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Riders joining William Shatner to raise awareness about American Legion

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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Membership and service together

Membership and service together

Delaware revitalization effort brings more than 100 Legionnaires into local posts while providing assistance to veterans needing help with VA.

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Legion post’s tank makes cover of Sports Illustrated

Legion post’s tank makes cover of Sports Illustrated

"Frank the Tank" photo staged at Wisconsin's American Legion Post 360.

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Legion airs on the big screen

Legion airs on the big screen

Four Pennsylvania posts sponsor a Legion membership recruitment ad that’s aired on eight movie screens.

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Celebrating the Legion birthday in style

Celebrating the Legion birthday in style

For the second straight year, American Legion Post 135 in Phenix City, Ala., will host a Legion birthday ball.

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I Am The American Legion - John Thompson

“I think the experience here will benefit them no matter what career path they choose.”

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Combat Pilot to Corner Office

USAA CEO Stuart Parker talks military service, veterans employment and how the company is The American Legion’s kindred spirit.

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'An answer to prayers'

The Department of Idaho’s food convoy helps state veterans homes feed those who served.

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Legion salutes DoD’s move to open bases for VSO support

Legion salutes DoD’s move to open bases for VSO support

National commander: Newest move 'has enhanced our ability to provide that support and show our appreciation for those who sacrifice every day on our behalf.'

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I Am The American Legion - Val Nicholas

“All of this effort to help veterans springs from the need to keep that promise to help each other out, and the Legion opened my eyes to a way I can do that.”

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4x4: A time for Legion Family values

Our family is everywhere because we need to be everywhere.

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Visit Commander Helm's new 4x4 program page

Visit Commander Helm's new 4x4 program page

American Legion National Commander Mike Helm's goal is to reach 4 million members and raise $4 million in donations.

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Legion's impact on membership, brand awareness

Legion's impact on membership, brand awareness

National Headquarters division directors shared how their teams are supporting the five-year strategic plan.

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