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Support The American Legion's "April is Children & Youth Month"
"Put a spotlight on the Legionnaire even if it’s only for a few minutes to tell everybody else what a good job they did (with membership recruitment) to encourage others to do the same."
New identification cards to be mailed to approximately 4 million enrollees in VA’s health-care system.
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District 6 from the Department of Texas donated $1,500 by asking for 50 cents from each member.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is asking Congress to approve a $163.9 billion budget in fiscal 2015, an increase of about $10.1 billion over the department’s fiscal 2014 funding.
New membership public relations guide helps with recruiting new members, building the organization’s image and creating brand awareness.
Greystone Prep School in Texas gives students at second chance at earning appointments to military academies.
American Legion Post and Auxiliary Unit 132 of Oro Valley, Ariz., are the recipients of the U.S. National Guard’s Family Program Community Purple Award for 2013
Michigan posts host annual Four Chaplains service to uphold their legacy.
Smartphone application offers easy access to join or renew, find a local post, donate and more.
Download Eagle Scout application; view upcoming career fairs; celebrate the Legion's 95th birthday; receive flag alerts.
The American Legion is urging veterans to voice their concerns about the COLA cuts to the district offices of their congressional representatives.
Also, House approves in-state tuition for veteran students
Richard M. Pedro – who passed away Jan. 10 – served as Department of New York adjutant for 29 years, but his national presence was commanding.
Helpful, fun Legion facts.
On Dec. 26, President Barack Obama signed into law H.R. 3304, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014.
The American Legion’s National Emergency Fund provides immediate financial assistance to veterans who qualify.
Legionnaire refurbishes a luggage cart to carry fallen war heroes' remains when arriving home by plane.
In 2013, the Legion's TFA program disbursed more than $1 million in grants, assisting 2,080 minor children throughout the United States.
American Legion meetings with the Internal Revenue Service resulted in change to guidelines requiring posts to keep copies of members' DD-214s on file.
National records can neither confirm nor deny that this is the first time in history an American Legion department commander, Auxiliary department president and SAL detachment commander all from the same family served in those capacities at the same time. It is, at the very least, a rarity.
American Legion members interested in the discounted Paid Up For Life program can now easily join online: www.legion.org/join/pufl
Cliff Reynolds, a member of Post 547 in Monroeville, Ohio, was recently honored for his commitment to The American Legion for 70 continuous years.
Legionnaires can obtain discounted rates through American Airlines, Delta Airlines and United Airlines.
Legion news: What you need to know
Two Montana Legionnaires experience the emotional impact of a deployment ceremony.