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Giving a blind veteran hope, shelter

Giving a blind veteran hope, shelter

Legion Family members pitch in to help Vietnam veteran recover from storm-wrecked home in Arizona.

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All-women post re-emerges in Colorado

All-women post re-emerges in Colorado

Post 206, chartered in 1957, is back helping veterans, building camraderie and connecting those from the World War II generation to the post-9/11 generation.

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Dues increase recommended to keep programs strong

Dues increase recommended to keep programs strong

An increase of $5 per year needed to fulfill Legion’s mission to assist veterans, troops, youth and those coming home from war.

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'The American Legion changes lives'

'The American Legion changes lives'

Harold Barnett, the leading candidate for 2015-2016 national commander, urges membership workshop attendees to share his story when talking about the organization.

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Commander: Membership growth makes Legion’s voice louder

Commander: Membership growth makes Legion’s voice louder

National Membership Workshop attendees focus on membership growth and promoting the Legion's programs and advocacy efforts.

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New mobile service company offers discount to Legionnaires

New mobile service company offers discount to Legionnaires

Defense Mobile is offering a 10 percent discount to current Legion members and those who join in the future.

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Membership workshop set for this weekend

Membership workshop set for this weekend

National Commander Michael D. Helm, others to address membership with 100s of Legionnaires from throughout the organization.

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Legion announces new alliance with Defense Mobile

Legion members will receive a 10 percent discount on monthly mobile service

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Female WWII vet gets 'rightful' place among Legionnaires

Female WWII vet gets 'rightful' place among Legionnaires

After nearly 70 years, Gladys "Bunny" Strong, a Marine, became a member of The American Legion.

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'It's just a great day'

'It's just a great day'

The Department of Wisconsin's annual 'King Day' brings camaraderie to the residents of the state veterans home, where Legion family members volunteer thousands of hours of their time.

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A 'Hail Mary' answered

A 'Hail Mary' answered

A renovation project by its own membership has breathed new life into Holbrook Post 114 in Massachusetts,

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Much more than a Legion post

Much more than a Legion post

For 70 years, Lt. B.R. Kimlau Memorial Post 1291 in New York City’s Chinatown has been an advocate for and source of pride to its community.

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Riders joining William Shatner to raise awareness about American Legion

William Shatner will take new motorcycle design “Rivet” on a 2,000-mile road trip to raise awareness for The American Legion; he wants your help in planning the ride.

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The Resurrection of Green River

The Resurrection of Green River

In less than a year, long-defunct post transforms a vacant building, grows to 180 members and helps community – all by focusing on post-9/11 veterans and their families.

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Revitalization effort makes difference in Illinois

Revitalization effort makes difference in Illinois

Post 84 Commander Mike Eckburg said that a two-county revitalization effort last fall is the reason for a membership surge.

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Membership working ... for many reasons

Membership working ... for many reasons

The Department of Illinois' largest district is making membership work through a variety of strategies.

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The need to be a part of something

The need to be a part of something

Transferring headquarters post members into a local post has been a key to membership in Kane County, Ill

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'An evolution for The American Legion'

'An evolution for The American Legion'

Student veterans at the University of Akron have found that an old model - an American Legion post - fits perfectly in modern-day academia.

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I Am The American Legion - Tony Stewart

“I felt like I had more to give, and with The American Legion, I found my golden ticket to do some more good in the world and the community where I live.”

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The Legionnaire that changed the world

Harry Colmery was tailor-made to assemble the original GI Bill.

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Welcome home, Post 107

Welcome home, Post 107

Community comes together to help renovate Legion post in Hoboken hit hard by Superstorm Sandy.

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Resolution encourages collaboration with Post-9/11 groups

Resolution encourages collaboration with Post-9/11 groups

Passed at Spring Meetings, Resolution 20 calls upon posts and departments to embrace next-generation vets groups in their areas.

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Fishing for Freedom with the Dula family

Fishing for Freedom with the Dula family

Georgia's Fifth District provides a day of fishing, fun and fellowship for veterans, their families.

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'The best people you're ever going to find'

'The best people you're ever going to find'

Post 392 in Panama City, Fla,, has used a mentoring approach, and the Legion Riders, to bring in dozens of active-duty military and Post-9/11 veterans.

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I Am The American Legion - Betty Gonzales

“It’s an honor to be there when they are saying goodbye to their loved ones.”

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Eagle Award competition winding down

Eagle Award competition winding down

Six Legion departments showing highest percentage of membership gain in their respective size categories between October and May target dates will receive metallic eagle statue.

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Meeting through a modern medium

Meeting through a modern medium

University of Akron Post 808 uses WebEx online meeting program to revolutionize post meetings.

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Legion media producers: what do you want from NALPA?

Legion media producers: what do you want from NALPA?

New survey seeks input and ideas from members of national American Legion media organization.

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Legion post 'a natural fit' at Wisconsin university

Legion post 'a natural fit' at Wisconsin university

Newly formed American Legion Post 1881, located on the campus of Concordia University, brings support network to its members, school's other veterans.

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A surprising connection

A surprising connection

Two female sailors transferring rooms at Japan facility discover they belong to the same Indiana post.

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