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Tours available during national convention

Tours available during national convention

Walking tours of Indiana war memorials, motor coach tour of Indianapolis Motor Speedway among available outings.

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Color guard contest moved to Friday

Color guard contest moved to Friday

Date of annual national convention event moved to Aug. 24 allow for more spectators to attend.

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New convention Facebook page launched

New convention Facebook page launched

Page designed to create interaction among Legion family members about the national convention, as well as provide updates on 2012 National Convention in Indianapolis.

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Get discount tickets to NBA game

Get discount tickets to NBA game

Washington Conference attendees have opportunity to purchase reduced-price tickets for two Washington Wizards games in February.

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Posts available to host convention events

Posts available to host convention events

Several Indianapolis-area American Legion posts already have offered to open their doors for 2012 National Convention events.

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National convention resources available

National convention resources available

The 2012 National Convention in Indianapolis is a little more than nine months away. A resources list has started and will continue to grow as the event approaches.

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Criteria in place for hosting convention

Criteria in place for hosting convention

Cities wanting to host an American Legion national convention must go through a bid process.

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Legion leadership to gather in Indy

Legion leadership to gather in Indy

National Executive Committeeman, commission members, and department adjutants and commanders heading to Indianapolis for 2011 Fall Meetings.

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Geiger's vision now etched in stone

Geiger's vision now etched in stone

John H. Geiger Operations Center dedicated today in Indianapolis.

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Now is not the time to cut national defense

Now is not the time to cut national defense

Prior to passage of Resolution No. 1, PNC Spanogle, National Commander Wong make impassioned pleas to keep defense budget intact.

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The commander's capitol investment

The commander's capitol investment

At Fall Meetings in Indianapolis, American Legion leader shares insights after intensive schedule of meetings earlier with members of Congress

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Houston color guard comes up big

Houston color guard comes up big

Post 472 takes titles in two competitions of The American Legion National Convention Color Guard Contest in Minneapolis.

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Three milbloggers return to Convention

Three milbloggers return to Convention

Three popular sites target the nation's largest gathering of veterans and their families.

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Humbled, but worthy

Humbled, but worthy

Former NFL standout and current Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page receives the James V. Day "Good Guy" Award.

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Legionnaires awarded for service, support

Legionnaires awarded for service, support

Secretary of State provides videotaped address while multiple awards were given to honorable Legionnaires and distinguished guests.

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Three keys to ending vet homelessness

Three keys to ending vet homelessness

A Homeless Veterans Symposium during the Legion's National Convention focused on the most difficult challenges facing the veterans community today.

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Collaborating to end veteran homelessness

Collaborating to end veteran homelessness

Members of the Legion's Economic Commission become hopeful after touring two Minnesota facilities for homeless veterans.

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Fourth Estate awards presented

Fourth Estate awards presented

Number of awards expanded from one to three, to reflect rise of online journalism.

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Legionnaires meet 'Flying Vikings'

Legionnaires meet 'Flying Vikings'

American Legion National Security Commission members tour 133rd and 934th Airlift Wings in Minnesota.

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Edwards receives top Legion honor

Edwards receives top Legion honor

Former House Democrat receives the Distinguished Service Medal for support of veterans, Legion priorities.

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Reagan, Thatcher teamwork focus of speech

Reagan, Thatcher teamwork focus of speech

Presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann tells veterans that U.S. can, as Reagan did, resume its place as the ‘free world's leader.'

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VA focusing on women veterans

VA focusing on women veterans

Departments’s under secretary for Health admits agency started out slowly but is working hard to catch up.

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Obama: Veterans benefits won't be slashed

Obama: Veterans benefits won't be slashed

President tells national convention that the budget won't be balanced ‘on the backs of our veterans.'

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Advocates of veteran employment honored

Advocates of veteran employment honored

The American Legion presented its annual honors to selected employers of veterans, as well as individuals, who aid veterans seeking jobs.

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NCA: Arlington will be back

NCA: Arlington will be back

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.

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Patriot Award winner beats adversity

Patriot Award winner beats adversity

Col. Greg Gadson's service to his fellow soldiers didn't stop after an IED took his legs.

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Legionnaires watch 76 Freedom Car race

Legionnaires watch 76 Freedom Car race

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.

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Legacy Run breaks donation goal

Legacy Run breaks donation goal

The American Legion Legacy Run broke its 2011 donation goal by almost $200,000.

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Outreach for veterans on campus

Outreach for veterans on campus

New VA initiative seeks make sure servicemembers transitioning into student life have a support system in place.

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Legionnaires bring cheer to VA patients

Legionnaires bring cheer to VA patients

On Aug. 29, Legionnaires from the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Commission paid a visit to recovering troops at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center.

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