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Getting the word out

Getting the word out

Dozens of veterans get answers during Legion's Veterans Benefits Center in Tomah, Wis.

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University president recalls 'transformation' at Boys State

University president recalls 'transformation' at Boys State

Scott L. Scarborough, president of University of Akron, was elected governor of Texas Boys State 35 years ago - it helped him become who he is today.

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Florida seminar delivers message to foreign-born vets

Florida seminar delivers message to foreign-born vets

At Department of Florida's convention, attorney Elizabeth Ricci says veterans not born in this country should make sure they're actually citizens.

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Legion pushes for alternative opioid treatments

Legion pushes for alternative opioid treatments

Following recent allegations in Tomah, Wisc., The American Legion is urging Congress to pass legislation that would benefit veterans receiving VA care and prescriptions.

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Navy veteran pitches his way to the major leagues

Navy veteran pitches his way to the major leagues

St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Mitch Harris is the first Naval Academy graduate to appear in the bigs in 94 years.

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'A great cause'

'A great cause'

Rivet Ride hits Arizona and turns its sights toward Las Vegas – all while raising awareness about The American Legion Legacy Fund.

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Longtime Illinois adjutant, Legion Rider passes away

Longtime Illinois adjutant, Legion Rider passes away

Terry Woodburn served 15 years as the state adjutant and was involved with the Legacy Run from its beginning 10 years ago.

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OCW provides service dog to wounded warrior

OCW provides service dog to wounded warrior

The Legion provided Legionnaire James Harris of Kansas with a service dog in eight days.

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Commander to Washington: solve VA’s problem

Commander to Washington: solve VA’s problem

Legion chief says budget shortfall can’t stand in the way of veteran care.

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Tractor relay raises more than $10,000 for OCW

Tractor relay raises more than $10,000 for OCW

The Tractor Relay Across Nebraska more than doubled its Operation Comfort Warrior donations from last year.

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Shatner, Legion Riders kick off journey

Shatner, Legion Riders kick off journey

'Star Trek' actor is retracing his path along Route 66 to help The American Legion raise awareness and funds for its Legacy Scholarship.

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C-123 veterans awarded benefit eligibility

C-123 veterans awarded benefit eligibility

Air Force Reserve veterans will finally have opportunity to file Agent Orange disability compenesation claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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OCW donates $10,000 to Tomah VA Medical Center

OCW donates $10,000 to Tomah VA Medical Center

Operation Comfort Warriors grant will create recording studio, purchase adaptive hockey equipment for veterans at the facility.

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Tomah VAMCs pros, cons shared at town hall meeting

Tomah VAMCs pros, cons shared at town hall meeting

Legion representatives hear from Wisconsin veterans using controversial VA facility.

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A decade of honoring military families

A decade of honoring military families

Indiana Blue Star Salute has spent the past 10 years growing, reaching out to military families in the state.

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Shatner and the Legion Riders: 'A natural pairing'

Shatner and the Legion Riders: 'A natural pairing'

Entertainment icon William Shatner explains how he became connected with the Legion Riders as they approach their cross-country trek together.

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Faith, family and the bomb

Faith, family and the bomb

Leroy Supak has seen the ravages that cancer has had on his wife and daughter since he participated in the test exercise Upshot Badger 62 years ago.

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Veterans Benefits Center set for New Orleans

Veterans Benefits Center set for New Orleans

Post 175 will host a town hall meeting July 6, and a Veterans Benefit Center from July 7-9.

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I Am The American Legion - Mike Kirchoff

“You kind of have that void. You need something. The American Legion filled that void.”

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Windows of opportunity

Know your Medicare deadlines, so you don’t end up with higher premiums or coverage gaps.

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A level of concern

California’s water crisis demands a choice between unlimited growth and a sustainable future.

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Boys State, Boys Nation transform lives

The program often described as “a week that shapes a lifetime” has had a remarkable influence on this country.

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'A big opportunity'

Commissioner says that Legionnaires have a part to play in marking the Great War’s centennial.

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'It's just a great day'

'It's just a great day'

The Department of Wisconsin's annual 'King Day' brings camaraderie to the residents of the state veterans home, where Legion family members volunteer thousands of hours of their time.

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The Cannabis Question

Some veterans say medical marijuana could reduce painkiller addictions and curb the suicide rate. Is it a crime or a cure?

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Patriotism and sacrifice: the birth of Boys State

Patriotism and sacrifice: the birth of Boys State

Badger Boys State participants learn about the sacrifices and vision of those who came up with the idea for the program.

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A spirited effort in Wisconsin

A spirited effort in Wisconsin

For the second straight year, Wisconsin Legion Riders travel nearly 700 miles across the state to raise money for the Legacy Fund.

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Scouts gear up for 59-day OCW fundraiser

Scouts gear up for 59-day OCW fundraiser

Three Boy Scouts and a Vietnam veteran are bike riding from the Oregon coast to New York City to raise funds for Operation Comfort Warriors.

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Legion hosts Pacific Islander roundtable discussion

Legion hosts Pacific Islander roundtable discussion

Congressional meeting held at Washington office to address benefits access for veterans in Guam, American Samoa and the Northern Marianas.

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A 'Hail Mary' answered

A 'Hail Mary' answered

A renovation project by its own membership has breathed new life into Holbrook Post 114 in Massachusetts,

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