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Legion attends VA’s GI Bill anniversary event

Legion attends VA’s GI Bill anniversary event

The legislation that essentially created America's middle class was first drafted by The American Legion.

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Legion celebrates GI Bill's success

Legion celebrates GI Bill's success

Veterans, lawmakers and others pay tribute to the 70th anniversary of landmark legislation that has helped generations of servicemembers attain education, home ownership.

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Legion to celebrate 70th anniversary of GI Bill

Legion to celebrate 70th anniversary of GI Bill

The June 17 event will be held at Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center in Washington, D.C.

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North Dakota State post gets high honors

North Dakota State post gets high honors

Campus post named “outstanding student organization” at end of academic year.

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States respond to grassroots Legion campaigns

States respond to grassroots Legion campaigns

Florida, Nebraska follow suit, grant tuition waivers to student veterans.

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Student veterans: An investment paying off

Student veterans: An investment paying off

Student Veterans of America Million Records Project shows that users of the GI Bill are graduating at a rate similar to traditional college students.

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The bond we share with student veterans

Student Veterans of America works side by side with Legionnaires to keep the spirit and purpose of the GI Bill alive for post-9/11 veterans.

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Claiming education expenses can reduce your taxes

Claiming education expenses can reduce your taxes

The money you spend on school may qualify you for an income-tax deduction.

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‘Like a big brother’

‘Like a big brother’

D. Wayne Robinson, new head of Student Veterans of America, says Legionnaires, Legion can mentor his organization and its members.

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VA launches college-selection tool

VA launches college-selection tool

Legion helps develop online resource for prospective GI Bill students.

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Legion backed in-state tuition bill passes House

Legion backed in-state tuition bill passes House

If enacted, proposed law would grant in-state tuition eligibility to GI Bill student veterans.

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GI Bill 'complaint center' launches

GI Bill 'complaint center' launches

Legion-backed program deals with student veteran grievances.

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University of Phoenix rising

University of Phoenix rising

Legion officials take a close look at ways in which the for-profit school is working to help veterans finish college, get jobs.

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SVA nearing release of GI Bill graduation rates

SVA nearing release of GI Bill graduation rates

Student Veterans of America lays out plans for study on student veterans at organization’s national conference.

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Educational opportunities offered through military service

Educational opportunities offered through military service

A variety of education benefits are available to those who have served or are currently serving in the U.S. military.

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Save time and money with credit by exam

Save time and money with credit by exam

Save yourself both time and money by taking DSST Subject Standardized Tests) and College Level Examination Program tests.

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Legionnaires bring Legion to New York college

Past Department of New York Commander Mike Bowen meets with student veterans at Monroe College in New York City.

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Legion backs move to fix GI Bill problem

Legion backs move to fix GI Bill problem

Bill would include foster children and wards under GI Bill umbrella.

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Legion judges on-campus business plan competition

Legion judges on-campus business plan competition

Feedback given to student veterans competing for grants from the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University.

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Honoring a responsibility to those who serve

Honoring a responsibility to those who serve

University of Illinois breaks ground on center for wounded student veterans.

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Surprising degrees that lead to top jobs

Surprising degrees that lead to top jobs

From athletic training to geospatial technology, good salaries are waiting to be earned in job categories that are growing.

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VA chief to student vets: ‘I can no longer pay’

VA chief to student vets: ‘I can no longer pay’

Unless additional funding arrives before November first, current and prospective G.I. Bill students will lose benefits, says VA secretary.

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Servicemembers get tuition break

Servicemembers get tuition break

Several schools are protecting DoD-supported students during the government shutdown by suspending their tuition payments.

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Map helps veterans find best deal on college

Map helps veterans find best deal on college

Legion, Student Veterans of America and VFW team up to create interactive map of United States to help veterans find states that offer in-state tuition to all veterans.

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President impacts education roundtable talk

President impacts education roundtable talk

Obama’s proposal to tie federal support to higher education performance measures inspires specualtion among Legion panelists.

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Roundtables to explore education, credentialing

Roundtables to explore education, credentialing

Education Roundtable and Credentialing Roundtable figure to make further progress on both issues at national convention.

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Top 10 college degrees for veterans

Top 10 college degrees for veterans

Military experience and training can help veterans land good jobs that are in high demand.

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Post-9/11 GI Bill approaches 1-million users mark

Post-9/11 GI Bill approaches 1-million users mark

Four years since its implementation, VA reports that masses of veterans, servicemembers and family members have used landmark education legislation.

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Legion to train women veteran entrepreneurs

Legion to train women veteran entrepreneurs

Legion, SBA and Syracuse University collaborate on intensive training program for would-be women vet business owners during national convention in Houston.

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The GI Bill: a living, breathing law

The GI Bill: a living, breathing law

The American Legion drafted the original GI Bill, today celebrating its 69th anniversary, and is the leading advocate in making sure it continues to meet the need of the nation’s veterans.

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