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Measure will seek to correct longstanding systemic problems within the department.
Scholarships awarded to four Boys Nation officers and one junior counselor
Boys and Girls Nation sing “Happy Birthday” to President Obama.
The free workshop is Aug. 25 during the 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.
Statement: "Last-minute VA request for $17.6 billion dollars in additional spending only hampers an already difficult VA conference committee negotiating process."
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The young men meet with their respective U.S. senators.
Senators get an assessment of America’s Armed Forces from a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
More than 2,000 veterans have come to Legion crisis centers in the past six weeks; the Legion's Verna Jones shared some of their stories before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
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Week ending 7/18/14
The American Legion Department of Arizona is conducting a veterans command center July 24 in Mesa to reach out to veterans in need.
The 98 Boys Nation senators will receive the scholarship if they apply and are accepted to the university.
Medal of Honor recipient Ryan Pitts praises former comrades, fallen friends during Pentagon Hall of Heroes induction ceremony.
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Past New York Auxiliary President Barbara Corker promoted Operation Comfort Warriors as her fundraising program.
Matthew Ellow elected president by a vote of 52 to 46; Louis Lombardo of Texas elected Boys Nation vice president.
The Legion will hold a town hall meeting July 28 and crisis center July 29-Aug.1 to assist veterans and family members affected by delays in accessing VA health care.
States south of the Mason-Dixon line sweep all four elections.
American Legion Veterans Crisis Command Centers in St. Louis, Fort Collins, Colo., put nearly 300 veterans together with Legion, VA reps.
The 98 senators also visit the Lincoln Monument and three war memorials.
Survivors will reunite in Indianapolis July 24-27 for the 69th anniversary.
National Commander Dellinger to throw out first pitch during Charlotte Knight's game Aug. 22 during the national convention; deadline to buy discounted tickets July 22.
David Enriquez defeats Jeremy Price of Maryland on the final vote.
The nine Boys Nation alumni share words of wisdom with the 98 young men; 1963 Boys Nation alumnus and former President Bill Clinton writes a letter to the 2014 class.
98 high school seniors from 48 states arrive in Washington, D.C., for the 68th session of Boys Nation.