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Retired Gen. David Petraeus ends World War II conference with a discussion of differences between war fighting then and war fighting now.
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Speakers at International World War II Conference pay respects to China, Australia and unsung problem solvers who carried out disconnected Allied strategies in 1943.
Scholars examine 1943, a year of danger, death and disagreement in the Allied effort to win World War II.
A crowd of 5,000 invited guests gather only steps away from where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated to honor his service.
International conference examines the war’s pivotal year, lessons learned and allies forgotten.
Top scholars join former CIA director in three-day examination of 1943, when victory hung in the balance.
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Four Marines killed during range maintenance operation at Camp Pendleton in California.
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For Charles Mowbray, deciding to share his old battle tales cracked opened history for a group of precocious grade school children attempting to preserve veterans’ stories.
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Marilyn Monroe was in Korea as part of the USO entertainment during the Korean War.
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America’s Parade on Veterans Day featured Legion members marching together as a family for the first time.
20th anniversary of the Vietnam Women's Memorial – and unusually pleasant weather – draws large Veterans Day crowd in Washington.
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President Obama speaks at Veterans Day ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery, where he introduced the audience to one very special veteran.
Legion family members from Kimlau Chinese Memorial Post 1291 in New York City march in its annual Veterans Day parade.
Three of four surviving Doolittle Raiders perform final toasting ceremony for their fallen comrades.
Home of Los Angeles Post 8 rededicated after more than $45 million in renovations and three decades of uncertainty.
The American Legion Magazine recently spoke with retired Gen. Ann Dunwoody, the U.S. military’s first female four-star general.
Ten major markets will broadcast the New York City event; Legionnaires still welcome to march.
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Hundreds of Legion Family members expected to participate in America’s Parade on Veterans Day in New York City.
Thirty years ago, U.S. military forces converged on Grenada in chaotic fashion. The resulting disorganization birthed the policy of joint-warfare among service branches, which eventually aided in the capture of Osama bin Laden.
The American Legion Magazine recently spoke with Dunwoody.
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Special stamps will be issued on Veterans Day.
Marine serves country in Vietnam, then again in Iraq to honor long-held promise.
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Canadian Legion post helps continue Memorial Day observance north of the border.
Aubrey a past commander of Paris Post 1.
Government shutdown does not stop vets from visiting federal sites honoring their wartime sacrifices.
Museum located in Fredericksburg, Texas, hosts 50,000 feet of exhibit space containing stunning collection of artifacts, memorabilia and interactive exhibits.
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Post are encouraged to share stories on Legiontown.org of events and activities that raise their community profile.
The four remaining survivors of the 80 men who participated in the daring raid on Japan will toast their comrades at the Air Force museum in Ohio.
William Hastings joined the Army in 1942 to beat the draft and was later shipped to England. That's where he met Joyce.
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Sgt.Maj. Robert Martin Patterson and Army Col. Walter Joseph Marm, Jr., recognized on field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby.