16-year-old Virginia high school student creates online database for OIF, OEF servicemembers buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
Read story - 2 comments
During tomorrow's American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program championship finals, streamed live here at 10 a.m. EDT, Ohio, California and Missouri will vie for first place.
Read story - 0 comments
Anisha Gururaj from Chesterfield, Mo., took first-place during Sunday's American Legion High School Scholarship Program championship finals.
Read story - 4 comments
National commander’s letter to congressional leadership urges use of all means at body’s disposal to ensure both enforcement, defense of Defense of Marriage Act.
Read story - 39 comments
The qualification round of The American Legion Junior Shooting Sports Program air rifle match is complete.
Frank Buckles, the lone remaining U.S. veteran of the Great War, died Sunday of natural causes. The longtime Legionnaire and vocal veterans advocate was 110.
Read story - 1 comment
Young veteran remembers the day he met the last living U.S. veteran of World War I to honor his 75 years of American Legion membership.
Read story - 3 comments
Frank Buckles served as an ambulance driver in World War I, and escaped the infamous Los Baños prison camp after his capture as a civilian in World War II.
Foster regards Frank Buckles as symbolic of the generation that gave birth to The American Legion.
Annual event will meet in D.C. before the Legion’s Washington Conference to discuss topics concerning veterans and their educational pursuits.
New video tells the story of The American Legion Riders and the good work they do.
Veterans may now take longer than the previous 120-day requirement to file an appeal with the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
The VA has made it possible for caregivers of eligible veterans to start receiving benefits and support services as early as summer.
National Commander Jimmie Foster expresses disappointment over 8-to-1 decision to uphold funeral protests as protected speech.
Read story - 32 comments
Veterans and the general public are invited to St. Lous on March 10 for a free event on making homes handicap-accessible.
Revamped website, increased advertising, direct mail among ways department plans to reach out to veterans.
Organization’s Legislative Division director testifies before Senate Veterans Affairs Committee.
Read story - 6 comments
Organization wants Congress to review Department of Labor’s Veterans Employment and Training Services’ program.
Foundation wants to know how and why women, including veterans, use high-speed Internet technology.
A new legislation calls for the receipt of both military retired pay and veterans’ disability compensation with respect to any service-connected disability.
Read story - 19 comments
Two-day event focuses on current research programs related to health consequences of military service in the Persian Gulf.
Dozens of war posters from the Legion's collection loaned to the Indiana State Museum for an exhibit.
Veterans form Legion post in Cooper Road, La., to repay a community that meant so much to each of them.
High-school play about hate crime draws more than 500 to counter-protest, but the Westboro Baptist Church doesn’t show up.
Read story - 13 comments
Legion representative part of panel that examines critical aspects of security and counter intelligence-related incidents.
Veterans and military personnel invited to the Verizon Center in Washington for Military Appreciation Night on March 12.
New VA and HUD report finds 136,000 veterans spent a night in a homeless shelter during 2009.
March 15 marks the official birthday of The American Legion, the nation's largest veterans organization.
Read story - 9 comments
Power problem nearly repaired
Last American World War I veteran will lie in honor for six hours before being interred at Arlington National Cemetery.
Read story - 10 comments