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National History Contests decided

National History Contests decided

Posts, departments honored for narrative, yearbook submissions; Legionnaires are reminded to start preparing for 2011 contest.

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Legion seeking suicide prevention input

Legion seeking suicide prevention input

Legionnaires and posts that are involved in suicide-prevention programs are urged to contact the Legion’s Washington office.

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Legion reaches out to college campuses

Legion reaches out to college campuses

Legion’s Economic director offers organization’s help during National Association of Veteran Program Administrators Conference in Las Vegas.

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American Education Week, Nov. 14-20

American Education Week, Nov. 14-20

The National Education Association’s 89th American Education Week is approaching, and The American Legion encourages posts to get involved in the celebration.

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Fall meetings produce new resolutions

Fall meetings produce new resolutions

NEC passes 30 resolutions covering a broad swath of The American Legion's mission.

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Theater gives military youth a voice

Theater gives military youth a voice

In support of Operation: Military Kids, Kansas State University created an interactive theater program for military youth to express their feelings about deployment.

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Legion Veterans Day ad slick distributed

Legion Veterans Day ad slick distributed

National Public Relations Division sending ad to more than 8,000 newspapers across the country.

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'Honor not for sale'

'Honor not for sale'

American Legion National Commander Jimmie L. Foster reaffirmed the Legion's opposition to a proposed casino near Gettysburg battlefield.

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Legislative council nominations needed

Legislative council nominations needed

With changes expected in Congress following the upcoming elections, it is imperative to have a council in place by January.

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54 students attend Legion College

54 students attend Legion College

The 12th annual National American Legion College is under way in Indianapolis, training Legionnaires to be future leaders.

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Activities keep Legion students busy

Activities keep Legion students busy

Since last Sunday, the 54 National American Legion College students have been immersed in concentrated classroom and small group activities.

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Job Fair a 'resounding success'

Job Fair a 'resounding success'

Around 30 veterans received jobs after attending the Legion’s Heroes to Hometowns Job Fair during National Convention.

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Contracting opportunities found in Iraq

The Iraq Homeland and Border Control Conference & Expo invites veterans and other interested individuals to Washington from Dec. 2 - 3 for an information seminar on developing contracting operations and businesses in Iraq.

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DVD review: 'The Americans in the Bulge'

DVD review: 'The Americans in the Bulge'

The 90-minute documentary discusses the largest land battle ever fought by the U.S. Army: the Battle of the Bulge.

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Support pours in for Shelby World Series

Support pours in for Shelby World Series

The vision of creating a grand slam American Legion World Series in Shelby, N.C., is becoming reality, thanks to the community’s unending support.

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Legion following burn pit issue

Legion following burn pit issue

Legion rep attends meeting where environmental hazards affecting U.S. servicemembers are discussed.

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Legion staff attends AUSA Convention

Legion staff attends AUSA Convention

Quality-of-life for military families, Army readiness and resiliency training among topics covered during convention.

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54 students graduate from Legion College

54 students graduate from Legion College

National Commander Jimmie L. Foster tells students to slowly make the best of their new knowledge.

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Deadline for stop-loss payments nearing

Deadline for stop-loss payments nearing

U.S. servicemembers kept on duty past their original discharge date following Sept. 11, 2001, have until Oct. 21 to apply for retroactive pay.

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RecruitMilitary job event, Pittsburgh

RecruitMilitary job event, Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh RecruitMilitary event welcomed 136 veterans, spouses and family members, as well as 45 exhibitors.

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Legionnaire found miracle in Flight 93 debris

Legionnaire found miracle in Flight 93 debris

Going through the crash site, the volunteer fireman found a symbol of hope on the smoldering field.

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'These people did fight back'

'These people did fight back'

Gulf War vet vows to build lasting memorial to Flight 93 victims.

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Patriot Day booklet still available

Patriot Day booklet still available

Downloadable material for Saturday's anniversary can be used by local posts.

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Focus: Legislative agenda, Legion Day

Focus: Legislative agenda, Legion Day

Legislative Commission reviewing convention resolutions, looking ahead to Legion Day.

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Outreach effort coming to D.C.

Outreach effort coming to D.C.

The Legion will intensify its focus on veterans in the nation's capitol this week with a benefits fair that focuses on health care, education benefits and job counseling.

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Legiontown campaign kicking off soon

Legiontown campaign kicking off soon

Numerous guides are available for posts to help make local events a success.

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Bad luck hits Freedom Car at Toledo

Bad luck hits Freedom Car at Toledo

Tire, sway bar damage spoils top-10 chance in Northwest Ohio Ford Dealers 200 race.

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VA reviews SGLI, VGLI accounts

VA reviews SGLI, VGLI accounts

VA says it will continues to ensure and protect Servicemembers', Survivors' Life Insurance benefits administered by Prudential.

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Looking out for America's future

Looking out for America's future

With a strong dedication to supporting our nation's youth, The American Legion National Children & Youth Conference gets under way Friday in Indianapolis.

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VA’s 'inexperienced' workforce must improve

VA’s 'inexperienced' workforce must improve

Testifying before Congress, American Legion official Ian de Planque said VA must dramatically improve its training programs.

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