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A moment of closure

A moment of closure

Thirteen who lost their lives in final operation of the Vietnam War finally laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Monument Man

Want to build a memorial but don’t know where to start? Ask Marine Corps vet Michael L. Emerson, who’s become an expert.

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The Gift of Arms

After 22 surgeries and years of waiting for the right donor, Iraq veteran Brendan Marrocco is celebrating a successful bilateral transplant.

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Vietnam's Combat Trackers

They chased an elusive enemy into the jungles. They gathered intelligence. They retrieved missing U.S. soldiers and pilots. Once one of the war’s best-kept secrets, these elite Army teams are proud of their legacy.

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USS Monitor sailors buried at Arlington

Exactly 151 years after America's first ironclad proved itself in battle, two of its crewmen were laid to rest.

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I Am the American Legion - Paul E. Galanti

I Am the American Legion - Paul E. Galanti

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The importance of remembrance

The importance of remembrance

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The Battle for COP Keating

The Battle for COP Keating

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I Am the American Legion - Mary E. Lepley

I Am the American Legion - Mary E. Lepley

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On the edge of Bataan

History

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The Air War in Vietnam

Built for jet-powered nuclear retaliation, Air Force and Navy aviation underwent an extreme makeover and emerged far better equipped to fight from the skies.

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The Vietnam War in Nelson DeMille

PART 4: SOMETHING TO WRITE ABOUT

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The Vietnam War in Nelson DeMille

PART 3: COMING HOME AND GOING BACK

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The Vietnam War in Nelson DeMille

PART 2: IN COUNTRY 

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The Vietnam War in Nelson DeMille

The best-selling author and American Legion member reflects on the combat experience that led him to a life of writing.

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The Will to Drill

If the United States embraces its own petroleum reserves, North America could become the new Middle East.

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The Mysteries of Tonkin Gulf

Declassified documents, other records reveal inconsistencies in the sequence of events leading to U.S. entry in the Vietnam War.

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I Am the American Legion

Horacio “James” Baca

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Against all odds

In the Jim Crow South, John Stokes led a strike that helped bring about an end to segregation.

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View of the revolver that Frank Kowalski had to purchase, and get a permit for during his time serving in Vietnam before the official start of the war.(Photo by Sandy Huffaker)

‘I had to go to the library to look it up’

In the mid-’50s, Frank Kowalski and hundreds of other soldiers were ordered to a largely unheard-of country called Vietnam.

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Camp Lejeune’s Toxic Legacy

A legislative victory for Marine Corps families exposed to contaminated water won’t end one father’s quest for answers.

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A Case For Civility

Today’s partisan rancor is nothing new. But it’s getting worse, as seen on the campaign trail, talk shows and the Internet. How do we bury the hatchet?

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HONOR. REMEMBER. EXPLORE.

New leadership, higher standards and military technology are helping to restore the reputation of America’s most hallowed cemetery.

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Why we went to war in Vietnam

Interpretation evolves about America's most controversial war.

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Spartans of Senegal

Trained by U.S. forces, West Africans fight to keep terrorism from creeping in.

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The Contender

How competitive shooting at an American Legion post gave a teenager the confidence to achieve his dreams. 

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Hometown Hero

Pearl Harbor survivor Frank Curre died on the attack’s 70th anniversary.

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‘Because of the common cause’

USAA CEO Joe Robles shares the organization’s recipe for success during tough economic times and how its relationship with The American Legion helps. Since January 2011, USAA has been the Legion’s preferred provider of financial services.

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A Memorial Like No Other

Born into political and artistic controversy, the Wall has become an enduring symbol of the Vietnam generation’s service and sacrifice.

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‘All is well, safely rest’

On the occasion of Taps’ 150th anniversary, the origin of America’s most recognizable bugle call is sounded by the song’s top expert.

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