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Legion World Series tickets on sale now

Legion World Series tickets on sale now

Tickets for the upcoming American Legion World Series, Aug. 12-16, are just a click away; visit Facebook for stadium construction updates.

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Study: Vets own 9 percent of businesses

Study: Vets own 9 percent of businesses

Legion officials recently participated in a U.S. Census Bureau teleconference where statistics were released on veteran-owned companies.

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Legion in Blue Water veterans’ corner

Legion in Blue Water veterans’ corner

Organization stands firm in its support of awarding benefits to Vietnam War Navy veterans suffering from health problems related to Agent Orange exposure.

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Flag Day speech available

Flag Day speech available

Legion posts also encouraged to upload recaps, photos of Memorial Day celebrations to Legiontown.

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Site honors deceased servicemembers

Site honors deceased servicemembers

iMortuary.com site allows visitors to place virtual flowers on wall memorializing U.S. servicemembers who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Legion Riders go to DC for Rolling Thunder

Legion Riders go to DC for Rolling Thunder

Day-by-day accounts of Rolling Thunder, biggest Memorial Day Weekend motorcycle ride in the nation, by Marty Justis.

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NEF steps in for affected Legionnaires

NEF steps in for affected Legionnaires

Individuals affected by tornadoes, floods, as well as posts, may be eligible for National Emergency Fund assistance.

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Disasters in South, Midwest hit home

Disasters in South, Midwest hit home

Many Legionnaires affected by savage weather that has destroyed towns, taken lives and caused billions of dollars in property loss.

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'With Feeling and Reverence'

'With Feeling and Reverence'

Wisconsin’s William Berg has played Taps for the same post since before World War II.

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Day 1: How we roll

Day 1: How we roll

On the road to Washington for Rolling Thunder 2011, with Marty Justis.

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Legion helps celebrate Memorial Day in D.C.

Legion helps celebrate Memorial Day in D.C.

Organization representatives participated in holiday events and rituals in and around the nation’s capital.

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Claims questions raised in Senate hearing

Claims questions raised in Senate hearing

Timeliness of receiving mental health care, as well as transitioning of wounded servicemembers into VA medical system among issues discussed.

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'American Heroes' to air Memorial Day

'American Heroes' to air Memorial Day

Legion teams up with Military Channel to air vignettes honoring those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan during TV coverage of National Memorial Day Parade.

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'Greatest Generation' visits war memorial

'Greatest Generation' visits war memorial

On May 25, Honor Flight brought veterans from Myrtle Beach, S.C., to Washington for a visit to the World War II Memorial.

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Day 2: How we roll

Day 2: How we roll

Marty Justis continues his journey with Legion Riders to Washington for Rolling Thunder.

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Day 3: How we roll

Day 3: How we roll

Marty Justis and fellow Legion Riders make it to D.C. for Rolling Thunder 2011.

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USAA's 2011 Memorial Day ceremony

USAA honors those heroes who sacrificed their lives to preserve our freedom.

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Final day of how we roll

Final day of how we roll

Marty Justis' and fellow Legion Riders time in Washington for Rolling Thunder comes to a close.

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'It'll never happen again. Not on our watch.'

'It'll never happen again. Not on our watch.'

NVC Willaim Schrier laid a wreath at The Wall as part of a Memorial Day ritual. He shared his thoughts about the experience and his own service after the event.

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'Never forget what these heroes have done'

'Never forget what these heroes have done'

During a Memorial Day observance at Quantico, Legion Executive Director Peter Gaytan stressed the importance of remembering those who have fallen at war.

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A costly, yet worthwhile venture

A costly, yet worthwhile venture

Though conducting an Honor Flight program is an expensive venture, those whose are involved say they will do what it takes to keep the network running.

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Rolling Thunder: Good riding, friends, cause

Rolling Thunder: Good riding, friends, cause

More than 300,000 motorcycles riders converged on D.C. to raise awareness for bringing full accountability for prisoners of war and missing in action.

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House action responds to Legion concerns

House action responds to Legion concerns

Claims backlog, veteran-hiring practices addressed.

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Legion testifies on VA Regional Office performance

Legion testifies on VA Regional Office performance

Legislative Division deputy director stresses the need for both accuracy and efficiency in addressing the claims backlog.

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Legion recommends improvements to TAP

Legion recommends improvements to TAP

Economic Commission deputy director tells House subcommittee that returning warriors’ transition program is in need of updating, expansion.

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Riders with a cause

Riders with a cause

Kansas chapters raise money, put in volunteer hours, and make big differences in the lives of veterans young and old.

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A winning team

A winning team

Hard work, committed leadership help push Department of Kentucky from 52nd to first in membership.

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Commander meets with D-Day vets

Commander meets with D-Day vets

Commemorative weekend begins in Normandy.

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Commander meets with D-Day vets

Commander meets with D-Day vets

Commemorative events fill weekend in Normandy.

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Wall Street wants to help jobless vets

Wall Street wants to help jobless vets

On June 23, veterans and their families are invited to New York City for an employment conference hosted by some of the financial world’s biggest players.

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