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'Vicious, terrible battles... forgotten now'

'Vicious, terrible battles... forgotten now'

  Top historians offer insights about conflicts worldwide in 1944 that led to the end of the Axis.

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'Tens of thousands of connected parts'

'Tens of thousands of connected parts'

Scholars explore, reexamine and offer fresh interpretations about the deadly invasion that led to Allied victory in World War II.

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Legion: Fort Hood victims deserve Purple Hearts

Legion: Fort Hood victims deserve Purple Hearts

The servicemembers killed or wounded in the 2009 attack should be considered victims of terrorism – not workplace violence.

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2015 POW coin available as fundraiser

2015 POW coin available as fundraiser

More than $31,000 raised by chapters last year.

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National commander, Auxiliary president meet with Taiwan president

National commander, Auxiliary president meet with Taiwan president

National Commander Helm: Meeting shows how high Taiwan values its relationship with The American Legion.

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Legion opposes cuts to military compensation, benefits

Legion opposes cuts to military compensation, benefits

The White House and Pentagon support military benefit cuts in an effort to curb growing costs amidst constant budget cuts.

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Oak Ridge Boys Christmas special schedule expanded

Oak Ridge Boys Christmas special schedule expanded

Program adding new air dates on stations across the United States.

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Video guide teaches vets how to start, grow a business

Video guide teaches vets how to start, grow a business

12-part series addresses best practices in finding start-up capital, winning contracts, marketing and many other topics.

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Florida Legion helps veteran gain U.S. citizenship

Florida Legion helps veteran gain U.S. citizenship

Stephen Holota served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War but never became a U.S. citizen – until last fall, when The American Legion took up his cause.

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What Louie Zamperini meant to Angelina Jolie

The American Legion Magazine interviewed Jolie via email about meeting her hero, Louie Zamperini.

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Legion: VA getting message on employee accountability

Legion: VA getting message on employee accountability

The department has a long way to go in regaining the trust of America's veterans, but at least the journey has begun.

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Mystery in Hot Springs

Veterans are baffled – and furious – as VA prepares to abandon a medical center that serves three states.

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In defense of veterans preference

The federal government does not give jobs to veterans who lack the training and skills to perform them.

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The Man who was Unbroken

Louis Zamperini was many things in his lifetime, not the least of which was inspirational.

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I Am The American Legion - Bill Czmyr

"Veterans need a place to live."

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Valor was everywhere

Ryan Pitts distinguished himself on the battlefield and in the heart of a young boy fighting for his life.

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Legion to participate in VA's small biz engagement

Legion to participate in VA's small biz engagement

The Department of Veteran Affairs is hosting a National Veterans Small Business Engagement event in Atlanta in December; Legion reps will be on hand to promote the organization's training and services to veteran small business owners.

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Helm, Jefford celebrate Thanksgiving with troops on DMZ

Helm, Jefford celebrate Thanksgiving with troops on DMZ

National Commander Helm, Auxiliary National President Janet Jefford serve dinner to U.S., South Korean troops at Camp Bonifas.

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Antique tractor owners raising money for OCW

Antique tractor owners raising money for OCW

Nebraska-based group raised $4,300 for the program last year and will collect donations as they criss-cross the state again in 2015.

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Veterans food convoy delivers gratitude

Veterans food convoy delivers gratitude

Three state veterans homes in Idaho have received nearly $1.5 million in food and monetary donations over 32 years thanks to Idaho Legion family members.

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Refinance your VA home loan

Refinance your VA home loan

VA's Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loan program offers lower fixed-rate adjustments to VA home loans.

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Seven steps to finding a better job

Seven steps to finding a better job

Stuck in a dead-end career? Following these seven steps can help get you out and on the path to a better job.

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Legion: VA director’s overdue firing applauded

Legion: VA director’s overdue firing applauded

American Legion national commander says one dismissal in Phoenix does not restore accountability, but it’s a start.

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NEF fundraising goals for department commanders

NEF fundraising goals for department commanders

One hundred percent of donations to NEF go toward grants for Legionnaires, posts and family members who are dealing with the after-effects of an emergency situation.

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Legionnaire to Philippines: ‘Veterans Cannot Suspend Death’

Legionnaire to Philippines: ‘Veterans Cannot Suspend Death’

During his visit, National Commander Helm briefed on a a Filipino government agency's decision to suspend burials at the Clark Veterans Cemetery.

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Radiothon raises nearly $20,000 for TFA

Radiothon raises nearly $20,000 for TFA

The Department of Iowa partnered with a local radio station on Veterans Day to support the Legion’s Temporary Financial Assistance program.

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DoE wants feedback from veterans working in the industry

Department of Energy hopes to identify service skills and experience that leads to careers in the energy industry.

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Commander brings MIA issues to Vietnam, Laos

Commander brings MIA issues to Vietnam, Laos

National Commander Helm in Vietnam, Lao, "for the families" of those missing in action.

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Legion remains firm on immigration

Legion remains firm on immigration

Though applauding some aspects of President Obama’s executive order, National Commander Helm reiterates organization’s long-standing position on the issue.

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Legion: No amnesty for illegal immigrants

Legion: No amnesty for illegal immigrants

National commander warns of national security risks, calls for citizenship “the right way.”

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