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Prior to passage of Resolution No. 1, PNC Spanogle, National Commander Wong make impassioned pleas to keep defense budget intact.
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John H. Geiger Operations Center dedicated today in Indianapolis.
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National Executive Committeeman, commission members, and department adjutants and commanders heading to Indianapolis for 2011 Fall Meetings.
The American Legion presented its annual honors to selected employers of veterans, as well as individuals, who aid veterans seeking jobs.
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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Number of awards expanded from one to three, to reflect rise of online journalism.
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Secretary of State provides videotaped address while multiple awards were given to honorable Legionnaires and distinguished guests.
Navy veteran Bill Simon says retail giant is adding stores, jobs and opportunities for those who have served in uniform.
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Kevin Schmiegel, vice president of Veterans' Employment Programs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, shared three components in the organization's concerted campaign to employ military veterans.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi told convention delegates that the interests of veterans will be protected during the budget crisis.
U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller told Convention delegates that the military and those who once served in it shouldn't be on the chopping block when it comes to budget cutbacks.
Secretary Shinseki amplifies Obama's message that veterans can help drive the nation's economic recovery.
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.
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.
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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