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Oklahoma 'Outlaws' win World Series

Oklahoma 'Outlaws' win World Series

Midwest City, Okla., swept a doubleheader from Eden Prairie, Minn., to claim The American Legion World Series in Spokane, Wash.

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Legacy Scholarship recipient heads to Tokyo

Legacy Scholarship recipient heads to Tokyo

As Legion Riders prepare for the Legacy Run beginning Aug. 22, an American Legion Legacy Scholarship recipient shares his appreciation for the award.

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DHS plans job event at national convention

DHS plans job event at national convention

The Department of Homeland Security will conduct a hiring event for its Customs and Border Protection agency at the Legion's 92nd National Convention.

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Legacy Run kick starts Sunday

Legacy Run kick starts Sunday

301 American Legion Riders will leave Indianapolis with a singular goal: raising $450,000 for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund.

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Federal jobs offered just for vets

Federal jobs offered just for vets

As part of an effort to hire more veterans at the federal level, the Office of Personnel Management is conducting a special hiring event for veterans.

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Perspective on piracy

Perspective on piracy

While high-profile piracy is worrisome, it is a rare occurrence. But when it does happen, the current ‘catch-and-release’ policy isn’t the best method to combat it.

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Ride 2 Recovery cyclists head to Milwaukee

Ride 2 Recovery cyclists head to Milwaukee

Wounded warrior cyclists are leaving Minneapolis, riding nearly 530 miles to the site of the Legion's 92nd National Convention.

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Legacy Run: The man in charge

Legacy Run: The man in charge

Legion Rider Dick Woods can chat and is folksy friendly. But when it comes to safety and the rules of the Legacy Run, 'Uncle Dick' is all business.

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Legacy Run Day 1: 'It's for the kids'

Legacy Run Day 1: 'It's for the kids'

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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Convention comes to Milwaukee

Convention comes to Milwaukee

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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Legacy Run Day 2: 'Coordination' the key

Legacy Run Day 2: 'Coordination' the key

When it comes to getting 200-plus motorcycles through a gas station, several factors come into play. A good sense of humor also helps.

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Education symposium to focus on vets

Education symposium to focus on vets

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.

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Academic networking event welcomes servicemembers

Academic networking event welcomes servicemembers

Servicemembers and veterans can join academia, federal officials and potential employers for a networking reception in the Milwaukee City Center on Aug. 27.

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Nursing scholarship winners announced

Nursing scholarship winners announced

Ten nurses receive the $3,000 Eight & Forty Lung and Respiratory Disease Nursing Scholarship.

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76 Freedom Car at Iowa Speedway Saturday

76 Freedom Car at Iowa Speedway Saturday

Jerick Johnson enters ARCA Prairie Meadows 200 18th in the championship points standing and third in rookie standings.

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H2H Golf Classic set for Oct. 7

H2H Golf Classic set for Oct. 7

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.

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Legion asks for Gold Star bill support

Legion asks for Gold Star bill support

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.

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Vote for Shelby World Series logo

Vote for Shelby World Series logo

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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PTSD claims process being simplified

PTSD claims process being simplified

Legion welcomes new regulations but urges VA to allow private practitioners to diagnose, treat condition.

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Treasury Department hosting VOSB event

Treasury Department hosting VOSB event

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.

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Explore Distinguished Service Medals

Explore Distinguished Service Medals

New Web site feature includes an archive of past winners dated back to 1921.

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Freedom Car salvages 20th-place finish

Freedom Car salvages 20th-place finish

Poor handling hampers effort, but Jerick Johnson, crew able to finish ahead of starting spot in Prairie Meadows 200.

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Reaching out to women veterans

Reaching out to women veterans

VA&R, Public Relations staff collaborate on ways to enhance outreach efforts through radio, television PSAs.

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Legion testifies on health-care bills

Legion testifies on health-care bills

Severely Injured Veterans Benefit Improvement Act of 2009, Fair Access to Veterans Benefits Act among legislation covered.

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Legion pleased with new PTSD regulations

Legion pleased with new PTSD regulations

Streamlined claims process published in Federal Register, go into effect Tuesday.

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de Planque takes part in radio interview

de Planque takes part in radio interview

Legion’s deputy director of the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division argues that PTSD veterans should be granted disability.

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Legion part of 'Veterans at Risk' hearing

Legion part of 'Veterans at Risk' hearing

Director of the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division says more training, oversight needed at VA facilities to avoid St. Louis failures.

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Commander in Kuwait

Commander in Kuwait

Commander Hill has a busy schedule during his visit to Kuwait. Get the details of his trip from the Clarence Hill blog site.

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Legion member benefits now searchable

Legion member benefits now searchable

Updated page provides information on discount programs for products, services such as travel, health care, personal finance and computers.

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'Why are veterans' businesses overlooked?'

'Why are veterans' businesses overlooked?'

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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