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Job openings for disabled veterans

Job openings for disabled veterans

Veterans with a disability rating of 30 percent or more are encouraged to apply for job openings with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management by Jan. 6.

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Good Neighbors, Part III

Good Neighbors, Part III

Legionnaires in Mexico City financially assist a shelter for abused and abandoned girls.

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The fight for sacred tobacco

The fight for sacred tobacco

Wisconsin tribe continues to battle with DoD to end confiscation of legal 'wak tani' from Native American troops.

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Legion makes difference with claims appeals

Legion makes difference with claims appeals

Specialists log 73 percent success rate in front of Board of Veterans Appeals in 2010.

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Job-seeking veterans go green

Job-seeking veterans go green

An upcoming educational symposium in California affords veterans an opportunity to explore a discipline within the emerging green industry.

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Emerge from the red in 2011

Emerge from the red in 2011

Follow these five tips to help reduce debt this year.

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2010 Boys Nation yearbook available

2010 Boys Nation yearbook available

Through a 45-page publication, The American Legion captures the lives of 98 Boys Nation senators as they spend a week in Washington, D.C., learning our nation’s political process.

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Appeals court rules against Soledad cross

Appeals court rules against Soledad cross

Barring an Obama administration appeal of the case, the 29-foot cross will be torn down.

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Legion hosting small-business forum

Legion hosting small-business forum

Jan. 11 meeting at Legion’s Washington office will cover ways to increase contracting opportunities for veteran and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses.

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GI Bill changes in limbo as Senate recesses

GI Bill changes in limbo as Senate recesses

S. 3447 currently sits with an absent Senate. The bill would add significant improvements to the current education benefit legislation.

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VA begins Agent Orange payments

VA begins Agent Orange payments

Funds distributed to Vietnam veterans qualifying for compensation under recent presumption changes; Legion lobbied for and applauded the changes.

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Legion: Prudential accounts 'dishonest'

Legion: Prudential accounts 'dishonest'

Legion requests permission to file amicus brief in support of Lucey v. Prudential Insurance Co. of America.

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Appeals court extends life of DADT

Appeals court extends life of DADT

Divided three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals grants U.S. government’s request for a stay, taking same side as American Legion.

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Meet the new House, Senate

Meet the new House, Senate

The Burn Pit takes a look at the election results in some key states and offers up some insight on a few of the candidates.

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Inspiring youth to make the right choice

Inspiring youth to make the right choice

With his program Champion of Choices, former World Championship Wrestler Marc Mero empowers youth to make meaningful life choices and to pursue their passions.

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Flag Rewards online registration available

Flag Rewards online registration available

Program allows Legion posts to earn credit for future Emblem Sales purchases by promoting or selling American flags in their local communities.

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Veterans Day 2010 to be a busy one

Veterans Day 2010 to be a busy one

Events scheduled for around the country; National Commander Foster to be in Birmingham, while NVC Schrier will attend White House, Arlington events.

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National Security staff hits several issues

National Security staff hits several issues

TBI/PTS, Walter Reed base closure, transitioning servicemembers among the topics covered.

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Braille U.S. flag gives sight to the blind

Braille U.S. flag gives sight to the blind

The Kansas Braille Transcription Institute gives non-sighted individuals the ability to feel the beauty of the American flag through raised stars, stripes and colors.  

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MLB World Series honors Oklahoma players

MLB World Series honors Oklahoma players

As Legion Baseball World Series champions, Midwest City, Okla., Outlaws received special recognition during the Major League Baseball World Series in San Francisco.

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Legion: Vet issues await new Congress

Legion: Vet issues await new Congress

National Commander Jimmie Foster hopes the 112th Congress moves in the same direction as the Congress before it.

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Legion: Listen to Marines' commandant

Legion: Listen to Marines' commandant

Organization calls on Congress, the president and the Pentagon to follow Gen. Amos’ advice on DADT.

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Spirit of Victory

Spirit of Victory

A look back at the origins and evolution of a federal holiday that honors Americans who fought for the peace of others.

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The birthplace of Veterans Day

The birthplace of Veterans Day

Emporia, Kan., gave us a day for all who served.

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Veterans Day opportunity for vet entrepreneurs

Veterans Day opportunity for vet entrepreneurs

The General Services Administration, an independent government agency, will hold a conference for veteran small business owners on Veterans Day in Atlanta.

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The Defensive Line of Duty

The Defensive Line of Duty

It was always Kevin Bush’s dream to attend Indiana University and play football there. A 14-month tour in Iraq helped make it happen.

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Disabled-vet memorial to break ground

Disabled-vet memorial to break ground

The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial will break ground at its planned site.

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4TROOPS tours Legion headquarters

4TROOPS tours Legion headquarters

The patriotic music group rolled into Indianapolis on Tuesday and made American Legion National Headquarters their first stop.

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Budweiser, Legion to host vets at pro-sports events

In celebration of Veterans Day, Budweiser is joining the USO, Veterans of Foreign Wars and The American Legion to host veterans at NFL, NBA and NHL games from Oct. 31 to Nov. 15.

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'Deeds, not words'

'Deeds, not words'

During National Veterans Awards Dinner, National Commander Foster calls on U.S. to show support for veterans through actions.

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