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The Man who was Unbroken

Louis Zamperini was many things in his lifetime, not the least of which was inspirational.

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I Am The American Legion - Bill Czmyr

"Veterans need a place to live."

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Valor was everywhere

Ryan Pitts distinguished himself on the battlefield and in the heart of a young boy fighting for his life.

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Celebrities light up D.C. during Concert for Valor

Celebrities light up D.C. during Concert for Valor

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered on National Mall for unique event to honor courage and sacrifice of America's troops.

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America's Most Beloved Veterans

As voted by American Legion media audience members

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Heroes Welcome

Through the Citizen Honors program, Medal of Honor recipients recognize the extraordinary deeds of ordinary Americans.

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Fire Fight

For more than a century, the U.S. military has provided critical support battling blazes in the West.

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Legion troop support programs combine

Legion troop support programs combine

Heroes to Hometowns consolidated into Operation Comfort Warriors to combine resources and serve a larger population of veterans.

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‘Day With The Rays’ set for July 15

‘Day With The Rays’ set for July 15

The Legion’s Department of Florida will hold its annual event at Tropicana Field to benefit its Heroes to Hometowns program.

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California’s H2H program busy in May

California’s H2H program busy in May

California’s Heroes to Hometowns officials ‘arrive early and leave late.’

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Fishing for Freedom

Fishing for Freedom

The Legion's Fifth District of Georgia coordinated an all-day fishing event to honor wounded warriors and commemorate the anniversary of 9/11.

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A Day with the Rays

A Day with the Rays

American Legion Day at Tampa Bay's Tropicana Field gave a young vet a once-in-a-lifetime experience and brought awareness to the Heroes to Hometowns cause.

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Florida H2H program dreams big

Florida H2H program dreams big

In Florida, a dedicated group of Legionnaires have big plans for the state's Heroes to Hometowns program.

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Veterans invited to handicap housing event

Veterans invited to handicap housing event

Veterans and the general public are invited to St. Lous on March 10 for a free event on making homes handicap-accessible.

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Employment opportunities for vets in House

Employment opportunities for vets in House

With its Wounded Warrior Program, the House of Representatives is offering veterans a chance to work on Capitol Hill.

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H2H Golf Classic raises $20,000

H2H Golf Classic raises $20,000

The Legion’s Heroes to Hometowns Golf Classic raised funds for the Legacy Scholarship, improved H2H visibility, and built camaraderie among veterans.

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H2H Golf Classic set for Oct. 7

H2H Golf Classic set for Oct. 7

Golfers are invited to Andrews Air Force Base to play in the Heroes to Hometowns Golf Classic - an event that directly benefits the Legion's Legacy Scholarship Fund.

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A Canine's Care

A Canine's Care

Marine corporal Isaiah Schaffer returned from Iraq in 2005 with PTSD so bad he wouldn't leave his apartment. A service dog named Meghan changed his life.

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Legion attends event for military families

Legion attends event for military families

To confront the challenges facing military families, a group of public and private sector leaders, including an American Legion representative, met in Jacksonville, Fla., last month for a discussion event.

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Injured veteran honored on talk show

Injured veteran honored on talk show

The Bonnie Hunt Show wanted to honor an injured servicemember on Veterans Day. Working on short notice, representatives from the Legion's Heroes to Hometowns program found the perfect candidate.

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Youth support troops with cards

Youth support troops with cards

After visiting schools in Grand Haven, Mich., Charles A. Conklin Post 28 vice commander David MacKellar wanted area youth to support our troops overseas. The holiday season created the perfect opportunity.

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Second H2H Classic raises $33,000

Second H2H Classic raises $33,000

The Heroes to Hometowns annual golfing event at Andrews Air Force Base netted $33,000 for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship fund, more than doubling last year’s total.

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