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The Department of Colorado and Greeley Post 18 are assisting victims that have been affected by massive flooding.
Following a series of scandals in the Veterans Health Administration involving patient safety, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs conducted a hearing Sept. 9 in Pittsburgh.
2013 Legion College class will be the largest in the history of the training program.
Hundreds of veterans, servicemembers and their spouses attended The American Legion-sponsored Hiring Our Heroes job fair at the organization’s national convention Aug. 27 in Houston.
Members of Legion Family invited to march in Legion Veterans Day Parade contingent in New York City on Nov. 11.
James McMann, a member of and service officer for Post 318 in San Jose, Calif., can attest to the positive impact a PSA can have.
More than $1.3 million raised for Legion programs before and during the 95th National Convention.
National Emergency Fund is Dellinger's fundraising program during his tenure as commander.
American Legion elects 2013-2014 national commander during its 95th national convention in Houston.
Silver Star recipient U.S. Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia shares why he believes this to be.
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. stopped by the Legion World Series to visit players, fans and National Guard members.
The American Legion honors its National Recruiter of the Year and many more at its 95th national convention.
Helping Heroes Fly Act and FOR VETS Act of 2013 signed into law.
News alert for September 2013
On Aug. 9, President Barack Obama signed into law two bills that stand to help veterans.
National Emergency Fund pays out four grants to Legionnaires who were displaced by the Yarnell Hill Fire in Arizona.
Legion Post 771 in Illinois partners with Illinois Department of Employment Securities, Department of Homeland Security in hiring fair.
Four Kentucky Legionnaires bring The American Legion’s message to troops in Djibouti.
‘Approaching Midnight’ is a film about a young veteran returning from war; Michigan Post 216 played an important role.
Daniel Dellinger, leading candidate for 2013-2014 national commander, discusses his slogan and efforts to increase membership during National Membership Workshop.
The 2012-2013 theme for American Legion Post 5 in Nashville, Tenn., was "Serving Veterans and the Community with Pride and Excellence."
Legion volunteers contribute more than 900,000 hours at various veterans facilities. We want to know more about those volunteers.
In 1964, The American Legion created a membership plan.
If audited, a post must show proof of all members eligibility or be fined.
National Convention updates.
The American Legion has a variety of free e-newsletters to keep veterans, military personnel and their families updated on job fairs, health-care benefits, Legion programs and more.
National Commander Jim Koutz presented Legionnaire Joe De La Cruz with a plaque during the Department Service Officer training conducted in Indianapolis on Aug. 1.