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Post 472 takes titles in two competitions of The American Legion National Convention Color Guard Contest in Minneapolis.
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The new online tool helps veterans, servicemembers, military families and caregivers to learn about and apply for VA benefits.
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Secretary Shinseki amplifies Obama's message that veterans can help drive the nation's economic recovery.
National Chaplain delivers powerful message during patriotic memorial service at national convention.
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.
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Mother Nature provides ideal weather for the 2011 National Convention parade.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi told convention delegates that the interests of veterans will be protected during the budget crisis.
The American Legion held a roundtable discussion Aug. 25 at the Hilton Minneapolis that focused upon issues affecting student veterans on college and university campuses.
Over the next three days, many distinguished guests will address those attending The American Legion National Convention, including President Obama.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Col. Greg Gadson's service to his fellow soldiers didn't stop after an IED took his legs.
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.
The American Legion Legacy Run broke its 2011 donation goal by almost $200,000.
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New VA initiative seeks make sure servicemembers transitioning into student life have a support system in place.