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Meet the ALR Advisory Committee

Meet the ALR Advisory Committee

Committee liaisons with Internal Affairs Commission work with individual departments.

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Legion again big part of Rolling Thunder

Legion again big part of Rolling Thunder

American Legion post in the D.C. area hosting various events during this weekend's annual Rolling Thunder ride.

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Top country stars raising awareness for Legion

Top country stars raising awareness for Legion

The American Legion is the official charity for this weekend's Tree Town Musical Festival, which will feature country music stars Toby Keith, Brad Paisley and others.

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Glen Foy passes away

Glen Foy passes away

Foy was past commander of Post IR02.

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Memorial Day ceremony list

Many FODPAL areas represented in roundup.

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Positives, negatives aired during VA town hall meeting

Positives, negatives aired during VA town hall meeting

Dozens of veterans share their stories of the care they receive at the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center during an American Legion town hall meeting in Indiana.

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In search of a ceremonial torch

In search of a ceremonial torch

The Department of France is missing theirs.

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A Promise Kept

A Promise Kept

Even though other countries are displeased with the United States, they don't forget the sacrifices of American veterans laid to rest on their native soil.

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Legion on Petzel resignation: 'business as usual'

Legion: Petzel already scheduled to retire this year, so his resignation now really won’t make that much of a difference.

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Secretary fields the heat in hearing

Secretary fields the heat in hearing

Senate committee members probe VA chief for answers, national commander says recent reports were "final straw."

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D-Day 70th Anniversary Planning

Mark anniversary in France or the United States.

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A FODPAL call for Memorial Day

Stories of observance needed.

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Normandy Camporee

Normandy Camporee

Boy Scouts of America Transatlantic Council Spring Camporee honors 70th anniversary of invasion.

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Hawaii post gives out high school awards

Hawaii post gives out high school awards

Many honorees entering military.

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FODPAL Internet Directory

FODPAL Internet Directory

Several departments, posts have second homes in cyberspace.

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National convention band contest canceled

National convention band contest canceled

The contest is canceled due to lack of interest.

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Arlington cemetery hosting special events

Arlington cemetery hosting special events

The national cemetery is commemorating its 150th anniversary with lectures, wreath-laying ceremonies and special tours.

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Amid VA crisis, Miller asks Obama to act

Amid VA crisis, Miller asks Obama to act

House Committee on Veterans' Affairs chairman wants bipartisan commission on VA medical care access as new whistleblowers surface nationwide.

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Veterans share personal experiences at Phoenix VA

Veterans share personal experiences at Phoenix VA

Legion’s System Worth Saving town hall meeting reveals serious problems at the Phoenix VA facility.

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Dellinger to testify alongside Shinseki

Dellinger to testify alongside Shinseki

National Commander Dellinger, VA secretary among witnesses at Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs hearing.

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Antique tractor rally benefits OCW

Antique tractor rally benefits OCW

More than 100 Nebraska farmers will travel throughout the state on old-time tractors while raising money for The American Legion program.

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Pennsylvania teen is Eagle Scout of the Year

Pennsylvania teen is Eagle Scout of the Year

Joseph Blaisse of Newtown Square earned a $10,000 scholarship; three runners-up received $2,500.

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Dellinger focusing on VA accountability issue

Dellinger focusing on VA accountability issue

National commander will spend week attending Legion town hall meeting in Phoenix, testifying before Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

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Legion post feeds Honor Bus veterans

Legion post feeds Honor Bus veterans

World War II and Korean War veterans were treated to a luncheon at Post 8 en route to visiting memorials dedicated in their honor.

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It's not just Phoenix

It's not just Phoenix

The following list outlines specific VA issues nationally as well as at local VA Medical Centers and Regional Offices.

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Legionnaire hopes to 'democratize' lending

Legionnaire hopes to 'democratize' lending

Mark L. Rockefeller's business, StreetShares.com, gets start-up funding to veteran business owners, and is changing conventional ideas about venture capital.

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SWS site visit to Michigan VA positive

SWS site visit to Michigan VA positive

Ann Arbor facility reveals successful improvements to Legion’s System Worth Saving Task Force team.

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Raising money for the Special Olympics

Raising money for the Special Olympics

Legion, Sons of The American Legion and Auxiliary jump into cold water to raise money.

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Dellinger: Our membership gives us influence

Dellinger: Our membership gives us influence

National commander closes Spring NEC Meetings with reminder that Legion's clout depends on a vibrant membership base.

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