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The departments of Missouri and Kansas conducted a membership challenge for three days in September, but in the eyes of everyone involved, there were only winners: Kansas, Missouri and The American Legion.
Military retirees and veterans with service-connected disability compensation will know their 2014 cost-of-living adjustment later this week.
National Headquarters is sending out new National Emergency Fund response kits to departments in support of National Commander Dan Dellinger’s primary fundraising campaign.
POW-MIA and Support Our Troops decals placed on Prairie Material's concrete mixer trucks.
Legion continuing to assist veterans, surviving spouses and dependents.
System Worth Saving Task Force provides annual reviews of VA medical centers.
National commander will name 2014 ALR Advisory Committee during Fall Meetings.
Legion launches Centennial Celebration web page for posts to convey their history, legacies.
Members of Post 731 in San Diego recently enjoyed a steak dinner after winning a membership bet against Post 365 in Vista, Calif.
Department of Alabama’s Leadership Camp instills patriotism and honor in today’s youth.
The American Legion Department of Mississippi elected its first female commander – Angela M. Baughman.
Organizations share with Legion Family members how they are advocating for and supporting young people.
On Sept. 30, President Barack Obama signed H.R. 3210, the Pay Our Military Act. This bill’s passage was necessary to avoid any interruption of military pay due to federal government shutdown.
Post are encouraged to share stories on Legiontown.org of events and activities that raise their community profile.
VA has developed a communication plan on how the new health-care law will affect veterans.
Post 18 has donated thousands of dollars to victims of Colorado flooding.
National Commander Daniel Dellinger met with key congressional members last week even as the House and Senate worked through a busy floor schedule as budget deadlines draw nearer.
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.