard to catch up.
The American Legion National Convention live streaming events begin today. See what highlights are coming up.
American Legion National Security Commission members tour 133rd and 934th Airlift Wings in Minnesota.
A Homeless Veterans Symposium during the Legion's National Convention focused on the most difficult challenges facing the veterans community today.
Post 472 takes titles in two competitions of The American Legion National Convention Color Guard Contest in Minneapolis.
Three popular sites target the nation's largest gathering of veterans and their families.