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Legionnaires ideal mentors to student veterans

Legionnaires can provide aid to local student veterans by locating a nearby school’s Student Veterans of America chapter.

Gold Star Post 820: A true family

Gold Star Post 820, Monroeville, Penn.

Leadership Q&A

Q: How is your post staying in contact with new members?

Congress returns to agenda full of military matters

This week’s update on initiatives and programs from national headquarter’s D.C. divisions.

Promote Children & Youth month

A weekly look at the initiatives and programs at national headquarters.

NEF helps assist Hurricane Sandy victims

A look inside the news and initiatives at National Headquarters

VA program can give boost to low-income vets

This week’s roundup of news and notes from the Washington office of The American Legion.

Attention turns to Hispanic vets

Get updated on how the DC Legion office is helping veterans and their causes.

New training for department, post leaders

Get updated on the Legion’s high-profile programs and initiatives.

Fall Meetings resolutions available

64 resolutions passed by National Executive Committee released to Legion’s Digital Archive.

An all-time high

Legion aiming for 3.3 million members by centennial.

Roosevelt IV to lead centennial effort

Ted Roosevelt IV will help The American Legion celebrate its 100th birthday over the next seven years.

Dateline Capitol Hill

Fiscal 2013 continuing resolution becomes law, will fund government.

Teamwork leads to new members

More than 400 new, headquarters post transfers brought into local posts during revitalization efforts in California.

CWF awards $734,220 in grants

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation provides funding to other nonprofit organizations to educate the public about the special needs of children.

Legion to continue printing Dispatch

Readers spoke. Editors listened. The printed Dispatch will continue into 2013.

Legionville's possibilities endless

Deer hunt for disabled veterans helps trigger a new era for Minnesota’s unique 600-acre retreat in the woods.

World Series in Shelby through 2019

Shelby’s contract to host The American Legion World Series has been extended thanks to the community’s outstanding performance for the past two years.

History contest winners announced

Legion awards post and department history contest winners during Fall Meetings.



Learn about Junior Law Cadet

The American Legion’s Junior Law Cadet Program educates youth about law enforcement and instills a newfound respect for law officials.

Nine students receive $20,000 scholarships

American Legion names 2012 Samsung Scholarship recipients.

Legion mandates background checks

A background check screening for staff and volunteers involved in American Legion national youth programs will become effective Jan. 1, 2013.

No generation gap in Lowville

New York post‘s older members help develop plan to bring in younger veterans. The results speak for themselves.

Membership is our lifeblood

We must reach our membership goal. The stakes are high not only for our organization to continue thriving, but for our military community as a whole.

Kansas Post 68: Staying busy all year

Lysle Rischel Post 68, Hutchinson, Kan.

Ohio Post 109: An honor to serve

Commander of Montpelier Post 109 in Ohio shares why he loves his post.

'Everyday is Veterans Day' pin

Recruiters to be honored with National Commander's pin.

Virginia Legionnaire is Recruiter of the Year

Frank Carr wins Recruiter of the Year for the fourth time.

Christmas bonus award offered

Districts will receive a monetary check on behalf of National Commander James E. Koutz for going above and beyond its Dec. 31, 2011 membership goal.