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Legion’s new membership renewal campaign

Monthly data will list members in the direct renewal campaign on

Live goat is membership draw for South Dakota

District commanders in The American Legion Department of South Dakota have an incentive to meet their membership goal for 2014-2015.

Teddy bears support Legion programs

Twenty percent of proceeds from the sales of all the bears will be donated to American Legion programs.

Legion launches fundraising, awareness campaign

The TV ads focus on the mental health needs of today’s returning veterans.

Help veterans with VA needs

Departments and posts are encouraged to host veterans outreach centers.

Gold Brigade spotlight: Robert Hicks of Delaware

Two-time American Legion Gold Brigade Award recipient Robert Wayne Hicks of Post 2 in Milford, Del.

Did you know?

Awards given and more.

How the new Veterans Choice Card works

Legion news.

2015 COLA increase is 1.7 percent

Dateline news.

Centennial Spotlight: Post 479 in Swanton, Ohio

Centennial Spotlight: Post 479 in Swanton, Ohio

A silent walk for POW/MIAs

Legion Family members in Wisconsin walk a mile in silence every third Saturday in September to honor servicemembers still unaccounted for.

Help youth ‘close the gate on drugs’

Child Welfare Foundation grant recipient Young Marines is helping youth say no to drugs and you can help too.

Gold Brigade spotlight: Edward Castillo of California

Edward Castillo of Post 68 in Hayward, Calif., recruited 51 new members into the Legion in 2014.

COLA increase for service-disabled veterans

The legislation increases the COLA for veterans with service-connected disabilities starting Dec. 1, 2014 and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans.

Keep Halloween safe for youth

Houston post host party to educate youth on trick-or-treating safety and patriotism.

Share your military experience

As Veterans Day approaches, I encourage Legionnaires to visit students in the classrooms to share their military service and what it means to be patriotic.

Legion outreach efforts increased in 2013

9,002 American Legion posts submitted a Consolidated Post Report (CPR) to show how they are making a difference in their communities.

Centennial Celebration spotlight: California Post 48

Post 48 in Oxnard, Calif.

Did you know?

Fun facts about The American Legion and its members.

‘Legion, home-school community share values’

I had heard of The American Legion, but I knew very little of what it stood for. By getting involved with a terrific American Legion program (the Oratorical Contest) this year with my home-schooled daughter, it taught my family a lot about the organization.





Legion awards presented during convention

National Recruiter of the Year from Maryland.

Exercise your right to vote

Download the Legion's "Get Out the Vote" brochure online for free.

T-shirt sells Legion membership

Past department commander wears a Legion T-shirt; gets asked membership questions.

Legionnaire reunites with soldier he saved in Afghanistan

During an OCW donation to a North Carolina VA, Keith Melick and Roy Wilkins met for the first time in 10 years.

Commander: Stay the course

2014-2015 American Legion National Commander Mike Helm shares his goals and vision for the Legion.

Support American Legion Charities

My project for the year will be supporting American Legion Charities.

$1 million raised for children of fallen heroes

The five-day 2014 Legacy Ride raised more than $435,000 for the scholarship; more donations poured in during national convention.

Centennial spotlight: Post 14 in Delaware

The post had the first American Legion ambulance service in the world.