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Centennial Celebration Spotlight: Post 64 in Massachusetts

American Legion Post 64 in Middleborough, Mass.

Home Depot grant improves California post

Post 555 in Midway City gets much-need updates with the help of grants available to Legion post and members.

You generosity makes an impact

Immune Deficiency Foundation presents the Child Welfare Foundation with its IDF Impact Award.

Legionnaire searches for drum, bugle corps memorabilia

American Legion posts with memorabilia of past or present drum and bugle corps are encouraged to contact Bob Zinko of Summerville, S.C.

A ‘good relationship’ that’s growing

American Legion enjoys larger presence at Tree Town Musical Festival.

'An evolution for The American Legion'

The American Legion’s age-old mantra of veterans helping veterans has found a fitting home at the University of Akron.

Register now for 2015 Legacy Run

On Aug. 23, The American Legion’s 10th annual Legacy Run will take off from Kenneth N. Dowden Wayne Post 64 on the west side of Indianapolis and head for the 97th National Convention in Baltimore.

Legion Rider's nostalgic journey one for the history books

World War II veteran completes 6,000-mile motorcycle trek.

Old Glory needs our support more than ever

With Flag Day just around the corner, American Legion departments, posts and members have an opportunity to steer attention back to our beloved Stars and Stripes.

Turning a negative into a positive

Thanks to the actions of Post 202 in Fayetteville, N.C., this story has a happy ending.

Ask a Service Officer: What can you do to help veterans and family members?

In order to truly assist veterans, it is important that you become familiar with the accredited veterans service officers in your area.

Did you know?

The American Legion Digital Archive – a research tool allowing access to a host of Legion materials and publications from National Headquarters – was recently optimized for use on smartphones and tablets.

Eleventh hour actions keep Denver VA hospital afloat

Last-minute effort gives VA a few more weeks of breathing room on controversial project.

Legionnaires urged to engage with Post-9/11 groups

Legion posts and departments are being called upon to embrace and collaborate with Post-9/11 generation-centric veterans groups.

Legion ‘champion’ Pete Wheeler passes away

Pete Wheeler, who served as commissioner of the Georgia Department of Veterans Service continuously since 1954, passed away April 21.

Florida youth wins Oratorical championship

Florida’s Geeta Minocha captured first place April 12 in The American Legion 78th Annual High School Oratorical Scholarship Program.

Legion Vermont teddy bears available

Legionnaires or veterans’ families can honor a loved one this Memorial Day with a limited edition teddy bear from the Vermont Teddy Bear Company.

This month serves as a time for reflection

Memorial Day, of course, is a time when the nation pauses to remember veterans who have died while serving and protecting America.

Doolittle Raiders give Congressional Medal to museum

Group's last two surviving members presented its Congressional Gold Medal to the National Museum of the United States Air Force on April 18.

Did you know?

The American Legion Department of California can claim the most National Oratorical contest champions – eight – since the program began in 1938.

Military construction, VA funding gets preliminary approval

On April 30, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2029, the Fiscal Year 2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill by a vote of 255-163.

Ask a service officer

Will I lose my guns, hunting license or carry permit if I receive VA mental health care?

The bond of service

Florida’s Post 392 provides camaraderie for all ages of veterans, active-duty military.

Artist paints old glory to thank veterans

Scott LoBaido is painting the American flag on the side of an American Legion or a 
VFW post in all 50 states.

Celebrating 96 years of Legion service, pride

Phenix City, Ala., Post 135's annual Legion birthday ball brings community together while helping tell the organization's story.

Department of Homeland Security funding finalized

Funding increased by $400 million compared to fiscal 2014.

Did You Know?

On April 2, the American Battle Monuments Commission is closing its Floral Fund program.

Monthly donation helps support America’s heroes

The Legion has launched a new national awareness campaign on television to raise funds that the organization will use to assist more veterans and their families.

Centennial Spotlight: Post 11 in Wagner, S.D.

Post 11 in Wagner, S.D.

New Jersey Legionnaires donate two buses to veterans home

Fundraising efforts by Bergen County posts results in purchase of two buses, money left over for a third.