Past National Commander Detweiler stresses the need for relationships among fellow veterans during opening sessions of sixth annual Road to Recovery.
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The American Legion joined other veterans service organizations in lobbying for a bill that stands to expand and improve GI Bill benefits.
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Corporations don't just come to Road to Recovery career fair because it's the right thing to do. They're there because of the quality of job candidates they find.
Former undercover New Jersey State Trooper shares his PTS experiences, encourages peer counseling during Road to Recovery.
The Legion strongly opposes a renewed Congressional effort to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell."
Quick, convenient and confidential online process for assessing risk of 'invisible wounds' outlined to Iraq, Afghanistan war veterans and their families.
An American Legion NEC resolution, honoring the miners and their saviors, was presented to the Ambassador of Chile to the United States in the form of a plaque.
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Near-freezing temperatures can't keep veterans, their families from spending a special Christmas celebration with Mickey Mouse and friends.
Road to Recovery draws to a close with call to action for attendees to help define public attitudes toward veteran.
Veterans Health Administration's chief of staff asks participants at Road to Recovery to reach out to VA.
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The late Bob Feller, one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history, is remembered for his excellence on and off the field.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization has served as a force multiplier for U.S. power. But those days may be over.
During the Road to Recovery Conference, veterans met with other veterans and were able to communicate in ways they hadn't been able to before.
President expected to sign bill into law next week; changes to military policy probably wouldn't take effect for at least several months.
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Wisconsin Governor-elect Scott Walker shares his unforgettable experiences as an American Legion Badger Boys State and Boys Nation alumni.
Legislation will enable up to 400,000 new previously ineligible veterans to receive this benefit.
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The Legion’s Regional Office Action Review team will use survey findings to help veterans and VA Regional Offices battle the backlog across the country.
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Bill will require service chiefs to complete implementation plans before lifting the old policy — and certify to lawmakers that it won’t damage combat readiness.
President calls signing ‘a moment more than two centuries in the making.’
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U.S. servicemembers who were kept on duty past their original discharge following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and their beneficiaries, have until March 4 to claim their retroactive pay.
160 veterans receive $500 checks through Legion from Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes.
For the fourth time in 2010, Michael Peterson will be in Iraq visiting troops. But before leaving, Peterson sent The American Legion family a special holiday greeting.
10 Christmas baskets presented to homeless veterans at Southeast Veterans Service Center.
For more than 50 years, Alan Seeger Post 2 in Mexico City has supported a school bearing the Legion’s name.
The blind girls of Casa Rosa de la Torre have a friend in The American Legion.
The American Legion and a Christian church shipped 57 bears to children of deployed troops.
Veterans with a disability rating of 30 percent or more are encouraged to apply for job openings with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management by Jan. 6.
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Legionnaires in Mexico City financially assist a shelter for abused and abandoned girls.
Wisconsin tribe continues to battle with DoD to end confiscation of legal 'wak tani' from Native American troops.
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Specialists log 73 percent success rate in front of Board of Veterans Appeals in 2010.