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Registration ongoing for 2013 Legacy Run

Ride to Houston sets goal of raising $450,000 for American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund.

VA, DoD pull back on electronic health records

National commander ‘cautiously optimistic’ about the new plan for servicemembers’ health records.

Gold, Silver Brigade membership award enhanced

The membership award has been renamed "Koutz Scouts" and offers monetary incentive for 2012 top-level Legion recruiters.

New home for wounded warrior

Indiana Legionnaires and community members help build Army Infantryman Tim Senkowski and his family a new, stable life.

Membership incentive: Big 12 Competition

Get reimbursed for computer equipment purchases of up to $2,000.

VA, DoD upgrades its benefits website

Joint VA/DoD web portal provides access to variety of military, veterans benefits resources.

Legion news: What you need to know

Eagle Scout application and deadline; Legion birthday speech; Legacy Run; and Legiontown USA

Revitalization grows the Legion

Breathe life back into your post and community.

A heart-filled post

American Legion Post 40 in Chino Valley, Ariz.

A wall of war heroes

Commander's Message

Vietnam veterans rest in honor

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

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.

Legion-supported bills introduced



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.

5-year membership plan on the table

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


Remembering those who served.

Defense authorization measures enacted

Dateline Capitol Hill

Legion reminders to post

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

Membership Incentive: Gold Brigade Award

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

A post that's easy to love

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

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.

VA eliminates Eligibility Verification Report

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

Our continued support for children, families

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