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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

Providing answers, advice at post level

Veterans forum in Indianapolis covers wide range of topics

'Our Pillars, Your Platform'

Legion releases report on election issues

'Our Boys Nation journey'

2012 American Legion Boys Nation president, Jonathan Hess, shares his week-long experience.

OCW brings warriors to Six Flags

Legion’s program donates more than $15,000 to help wounded warriors and their loved ones enjoy a day at Texas amusement park.

This is your American Legion

What this organization does starts at the post level.


Prominent Legion members are remembered.

Touching lives

Membership is much more than simple numbers.

Dateline Capitol Hill

House passes veterans Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2012


Prominent Legion members are remembered.

Bringing back the great outdoors

Missouri post’s wildlife facility hopes to give disabled veterans another shot at enjoying Mother Nature.

Dateline: Capitol Hill

On July 9, the House of Representatives voted on legislation to benefit veterans and their families, as well as veteran jobseekers. Both bills now go to the Senate for further action.

Honoring their service

Illinois teen's uses Eagle Scout project to repair grandfather's Legion post.

Military training must translate to jobs

Legion leads the way in showing how to integrate highly skilled veterans into the work force.

New York Riders ready for Legacy Run

Post 1451 American Legion Riders in Wheatfield, N.Y., have several activities scheduled for days leading up to National Commander’s Ride.