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Legion statement on VA secretary nominee

Legion statement on VA secretary nominee

President Obama has nominated West Point grad, former P&G head Bob McDonald to take over Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Obama to nominate Bob McDonald to head VA

Obama to nominate Bob McDonald to head VA

President to nominate West Point grad, former head of P&G to take over Department of Veterans Affairs.

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July 4 luncheon in Sydney

All “Yanks Down Under” members invited to 99 on York Club event.

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OCW honors paralympic athletes

OCW honors paralympic athletes

American Legion Family members help distribute gear, give thanks to participants at the Army Warrior Trials at West Point.

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National Security report - 6/19/14

Week ending 6/19/14 NATIONAL SECURITY

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Legion survey: PTSD/TBI care not working

Legion survey: PTSD/TBI care not working

Results of the Legion's survey on traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder are shared during the first annual PTSD-TBI symposium.

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Legion attends VA’s GI Bill anniversary event

Legion attends VA’s GI Bill anniversary event

The legislation that essentially created America's middle class was first drafted by The American Legion.

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Blue Star Salute draws large crowd

Blue Star Salute draws large crowd

Nearly 1,000 military members and their families attend the ninth annual Indiana Blue Star Salute.

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Legion assists nearly 800 veterans in North Carolina

Legion assists nearly 800 veterans in North Carolina

The American Legion, VA and others brought needed relief to veterans and their family members in Fayetteville, N.C.

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VA's Gibson: We must protect whistleblowers

VA's Gibson: We must protect whistleblowers

Acting Department of Veterans Affairs secretary orders comprehensive review of all aspects of the Office of Medical Inspector’s operation.

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Commander attends GI Film Festival

Commander attends GI Film Festival

National Commander Dan Dellinger watched a screening of the film "When the Game Stands Tall."

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'A model of strength and resilience'

'A model of strength and resilience'

President Obama presents retired U.S. Marine Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter with the Medal of Honor.

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Legion's TBI/PTSD symposium set for June 24

Legion's TBI/PTSD symposium set for June 24

The event will highlight results of The American Legion's survey on veterans who suffer from the conditions.

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Greatest legislation for the greatest generation

Greatest legislation for the greatest generation

Seventy years ago this month, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the GI Bill.

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Air Force Museum breaks ground on major expansion

Air Force Museum breaks ground on major expansion

The $35.4 million building will house aircraft from the museum’s Presidential, Research and Developmentand Global Reach collection, as well as a new and expanded Space Gallery.

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Legion celebrates GI Bill's success

Legion celebrates GI Bill's success

Veterans, lawmakers and others pay tribute to the 70th anniversary of landmark legislation that has helped generations of servicemembers attain education, home ownership.

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Legion to set up veterans crisis center in Texas

Legion to set up veterans crisis center in Texas

The Legion will hold a town hall meeting and crisis center to assist veterans and family members affected by delays in accessing VA health care.

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Vets air health-care complaints in Fayetteville

Vets air health-care complaints in Fayetteville

A recent VA audit showed that nearly 8,100 patients have waited more than 30 days for appointments at the city's VA facility.

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Register for 2014 Children & Youth Conference

Register for 2014 Children & Youth Conference

The eighth annual American Legion National Children & Youth Conference is Sept. 19-21 in downtown Indianapolis.

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Legion to celebrate 70th anniversary of GI Bill

Legion to celebrate 70th anniversary of GI Bill

The June 17 event will be held at Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center in Washington, D.C.

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Learning by Disaster

Learning by Disaster

The consequences of an Army with fewer resources and fewer soldiers are glaring and grim.

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Legion to conduct meeting, crisis center in North Carolina

Legion to conduct meeting, crisis center in North Carolina

The town hall meeting and crisis center will assist veterans and family members affected by delays in accessing VA health care.

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Celebrate Flag Day, June 14

Celebrate Flag Day, June 14

Download the Legion's free Flag Day speech and remember to Pause for the Pledge at 7 p.m. EDT.

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Legion working with vets during entrepreneurial event

The Legion will be hosting a booth and conducting outreach efforts at the annual VETS14 conference, June 16-19, in Reno, Nev.

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Legion thanks Congress for swift response

National commander urges caution about use of non-VA health-care providers beyond the delayed appointment crisis.

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Seventy years after D-Day

Seventy years after D-Day

Omaha Beach veteran, a new Legionnaire, remembers the day that changed his life, and the world, forever.

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AAFES chief: Let 22 million veterans shop exchanges online

Defense officials are weighing a proposal from the director of the Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) to allow the nation’s 22 million honorably discharged veterans, and perhaps an equal number of their family members, to shop online for military exchange products and discounts.

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China Post 1 BBQ

Fourth of July fundraiser to be held at Baguio restaurant.

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6/6 National Security report

Week ending 6/6/14 NATIONAL SECURITY

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5/23 National Security report

Week ending 5/23/14 NATIONAL SECURITY

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