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Legion baseball scholarship application online

Legion baseball scholarship application online

Scholarships for American Legion baseball players range from $500 to $5,000; applications due July 15.

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Legion: VA must ‘hold true to its mission’

Legion: VA must ‘hold true to its mission’

About one half of VA claims filed by veterans are informal, yet the department is no longer considering them.

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Commander applauds Senate for clarifying '40-mile rule'

Commander applauds Senate for clarifying '40-mile rule'

Commander praises Senate for unanimous passage of amendment, calls on House to do the same.

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ESPN to expand coverage of Legion World Series

ESPN to expand coverage of Legion World Series

Network will air semifinal and championship games on ESPNU from Aug. 17-18.

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Commander: Kids climbing memorial a 'teachable moment'

Commander: Kids climbing memorial a 'teachable moment'

A recent photo showing children climbing the Vietnam Women’s Memorial should remind Americans of how to show respect and reverence.

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Legion pushes for DoD-VA collaboration on pay, benefits

Legion pushes for DoD-VA collaboration on pay, benefits

Subcommittee warned about removing recruitment, re-enlistment incentives.

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Legion testimony focuses on changes to VA laws

Legion testimony focuses on changes to VA laws

Written and oral remarks urged members of the House of Representatives Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity to examine several pieces of proposed legislation.

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Named for The American Legion

Named for The American Legion

Centennial committee looking for highways, roads, bridges, ferry boats, forests and more named in honor of the nation’s largest veterans service organization.

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Legion, Los Angeles officials talk ending homelessness

Legion, Los Angeles officials talk ending homelessness

National staff, Department of California Legionnaires meet with Los Angeles Councilman Joe Buscaino's office to discuss city's effort to end veterans homelessness.

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Celebrating 96 years of service, pride

Celebrating 96 years of service, pride

Phenix City, Ala., Post 135's annual Legion birthday ball brings community together while helping tell the organization's story.

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Legion: Let court decide on Bergdahl

Legion: Let court decide on Bergdahl

National Commander Helm: Bergdahl entitled to due process; his guilt or innocence should be decided by a judge or a jury of his peers.

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Legion survey finds flaws in Choice Card program

Legion survey finds flaws in Choice Card program

Access and eligibility issues hamper many veterans from using VA's program.

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Legion: Use 'common sense’ in Choice Card program

Legion: Use 'common sense’ in Choice Card program

VA has fixed the 40-mile rule, now it needs to send patients to medical facilities that can help them.

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LA vets air array of concerns about VA care at Legion Town Hall Meeting

LA vets air array of concerns about VA care at Legion Town Hall Meeting

Local, state and national American Legion representatives, along with VA officials, vow to address problems for Los Angeles veterans.

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Correction: L.A. regional office wrongly named for claims problems

Correction: L.A. regional office wrongly named for claims problems

Flyer announcing town hall meeting retracted by American Legion National Headquarters.

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Department of New Mexico brings jobs to veterans

Department of New Mexico brings jobs to veterans

At first Operation Hiring Heroes Job Fair in Albuquerque, veteran attendees were connected with 55 employers who were ready to hire.

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Legion benefits center brings hope to Philadelphia vets

Legion benefits center brings hope to Philadelphia vets

American Legion, Department of Veterans Affairs team up to assist 237 veterans over three days in Philadelphia.

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Legion to help homeless vets in Los Angeles

Legion to help homeless vets in Los Angeles

A team of Legion experts will help homeless veterans in Los Angeles get access to VA benefits.

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Legion post’s tank makes cover of Sports Illustrated

Legion post’s tank makes cover of Sports Illustrated

"Frank the Tank" photo staged at Wisconsin's American Legion Post 360.

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Legion: Government has responsibility to treat small businesses fairly

Legion: Government has responsibility to treat small businesses fairly

Testimony amplifies position that veteran-owned companies need fewer obstacles to federal contracts.

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Post office cuts threaten veteran job viability, impacts consumers

Post office cuts threaten veteran job viability, impacts consumers

The large-scale U.S Postal Service cuts affect consumers, as well as the more than 100,000 veterans employed there.

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Legion to testify at 3 hearings on Capitol Hill

Legion to testify at 3 hearings on Capitol Hill

Topics include the Veterans Choice Card, veteran-owned small businesses and military retirement compensation.

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Founders Day with Paris Post 1

Founders Day with Paris Post 1

Paris post holds ceremony marking birthplace, birthday of The American Legion.

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‘Coming here was a godsend for me’

‘Coming here was a godsend for me’

Nearly 100 seek help during the first two days of the Legion’s Veterans Benefits Center in Philadelphia.  

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Smooth move

Smart financial planning can make the difference in military-to-civilian transitions.

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The world's no. 1 enemy

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State, envisions “volcanoes of jihad” everywhere.

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'Miraculous'

The historic Doolittle Raid began with a daring takeoff from a pitching flight deck.

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The power of hate

From neo-Nazis to Islamic terrorism, Europe faces a rising tide of extremism.

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Vietnam's 'senior class'

Often forgotten, the Americans who served in country between 1950 and 1964 saw their share of death and danger.

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I Am The American Legion - Sean Davis

“I want a place for other veterans to go where they can feel safe and know that there’s somebody there who went through what they did.”

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