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At Legion Post 147 in James Island, S.C., a Purple Heart citation for one of the original "Band of Brothers" was returned to the family of the man who earned it.
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At long last, a Purple Heart citation for a member of the original "Band of Brothers" is returning to the family of the man who earned it.
Five district commanders, their guests will be honored on stage during national convention in Milwaukee.
100 percent of membership goal is the final target date before delegate strength in July.
Winning district commander in each category will receive an all-expense paid trip to the 2010 National Convention in Milwaukee. Certification forms are due by April 14.
Legion hopes to hit 95 percent of 2009-2010 membership goal by mid-April.
Five American Legion departments earn $2,000 toward computer equipment for hitting pledged March target date membership goal.
Legion hopes to hit 90 percent of 2009-2010 membership goal by next week.
New video targeting younger generation of veterans soon available through National Headquarters.
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National Commander Clarence E. Hill emphasizes the VA’s efforts toward living up to the president’s promise during the 76th annual American Legion Lincoln Day Pilgrimage.
A letter-writing campaign from Florida Legionnaires guides Walmart to stop selling fireworks prior to a very sacred holiday.
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Two departments will be honored for improving the Legion's market penetration while hitting 95 percent of their membership goal by a May target date.
The leading candidate for 2010-2011 national commander will focus on new, renewed members for his incentive program.
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National Membership & Post Activities Committee meeting in Indianapolis on Friday.
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Post 4 in Pocatello, Idaho, combines with other organizations to bring Christmas gifts to two veterans facilities.
The Legionnaires who don purple berets and garrison caps are members of ANAVICUS, which is an offshoot of a historical Canadian veterans organization.
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American Legion districts that surpass their Dec. 31, 2008, membership by 1 percent by Dec. 31 will receive a cash award.
Legionnaires share the spotlight in annual procession through the Big Apple.
Today's generation of veterans does not wait for the news, answers to research questions, or driving directions. They click a mouse, expect instant results, and usually get them.
Around 45 wounded U.S. servicemembers toured the USS New York on Thursday. The special showing was made possible by American Legion Post 1870 and the New York Police Department.
New York City Post 1870 hosted Marines serving aboard the U.S.S. New York on Wednesday night. Marines ate dinner and learned about the importance of the Legion.
Aaron Beckman, a member of American Legion Post 270 in Venango, Neb., is one of two winners for the Army’s 2009 Best Warrior Competition.
Legionnaire Bob Wefald of Lloyd Spetz Post 1 in Bismarck, N.D., takes inventory on thousands of canned food donations during the 2006 Open Your Heart program.
American Legion Bantam Post 44 has been conducting Veteran of the Month services that honor deceased veterans and fallen warriors for 20 years.
The American Legion Softball Team, sponsored by Post 356 in Lynn Haven, Fla., took second place in a United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) tournament last August.
Through his Veterans of Valor program, Klay South brings comfort and cheer to military patients in San Antonio.
In June of 2008, astronaut Kenneth Ham brought his Legion membership card with him into deep space. The 10-year Legionnaire and former Navy commander was welcomed home to Clark, N.J., Sept. 8.
Both houses of Congress passed measures this week designating Sept. 16 as American Legion Day.
U.S. Senate Passes Resolution making September 16, The American Legion Day
The past national commander has seen, heard and done plenty in his 96 years.