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Wounded warriors on epic Normandy ride

Wounded warriors on epic Normandy ride

130 injured veterans, along with their families and supporters, are on Ride 2 Recovery trip around historic World War II landmarks.

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Freedom Car running in Pittsburgh

Freedom Car running in Pittsburgh

Jerick Johnson will drive The American Legion/David Law Firm 76 Freedom Car in Steel City 100.

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Chicago American Legion post gets facelift

Chicago American Legion post gets facelift

Work done by fix-it-up show ‘Down & Dirty' provides a ‘heart beat' to Franklin Delano Post 938's memorial wall.

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Legion: Appeal Ninth Circuit ruling on DADT

Legion: Appeal Ninth Circuit ruling on DADT

National commander calls on Justice Department to appeal decision ending ‘Don't Ask, Don't Tell,' citing a ‘lack of consistency and expertise' by the courts.

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VA reaching out to women veterans

VA reaching out to women veterans

Department calling on women veterans to share their experiences using the VA health-care system.

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Fourth Estate winners announced

Fourth Estate winners announced

The American Legion Fourth Estate Award recognizes one broadcast station and two newspapers for outstanding achievement in journalism.

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Samsung scholarship applications available

Samsung scholarship applications available

The Samsung American Legion Scholarship is available for high school juniors who are direct descendants of a Korean War veteran and involved in Boys State or Girls State.

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House moves to cut 'widow tax'

House moves to cut 'widow tax'

The House Armed Services Committee is cutting the ‘widow’s tax’ on the spouses of deceased servicemembers and military retirees.

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Legion attends seamless transition hearing

Legion attends seamless transition hearing

Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee hears from DoD, VA officials about efforts to provide easier move from one department to the other for wounded servicemembers.

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Pittsburgh job fair reaches 200 veterans

Pittsburgh job fair reaches 200 veterans

Representatives from the Legion’s Pennsylvania department help coordinate a successful VA career expo.

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Legion 'hams' organize

Legion 'hams' organize

New radio club designed to attract licensed amateur radio operators.

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Home equity sometimes better left untapped

Home equity sometimes better left untapped

Getting a home equity loan can potentially put the roof over your head in peril.

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A day of remembrance

A day of remembrance

National Commander Foster in Illinois to help commemorate Armed Forces Day.

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Bringing a veteran's perspective to the table

Bringing a veteran's perspective to the table

Past National Commander David K. Rehbein discusses the Recovering Warrior Task Force’s 4-year mission.

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Run-walk for homeless vets set for June 2

Run-walk for homeless vets set for June 2

Military supporters everywhere are encouraged to participate in 2-kilometer event that aims raise awareness for homeless veterans.

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Legion World Series tickets on sale now

Legion World Series tickets on sale now

Tickets for the upcoming American Legion World Series, Aug. 12-16, are just a click away; visit Facebook for stadium construction updates.

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Study: Vets own 9 percent of businesses

Study: Vets own 9 percent of businesses

Legion officials recently participated in a U.S. Census Bureau teleconference where statistics were released on veteran-owned companies.

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Legion in Blue Water veterans’ corner

Legion in Blue Water veterans’ corner

Organization stands firm in its support of awarding benefits to Vietnam War Navy veterans suffering from health problems related to Agent Orange exposure.

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Flag Day speech available

Flag Day speech available

Legion posts also encouraged to upload recaps, photos of Memorial Day celebrations to Legiontown.

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Site honors deceased servicemembers

Site honors deceased servicemembers

iMortuary.com site allows visitors to place virtual flowers on wall memorializing U.S. servicemembers who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Legion Riders go to DC for Rolling Thunder

Legion Riders go to DC for Rolling Thunder

Day-by-day accounts of Rolling Thunder, biggest Memorial Day Weekend motorcycle ride in the nation, by Marty Justis.

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NEF steps in for affected Legionnaires

NEF steps in for affected Legionnaires

Individuals affected by tornadoes, floods, as well as posts, may be eligible for National Emergency Fund assistance.

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Disasters in South, Midwest hit home

Disasters in South, Midwest hit home

Many Legionnaires affected by savage weather that has destroyed towns, taken lives and caused billions of dollars in property loss.

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'With Feeling and Reverence'

'With Feeling and Reverence'

Wisconsin’s William Berg has played Taps for the same post since before World War II.

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Day 1: How we roll

Day 1: How we roll

On the road to Washington for Rolling Thunder 2011, with Marty Justis.

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Legion helps celebrate Memorial Day in D.C.

Legion helps celebrate Memorial Day in D.C.

Organization representatives participated in holiday events and rituals in and around the nation’s capital.

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Claims questions raised in Senate hearing

Claims questions raised in Senate hearing

Timeliness of receiving mental health care, as well as transitioning of wounded servicemembers into VA medical system among issues discussed.

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'American Heroes' to air Memorial Day

'American Heroes' to air Memorial Day

Legion teams up with Military Channel to air vignettes honoring those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan during TV coverage of National Memorial Day Parade.

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'Greatest Generation' visits war memorial

'Greatest Generation' visits war memorial

On May 25, Honor Flight brought veterans from Myrtle Beach, S.C., to Washington for a visit to the World War II Memorial.

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Day 2: How we roll

Day 2: How we roll

Marty Justis continues his journey with Legion Riders to Washington for Rolling Thunder.

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