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Revitalization grows the Legion

Breathe life back into your post and community.

Legion-supported bills introduced


Train the trainer with LEAD

New program designed to provide members at all levels of the organization with information, and tools to use that information.

Vietnam veterans rest in honor

Nearly 2,600 Michigan Vietnam War veterans’ gravesites are properly accounted for thanks to two Legion Riders.


Remembering those who served.

Legion departments address credentialing and in-state tuition for veterans

Nine American Legion departments have begun addressing the two issues with their state legislatures.

NEF surpasses 300 grants for Sandy victims

The American Legion’s National Emergency Fund program has provided nearly $300,000 in grants to those rebuilding from Superstorm Sandy on the East Coast.

GAO analyzes veterans services

General Accounting Office’s recommendations align with Legion’s resolutions and support of DOL’s primary role.

First LEAD training class graduates

More than 200 Legion Family members from the Department of Texas successfully completed the one-day training program.

Family Support Network ready to help

Funds available for families who face tough times when a family member is deployed with National Guard or reserves.

2013 Legacy Run preparations under way

Planning still under way for event that will start in Indianapolis and conclude in Houston.

Obama signs veteran-friendly bills

Legislation impacts education, creates burn pit registry and assigns military cemetery status.

New baseball registration site unveiled

New American Legion Baseball registration website allows coaches to quickly register their team and meet the Legion's policy for background screening checks.

Membership Incentive: Gold Brigade Award

Each month, a different membership incentive award/program will be featured.

VA eliminates Eligibility Verification Report

The elimination will allow staff to focus on the compensation claims backlog.

Discount airfare offered for 2013 Legion meetings

The American Legion has obtained airline discounts with American Airlines, Delta Airlines and United Airlines for the organization’s 2013 meetings.

Take the LEAD

American Legion launches new leadership training program.

Our continued support for children, families

Temporary Financial Assistance, Family Support Network make huge impact in 2012.

Defense authorization measures enacted

Dateline Capitol Hill

Share your travel adventures

FODPAL web page on national website gives Legionnaires an opportunity to tell about encounters with Legion posts outside the borders of the United States.

A post that's easy to love

American Legion Post 567 in Orchard Park, N.Y.

Legion reminders to post

"Need A Lift" has been discontinued; two awards due Feb. 1.

5-year membership plan on the table

Legion’s Membership & Post Activities Committee meeting in Indianapolis this week.


Remembering those who served.

Help brand your American Legion

Legion sponsoring contest to adopt a tagline for the organization. The winning entry receives $500 – and a lasting legacy.

Legion job fairs help 7,000 find employment

In 2012, The American Legion participated in a record number of veterans jobs fairs.

A tree full of heroes faces

American Legion Post 200 in Hampstead, Md., hangs photos of veterans on its Christmas tree.

'A domino effect'

Department of Pennsylvania raised $225,000 for state’s first Fisher House.

Changes to Dispatch start in January

Post, district and department leaders can access the new online version of the publication for useful resources, communication tools and engaging one another.

In review: Second session of 112th Congress

Dateline Capitol Hill