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Traveling memorial of eight paintings honors 23 fallen men from Lima Company.
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The national cemetery is commemorating its 150th anniversary with lectures, wreath-laying ceremonies and special tours.
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World War II and Korean War veterans were treated to a luncheon at Post 8 en route to visiting memorials dedicated in their honor.
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The American Legion passes a resolution to add the Michigan monument, honoring a group of World War I veterans,to the National Register of Historic Places.
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Choose from a list of 100 candidates, or write in a name.
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Army veteran Johnny Brooks was drafted only three weeks after his 20th birthday, three weeks after marrying his high school sweetheart, Flora.
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Mickey Rooney passed away Sunday in his Los Angeles home at the age of 93.
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Three Americans recognized by Congressional Medal of Honor Society for their selfless, heroic acts in assisting others.
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After being broken into pieces from a tornado, the World War I statue was restored and rededicated.
Veterans and their families see the People’s Race Car as a way to celebrate service.
The Congressional Medal of Honor Society will recognize the Citizen Service Before Self Honors recipients on March 25 at Arlington National Cemetery.
National Commander Daniel Dellinger among spectators as President Obama presents Medals of Honor to 24 World War II, Korean and Vietnam War veterans.
The medal was more than 60 years overdue when the Legion took the project on.
A South Carolina post boasts thousands of artifacts dating back to Spanish-American War and uses them to teach students and others about military history.
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Department of Arizona Post 84 Legionnaires have seen the annual event, which started in 1984, grow from a few onlookers to more than 2,000 attendees.
National World War II Museum’s Normandy Academy offers learning and leadership experience for students, including visits to New Orleans and Normandy.
Heroism of Japanese-American veterans in World War II was celebrated on Annual Day of Remembrance.
Post 84 to host memorial and parade honoring local Marine who was among those who raised the flag on Iwo Jima.
During his speech outside Lincoln’s tomb, Legion national commander calls on Congress to remember the 16th president’s vow to care for veterans.
Vietnam veteran Gary Wetzel and his wife, Kathy’s, act of kindness would sprout a seemingly unlikely but deep friendship with a “boisterous” and “sassy” 4-year-old and her family.
It would take $700,000 and more than a decade, but this idea would be realized several-fold.
Albuquerque complex honors Buffalo Soldiers, Navajo Code Talkers, Vietnam casualties, Medal of Honor recipients and others.
New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo directs that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff Jan. 16 in recognition of PNC Pedro, who passed away Jan. 10.
Richard M. Pedro – who passed away Jan. 10 – served as Department of New York adjutant for 29 years, but his national presence was commanding.
The longtime Department of New York adjutant had been a member of The American Legion for nearly 70 years.
Richard Reuss was the youngest of his family to be drafted during World War II. He had five brothers and a brother-in-law who all had been taken before him.
A history buff’s $17 purchase at a Goodwill store and some Internet research helped reconnect World War II veteran with his leather bomber jacket.