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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.

American Legion by the numbers

New Consolidated Post Report shows the many ways Legionnaires are making differences in their communities and beyond.

Post visits to be rewarded

The District Commander Post Visitation Award is an incentive for personal visits to posts by district commanders, vice commanders.

Legacy Run nets more than $700,000 for scholarships

The run – now in its seventh year – has raised more than $3 million for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund.

A place of peace

Department of Michigan facility offers therapeutic opportunity for veterans.

Legion applauds passage of jobs act

Veteran Skills to Jobs Act, backed by The American Legion, aims to make it easier for qualified veterans to obtain licenses, credentials for civilian careers.

Dateline: Capitol Hill

House passes fiscal 2013 continuing resolution to fund government.

Help support OCW this year

Help support American Legion National Commander James E. Koutz's fundraising goal of $500,000 for Operation Comfort Warriors.

Our family helping another family

Message from the national adjutant.

September TAPS

September TAPS