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PSA’s increase Legion awareness

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.

My fundraising program: NEF

National Emergency Fund is Dellinger's fundraising program during his tenure as commander.

'Building for Tomorrow Today'

American Legion elects 2013-2014 national commander during its 95th national convention in Houston.

‘The greatest generation: Vietnam veterans’

Silver Star recipient U.S. Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia shares why he believes this to be.

NASCAR driver makes pit stop at Series

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. stopped by the Legion World Series to visit players, fans and National Guard members.


In memory of.

Annual awards presented in Houston

The American Legion honors its National Recruiter of the Year and many more at its 95th national convention.

News alert: What you need to know

News alert for September 2013

Obama signs veterans measures into law

On Aug. 9, President Barack Obama signed into law two bills that stand to help veterans.

NEF distributes grants to Arizona Legionnaires

National Emergency Fund pays out four grants to Legionnaires who were displaced by the Yarnell Hill Fire in Arizona.

Legion helps veterans land jobs with DHS

Legion Post 771 in Illinois partners with Illinois Department of Employment Securities, Department of Homeland Security in hiring fair.

Legionnaires deploy to Africa

Four Kentucky Legionnaires bring The American Legion’s message to troops in Djibouti.

'Just ask'

Daniel Dellinger, leading candidate for 2013-2014 national commander, discusses his slogan and efforts to increase membership during National Membership Workshop.

New war movie to debut at convention

‘Approaching Midnight’ is a film about a young veteran returning from war; Michigan Post 216 played an important role.

Appropriations bills approved by House, Senate

As of July 31, 10 appropriations measures have been approved by the House and Senate appropriations committees.

Volunteer stories wanted

Legion volunteers contribute more than 900,000 hours at various veterans facilities. We want to know more about those volunteers.

They were veterans first

Commander's Message

Community awareness increases post membership

The 2012-2013 theme for American Legion Post 5 in Nashville, Tenn., was "Serving Veterans and the Community with Pride and Excellence."

History repeats itself

In 1964, The American Legion created a membership plan.

IRS rules for Legion posts

If audited, a post must show proof of all members eligibility or be fined.

Subscribe to Legion e-newsletters

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.

Legion news: What you need to know

National Convention updates.

Legislation would assist vets in DOT contracts

DC Legion news

Commander honors Legionnaire for NEF efforts

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.

Legion offers testimony on military sexual trauma

DC Insider

LEAD program graduates surpass 1,400

Indy Insider

Legion supports VA advance appropriations

Legion testifies in favor of House bill extending advance appropriations to all Department of Veterans Affairs programs.

Legacy Run signups surpass 450

More than 450 individuals have registered for this year’s American Legion Legacy Run.

Strong support continues for Legion Baseball

Legion meeting with Major League Baseball, Baseball Factory CEO this week.

Lawmakers focus on key veterans legislation

House subcommittee hearing targets homeless veterans, VHA transportation policies, tinnitus.