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On Nov. 11, the nation paused to honor its veterans. Like many other U.S. cities, Washington, D.C. was home to several events and festivites commemorating the sacrifce of past and present generations.
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Lane Evans, who fought for Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange, is remembered by Legion as an ally in Congress.
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Nation's first memorial dedicated to disabled servicemen and women allows tells the stories of their journeys and sacrifices.
Legion a long-time supporter of the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, the first memorial honoring country's 4 million disabled veterans.
Commander leads ceremony to recognize location of historic St. Louis Caucus that helped launch The American Legion in 1919.
U.S. Sen. Richard Burr pays tribute to fellow North Carolina resident Jerry Hedrick, who passed away Aug. 25 during the national convention in Charlotte.
The American Legion has long championed “The Star-Spangled Banner,” which outlasted other contenders to become our national anthem.
Veterans share stories and lay a wreath at Fort Jackson to honor those who passed during one of Europe's coldest, largest and most important battles.
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Longtime Legionnaire Jerry Hedrick is remembered as a man with a big heart and a love for his family, country and The American Legion.
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North Carolina Legionnaire passes away unexpectedly Aug. 25 during national convention.
War dead in Belgium cemetery now have volunteeers to tend their graves.
Maine American Legion post pairs up with quadruple amputee to raise money for the Northern Maine Veterans Museum & Community Center.
Medal of Honor recipient Ryan Pitts praises former comrades, fallen friends during Pentagon Hall of Heroes induction ceremony.
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Survivors will reunite in Indianapolis July 24-27 for the 69th anniversary.
President Obama presents retired U.S. Marine Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter with the Medal of Honor.
The $35.4 million building will house aircraft from the museum’s Presidential, Research and Developmentand Global Reach collection, as well as a new and expanded Space Gallery.
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Omaha Beach veteran, a new Legionnaire, remembers the day that changed his life, and the world, forever.
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Seventy years after his father and uncle fought and died in Normandy, Legionnaire pays his respects.
Presidents of America and France pay tribute to those who fought for freedom in Normandy.
National commander, Auxiliary president join thousands for the 70th anniversary of D-Day.
Lone survivor Marcus Luttrell talks about the hit movie he calls a tribute to his SEAL teammates.
Chester Nez was the last surviving member of the original 29 code talkers.
Like many Americans, I had always wanted to visit the beaches of Normandy to pay my respects to the brave soldiers and sailors who invaded France to liberate Europe from the Nazi regime.
Legionnaires and others honor last of the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers during Memorial Day events.
Remembrance was on the minds of those attending ceremonies at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and elsewhere.