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Department of Michigan seeks new adjutant

Deadline to apply is July 11

Battling homelessness at the local level

Legion Riders chapter raises $3,000 to sponsor apartment in new long-term homeless veterans facility.

Arkansas awards blue cap Legionnaires

Arkansas has been recognizing Legionnaires with the Blue Cap of the Year award.



Our devotion to veterans in need

Legion members give hope to a blind retired Marine and a suicidal veteran.

Our influence outside the United States

There are more than 15,000 Legionnaires that belong to Foreign and Outlying Departments and Posts of The American Legion.

OCW keeps giving

Legion's Operation Comfort Warriors program continues to provide comfort items to wounded warriors.

A message from membership: Explain the value of joining

A message from membership.

Legion World Series to be televised

The American Legion World Series championship game will be featured live on ESPNU.

Did you know?

Did you know?

Centennial Celebration spotlight: New Jersey Post 70

The post sponsored a welcome home celebration for World War II veterans.

Highlights of VA’s 2015 budget

Dateline Capitol Hill

Steps ahead of the celebration

Virginia post adjutant and historian has early start on American Legion’s centennial.

Florida membership challenge: Who will jump?

Department Commander Art Schwabe and Adjutant Mike McDaniel will parachute from a plane if membership reaches its 2013-2014 goals.

Where Legion heroes are laid to rest

The American Legion Cemetery in Florida is the final resting place for 736 Legionnaires from all wars.

Celebrate America’s young people

Support The American Legion's "April is Children & Youth Month"

A message from membership: Give public recognition

"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."

VA issues new ID cards

New identification cards to be mailed to approximately 4 million enrollees in VA’s health-care system.

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Fun facts about The American Legion

Florida Legion volunteers needed

American Legion news

Legionnaires’ 50 cents raises NEF donations

District 6 from the Department of Texas donated $1,500 by asking for 50 cents from each member.



VA's 2015 budget proposal

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.

Convey the Legion's message

New membership public relations guide helps with recruiting new members, building the organization’s image and creating brand awareness.

A second chance

Greystone Prep School in Texas gives students at second chance at earning appointments to military academies.

Arizona post wins national award

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

A tribute to four Army chaplains

Michigan posts host annual Four Chaplains service to uphold their legacy.

Learn, join and give on new Legion app

Smartphone application offers easy access to join or renew, find a local post, donate and more.

News Alert: What you need to know

Download Eagle Scout application; view upcoming career fairs; celebrate the Legion's 95th birthday; receive flag alerts.

Voice your concerns

The American Legion is urging veterans to voice their concerns about the COLA cuts to the district offices of their congressional representatives.