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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The House Armed Services Committee is cutting the ‘widow’s tax’ on the spouses of deceased servicemembers and military retirees.
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Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee hears from DoD, VA officials about efforts to provide easier move from one department to the other for wounded servicemembers.
Representatives from the Legion’s Pennsylvania department help coordinate a successful VA career expo.
New radio club designed to attract licensed amateur radio operators.
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Getting a home equity loan can potentially put the roof over your head in peril.
National Commander Foster in Illinois to help commemorate Armed Forces Day.
Past National Commander David K. Rehbein discusses the Recovering Warrior Task Force’s 4-year mission.
Military supporters everywhere are encouraged to participate in 2-kilometer event that aims raise awareness for homeless veterans.
Tickets for the upcoming American Legion World Series, Aug. 12-16, are just a click away; visit Facebook for stadium construction updates.
Legion officials recently participated in a U.S. Census Bureau teleconference where statistics were released on veteran-owned companies.
Organization stands firm in its support of awarding benefits to Vietnam War Navy veterans suffering from health problems related to Agent Orange exposure.
Legion posts also encouraged to upload recaps, photos of Memorial Day celebrations to Legiontown.
iMortuary.com site allows visitors to place virtual flowers on wall memorializing U.S. servicemembers who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Day-by-day accounts of Rolling Thunder, biggest Memorial Day Weekend motorcycle ride in the nation, by Marty Justis.
Individuals affected by tornadoes, floods, as well as posts, may be eligible for National Emergency Fund assistance.
Many Legionnaires affected by savage weather that has destroyed towns, taken lives and caused billions of dollars in property loss.
Wisconsin’s William Berg has played Taps for the same post since before World War II.
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On the road to Washington for Rolling Thunder 2011, with Marty Justis.
Organization representatives participated in holiday events and rituals in and around the nation’s capital.
Timeliness of receiving mental health care, as well as transitioning of wounded servicemembers into VA medical system among issues discussed.
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.
On May 25, Honor Flight brought veterans from Myrtle Beach, S.C., to Washington for a visit to the World War II Memorial.
Marty Justis continues his journey with Legion Riders to Washington for Rolling Thunder.
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Marty Justis and fellow Legion Riders make it to D.C. for Rolling Thunder 2011.
USAA honors those heroes who sacrificed their lives to preserve our freedom.
Marty Justis' and fellow Legion Riders time in Washington for Rolling Thunder comes to a close.
NVC Willaim Schrier laid a wreath at The Wall as part of a Memorial Day ritual. He shared his thoughts about the experience and his own service after the event.
During a Memorial Day observance at Quantico, Legion Executive Director Peter Gaytan stressed the importance of remembering those who have fallen at war.
Though conducting an Honor Flight program is an expensive venture, those whose are involved say they will do what it takes to keep the network running.