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Legion's concerns on jobless veterans heard

Legion's concerns on jobless veterans heard

Yesterday, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., introduced the Hiring Hero Act bill at a Washington press conference.

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New resolutions from spring meetings

New resolutions from spring meetings

2019 Legion centennial, renamed of Emblem Sales facility in honor of PNC John H. Geiger among topics covered.

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Posts earning big Flag Rewards

Posts earning big Flag Rewards

Nine posts already have achieved more than $1,000 each in community flag purchases through the new Emblem Sales program.

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Peterson provides PSAs for Legacy Fund

Peterson provides PSAs for Legacy Fund

Country music star Michael Peterson conducts two public service announcements on why the Legacy Scholarship Fund is important to our military families.

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SAL donates $110,000 to the CWF

SAL donates $110,000 to the CWF

The Sons of the American Legion donated the generous sum to the Child Welfare Foundation during the Legion’s recent Spring Meetings.

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NEF rescues Legion flood victims and posts

NEF rescues Legion flood victims and posts

The Legion’s National Emergency Fund remains available to assist active Legionnaires and SAL members affected by the severe storms in the South.

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Plan for caregiver training in place

Plan for caregiver training in place

Department of Veterans Affairs partnering with Easter Seals to develop training for Caregiver Program.

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Legion praises limiting TRICARE increases

Legion praises limiting TRICARE increases

Organization applauds House Armed Services Committee for approving defense budget bill that restricts ability to raise premiums in the future.

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Akaka receives public-service award

Akaka receives public-service award

Hawaii senator who pushed for improvements in the Post 9/11 GI Bill “humbled to be recognized.”

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Insight into today's military

Insight into today's military

Four enlisted personnel provide a look inside the men and women of the armed forces during a panel discussion with the Legion's National Security and Foreign Relations commissions.

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Shinseki: VA demand grows

Shinseki: VA demand grows

Patients, budget, backlog all still climbing, but headway is being made on veteran homelessness, secretary tells Legionnaires.

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Female veterans find room for VA improvement

Female veterans find room for VA improvement

American Legion survey finds gender-specific health-care services lacking in many areas.

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Overhaul of TAP under way

Overhaul of TAP under way

Labor official says transformation of program will help military personnel find the right careers after discharge.

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Freedom Car to visit South Carolina VA

Freedom Car to visit South Carolina VA

Driver Jerick Johnson and his crew will meet veterans at the Greenville, S.C., Outpatient Clinic before their race there Saturday.

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Snyder, Summers reflect on court ruling

Snyder, Summers reflect on court ruling

Marine hero’s dad vows to continue battling Westboro protests despite court's decision.

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They called her 'The Angel of Death'

They called her 'The Angel of Death'

Maj. Allison Black, known as 'The Angel of Death,’ rained fire on insurgents in Afghanistan as one of the first women pilots to open fire in the conflict.

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A deep tradition of supporting women vets

A deep tradition of supporting women vets

The Legion's two-month, worldwide online survey of female veterans is only a small part of the advocacy the organization has done for women veterans.

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Legion Baseball emblem now on caps

Legion Baseball emblem now on caps

A relationship with Richardson Sports has been formed to ensure Legion teams and coaches are outfitted with caps featuring The American Legion Baseball emblem.

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Honoring her promise

Honoring her promise

A Holocaust survivor and the winner of the National Commander's PR Award, Nesse Godin honors her pledge to tell the story of one of humanity's darkest times.

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Alaskan is Hospital Volunteer of the Year

Alaskan is Hospital Volunteer of the Year

Crucelina ‘Cris’ Vrabel is honored for her exemplary service to Alaskan veterans.

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'Tag! You're It' program heads to Ohio

'Tag! You're It' program heads to Ohio

On March 28, Michael Peterson will be speaking to high school students in New Washington, Ohio, about his program that gives young adults direction in life.

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Screen-print baseball emblem on uniforms

Screen-print baseball emblem on uniforms

Legion Baseball teams can now print the official American Legion Baseball emblem on their uniforms thanks to a license agreement with Wilson Sporting Goods.

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Support children and youth month

Support children and youth month

Legionnaires can support The American Legion’s 'April Is Children & Youth Month' by raising funds to benefit their local Children’s Miracle Network hospital.

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How to write a resolution

How to write a resolution

As a grass-roots organization, many of the Legion's programs and policies started at the local level.

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Legion.org calendar expanded

Legion.org calendar expanded

Calendar includes Legion meetings and deadlines, holidays, anniversaries of Legion-era wars, and various Legion events.

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Legion College applications available

Legion College applications available

Legionnaires are encouraged to appply for the 2011 American Legion National College to learn about the core values of the Legion family.

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A tribute to fallen military medical personnel

A tribute to fallen military medical personnel

Legion volunteers assist in Arlington for a tribute to the OEF/OIF heroes who have died caring for their comrades.

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National Post History Contest to kick off

National Post History Contest to kick off

Entries must be certified and submitted to The American Legion National Headquarters by Sept. 15.

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ROTC cadets get glimpse of Army life

ROTC cadets get glimpse of Army life

Around 30 cadets visited American Legion National Headquarters and were networked via video conference with officers in Iraq.

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Legion is 'best advocate' to vet businesses

Legion is 'best advocate' to vet businesses

At the Legion’s small business development workshop, attendees received invaluable advice on entrepreneurship.

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