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Over the next three days, many distinguished guests will address those attending The American Legion National Convention, including President Obama.
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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.
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Past National Chaplain Larry Vollink gives a prayer for all those traveling to The American Legion National Convention.
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.
Navy veteran Bill Simon says retail giant is adding stores, jobs and opportunities for those who have served in uniform.
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Three popular sites target the nation's largest gathering of veterans and their families.
Former NFL standout and current Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page receives the James V. Day "Good Guy" Award.
Secretary of State provides videotaped address while multiple awards were given to honorable Legionnaires and distinguished guests.
A Homeless Veterans Symposium during the Legion's National Convention focused on the most difficult challenges facing the veterans community today.
Members of the Legion's Economic Commission become hopeful after touring two Minnesota facilities for homeless veterans.
Number of awards expanded from one to three, to reflect rise of online journalism.
American Legion National Security Commission members tour 133rd and 934th Airlift Wings in Minnesota.
Former House Democrat receives the Distinguished Service Medal for support of veterans, Legion priorities.
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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Departments’s under secretary for Health admits agency started out slowly but is working hard to catch up.
President tells national convention that the budget won't be balanced ‘on the backs of our veterans.'
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The American Legion presented its annual honors to selected employers of veterans, as well as individuals, who aid veterans seeking jobs.
Available for iPhone/iPad, Android and BlackBerry, the app features maps, convention speakers, social media and breaking news.
The American Legion National Convention live streaming events begin today. See what highlights are coming up.
Band will perform during the National Commander's Banquet Aug. 30 at the 2011 National Convention.
National convention attendees have opportunity to purchase game tickets at discounted prices; National Commander Foster to throw out first pitch.
National convention attendees will have a chance to see Jerick Johnson race near downtown Minneapolis at no charge.
Free concert performed by Army personnel set for Aug. 29 in Minneapolis Convention Center Auditorium.
Convention attendees showing their American Legion badge will receive a pass for 10 percent off purchases for three days.
Page created to allow Legionnaires planning to attend and those living in area to interact, provide local tips leading up late August, then share convention experiences.
Foster tells the National Executive Committee that while the death of Osama bin Laden was a great victory, further military battles lie ahead.
National convention attendees have opportunity to purchase game tickets at discounted prices; National Commander Foster to throw out first pitch at baseball game.
Forms for both national convention contests are available online and must be received by July 22.
In 2010, 102 independent exhibitors filled up the exhibit hall in Milwaukee, representing a variety of businesses and agencies.
Country-folk-rock group will perform during the National Commander’s Banquet on Aug. 30.