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‘A clean, wholesome sport’ for youth

Idaho junior rifle club prospers with only eight targets for 60 shooters.

Legion airs on the big screen

Four Pennsylvania posts sponsor a Legion membership recruitment ad that’s aired on eight movie screens.

1,700 black balloons soar for POW/MIAs

A 21-foot tall balloon releases the balloons to 'symbolize the souls of all POW/MIAs.'

Finalize entries for post history contest

Post historians who have spent the last membership year chronicling the activities of their post should start finalizing their entries for the first round of judging in the National Post History Contest.

A month of celebrating children and youth

April is Children & Youth Month and Legion family members are encouraged to promote awareness.

Michigan post displays 150 years of military history

Post 108 has 225 military uniforms and an array of other military artifacts.

2016 VA budget released

On Feb. 2, President Barack Obama released his proposed fiscal year (FY) 2016 federal budget.

Help lawful immigrants prepare for citizenship

Legion's new guide helps Legionnaires assist immigrants preparing for citizenship.

Centennial spotlight: Post 287 in Missouri

Dick Munkres American Legion Post 287 in Savannah, Mo.

Did you know?

Donate your old car to the Legion's Car Donation Program.

Register for the 2015 Legacy Run

Also, watch Oratorical Contest finals live and visit the new "I am The American Legion" web page.

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Legion gives hope to veterans

The Legion’s Veterans Benefits Center in Florida helped 175 veterans receive answers about VA benefits claims, financial assistance.

Legionnaires greet, comfort traveling servicemembers

Georgia Legionnaires greet active-duty military men and women at Atlanta airport.

Extinguished veterans flame relit after 40 years

Kansas Legionnaire and Air Force veteran felt called to relight the flame that represented fallen servicemembers.

Gold Brigade spotlight: Ken Teunissen of South Dakota

Teunissen of Post 15 in Sioux Falls, S.D., recruited 318 new members into the Legion in 2014.

Centennial spotlight: Post 513 in Thibodaux, La.

The Raymond Stafford American Legion Post 513

Creating a legacy worth remembering

The following is Department of Kansas Adjutant Charles Yunker’s recent column from the department’s monthly newsletter. It’s a reminder of the importance of remembering how we got here as we look for ways to move forward and create a legacy worth remembering every year.

A family of passionate, dedicated advocates

I have a dream.

Did you know?

Fun, helpful Legion facts.

House, Senate pass suicide prevention bill

Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act heads to President Obama's desk for signature.

New bill provides VA accountability

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Community events helped revitalize Indiana post

Post 145 revitalized with the Indiana Blue Star Salute program.

Discount airfare available for 2015 Legion meetings

Legionnaires can obtain discounted rates through Delta Airlines and United Airlines.

National Guard muster provides Legion awareness

The Department of Arizona American Legion Family let the Army and airmen know the support the Legion can provide for them and their families.

Did you know?

Legion facts

Legion’s new career platform

Web platform helps those who served in uniform translate military skills to job skills, find employment, start businesses and make successful transitions.


Legionnaire honors World War II women

The missing names of 150 Revere women who served during World War II sparked a project for Merullo – to build a monument memorializing the women.

Kiosk displays Legion Family brochures

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Centennial spotlight: New York Post 396

Winnek American Legion Post 396 in Geneva, N.Y.

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