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'To honor veterans past and present'

'To honor veterans past and present'

Climbing temperatures and high humidity weren't enough to deter a sense of obligation for those who marched in Sunday's national convention parade.

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Riding toward recovery

Riding toward recovery

Approximately 50 Ride 2 Recovery participants arrive at American Legion National Convention in Milwaukee.

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H2H job fair comes to Milwaukee

H2H job fair comes to Milwaukee

Event connects more than 50 veteran-friendly employers with about 200 veterans looking for jobs.

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Texas post claims Color Guard titles

Texas post claims Color Guard titles

Post 472 of Harrisburg wins Military Open Class, Advancing/Retrieving Colors competitions.

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Reaching younger veterans

Reaching younger veterans

The work of today's Legion demands social networking, says Department of Defense official.

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Rebuilding together

Rebuilding together

New veterans center opens in Milwaukee with local American Legion help.

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Fostering understanding on campus

Fostering understanding on campus

Legion symposium attempts to breed an understanding between the academic community and veterans moving onto college.

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Legion emblem rededicated in Milwaukee

Legion emblem rededicated in Milwaukee

Legionnaires, Army Reserve troops, city officials and local citizens celebrated the rededication of 50-foot in diameter Legion emblem first created in 1930s.

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Legion documentary available at convention

Legion documentary available at convention

'History of The American Legion: A National Legacy,' will be available for purchase at the Emblem Sales booth at the 92nd National Convention in Milwaukee.

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Convention comes to Milwaukee

Convention comes to Milwaukee

An education symposium kicks off events Aug. 26; the schedule concludes with the election of the 2010-2011 national commander Sept. 2.

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National Convention parade route available

National Convention parade route available

92nd National Convention's parade is scheduled for 4 p.m. Aug. 29 in Milwaukee.

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Hill: improve VA's hiring practices

Hill: improve VA's hiring practices

National Commander Clarence Hill tells NEC the Legion is willing to work with VA to improve the department's veterans hiring practices.

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Spring means meetings in Indy

Spring means meetings in Indy

Commission and committee members, along with the National Executive Committee, will converge on Indianapolis for a busy five days.

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4Troops to perform in Milwaukee

4Troops to perform in Milwaukee

Music group of former soldiers will perform at The American Legion's 92nd National Convention.

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SitRep Five

Clarence Hill reports from Washington, D.C., about his recent trips to West Virginia, the Carolinas, Illinois and other places of Legion interest.

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Milwaukee: an up-close look

Milwaukee: an up-close look

Seven tours encompassing a wide range of Milwaukee's culture and history are available to Legion family members.

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Commander to meet with Obama

Commander to meet with Obama

American Legion National Commander Clarence Hill will wrap up the 50th Washington Conference Wednesday afternoon by meeting with President Obama in the Oval Office.

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Calling on Congress

Calling on Congress

Hill climbs The Hill during American Legion's 50th Washington Conference.

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Truly making a difference

Truly making a difference

National Commander Clarence E. Hill explains how the Legion has made a difference in the past year during the Washington Conference Commander's Call.

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Need for volunteering continues to grow

Need for volunteering continues to grow

Panel discussion addresses the importance of Legionnaires volunteering in various areas to serve their fellow veterans.

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The Washington Conference at 50

Past National Commander William Burke's vision of a conference that would 'demonstrate to both the Congress and our executive and administrative leadership the size, scope and the importance of The American Legion' is still relevant today.

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Tune in live for the Commander's Call

Tune in live for the Commander's Call

The Commander's Call of the 50th American Legion Washington Conference will be streamed live on www.legion.org Tuesday, March 2, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

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Still making a difference after 50 years in D.C.

Still making a difference after 50 years in D.C.

National commander's 1960 vision for a more unified voice in the nation's capital launched a lasting series of high-profile Legion gatherings.

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Washington Conference 2010 schedule

Washington Conference 2010 schedule

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Opening their doors

Opening their doors

Several American Legion posts and other venues have expressed a desire to host functions during the 2010 National Convention in Milwaukee.

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Troop supporter guest at commander's banquet

Troop supporter guest at commander's banquet

Country music star Aaron Tippin has made several trips to Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Milwaukee offers several transportation rental possibilities

Milwaukee offers several transportation rental possibilities

Several businesses will offer scooter rental during the 91st National Convention.

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Milwaukee: Premiere Midwest destination

Milwaukee: Premiere Midwest destination

Milwaukee is a premiere Midwestern meeting destination. State-of-the-art convention facilities are conveniently located at Midwest Airlines Center.

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Key resolutions of the 2009 Fall Meetings

Key resolutions passed at the 2009 Fall National Executive Committee Meetings in Indianapolis.

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Hill urges Legion to move 'full speed ahead'

 Hill urges Legion to move 'full speed ahead'

The National Commander laid out the challenges ahead during the National Executive Committee's Fall Meetings in Indianapolis.

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