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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.

Share your story of support for post-9/11 veterans

New Jersey wins the 2014 World Series and more.

Did you know this happened during national convention?

Donations pour in during national convention.

Jerry Hedrick will always be remembered

Longtime Legionnaire Jerry Hedrick is remembered as a man with a big heart and a love for his family, country and The American Legion.

Signs at rest areas honor Nebraska veterans

The signs honor veterans at each of the 21 rest areas along Interstate 80.

Pistol celebrates Legion's centennial

Two separate pistols for departments and Legionnaires will be available for purchase beginning Aug. 22.

12 departments achieve 100 percent reporting

Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oregon, Virginia and Wisconsin.

Legionnaire personally funds memberships

Bob Greene from Post 6 in North Dakota will award up to 50 servicemembers with a free Legion membership.

An Americanism summer

Hundreds of youth participate in Boys Nation, Shooting Sports and Legion World Series.

Centennial spotlight: Post 25 in New Hampshire

The drum corps of the Claude J. Brewster Post 25 in Newport, N.H.

Show your appreciation with customized certificates

Purchase the Certificate Maker CD online for $9.95

Membership gives us a seat before Congress

A message from National Commander Dan Dellinger

Flags over Fort Adams

Brand-new U.S. flags now fly proudly above the ramparts of the largest fort ever built in America, the result of an initiative by The American Legion Department of Rhode Island.

New York Auxiliary raises $72,199 for OCW

Past New York Auxiliary President Barbara Corker promoted Operation Comfort Warriors as her fundraising program.

Legion honors Gold Star son

Myles Eckert found a $20 bill and gave it to a servicemember with a note about paying it forward.

Legionnaires awarded for recruiting 9,200 new members

The elite Gold Brigade Award for recruiting 50 or more new members was awarded to 106 Legionnaires; 54 Legionnaires received the Silver Brigade Award for recruiting 25-49 new members.

Four Legionnaires are Race to the Top winners

Winners receive an all-expense paid trip to National Convention.

A retreat for military families

Post 543 in North Carolina hosts a golf tournament to help Operation At Ease provide Fort Bragg military families a complimentary weekend getaway.