Sunday's Legacy Run went 430 miles in the August heat. But the ride's purpose - and a chance to see old friends and meet new ones - makes it worth it to participants.
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An education symposium kicks off events Aug. 26; the schedule concludes with the election of the 2010-2011 national commander Sept. 2.
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When it comes to getting 200-plus motorcycles through a gas station, several factors come into play. A good sense of humor also helps.
The American Legion and Student Veterans of America are co-sponsoring a "Veterans on Campus" event Aug. 26-27 at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center.
Servicemembers and veterans can join academia, federal officials and potential employers for a networking reception in the Milwaukee City Center on Aug. 27.
Ten nurses receive the $3,000 Eight & Forty Lung and Respiratory Disease Nursing Scholarship.
Jerick Johnson enters ARCA Prairie Meadows 200 18th in the championship points standing and third in rookie standings.
Golfers are invited to Andrews Air Force Base to play in the Heroes to Hometowns Golf Classic - an event that directly benefits the Legion's Legacy Scholarship Fund.
Letter sent to members of the U.S. Senate seeks support for legislation that would make more Gold Star parents eligible for care at state veterans homes.
Shelby, N.C., the permanent site for The American Legion Baseball World Series, needs help choosing a new logo to display throughout the city.
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Legion welcomes new regulations but urges VA to allow private practitioners to diagnose, treat condition.
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The Department of Treasury is hosting a service-disabled veteran-owned small business match-making event on July 29 at the U.S. Mint building in Washington.
New Web site feature includes an archive of past winners dated back to 1921.
Poor handling hampers effort, but Jerick Johnson, crew able to finish ahead of starting spot in Prairie Meadows 200.
VA&R, Public Relations staff collaborate on ways to enhance outreach efforts through radio, television PSAs.
Severely Injured Veterans Benefit Improvement Act of 2009, Fair Access to Veterans Benefits Act among legislation covered.
Streamlined claims process published in Federal Register, go into effect Tuesday.
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Legion’s deputy director of the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division argues that PTSD veterans should be granted disability.
Director of the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division says more training, oversight needed at VA facilities to avoid St. Louis failures.
Commander Hill has a busy schedule during his visit to Kuwait. Get the details of his trip from the Clarence Hill blog site.
Updated page provides information on discount programs for products, services such as travel, health care, personal finance and computers.
Testifying before the House, the Legion’s Joe Sharpe outlined ways that veteran-owned small businesses can fare better in today’s tough economic times.
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Jerick Johnson to compete in short-track ARCA race at Mansfield Motorsports Park on Saturday.
Legion deputy director delivers recommendations for enhanced suicide-prevention efforts for DoD, VA, during congressional subcommittee hearing.
Free, customized membership recruitment poster now available online for posts to download.
Brake problems lead to another 20th-place finish for the 76 Freedom Car.
An American Legion Baseball team in Kentucky shows support for a former player by wearing a 3rd Battalion 8th Marines patch on their uniform.
After almost a decade of intense combat, the Pentagon needs to replenish its arsenal, a costly initiative. But Defense Secretary Robert Gates wants to cut "around $10 billion" in defense spending and more thereafter.
Fletcher Post 306 opens its doors to community following massive ice storms last winter.
Texas native served as American Legion national commander from 1972 to 1973.