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The war isn't over yet

The war isn't over yet

Foster tells the National Executive Committee that while the death of Osama bin Laden was a great victory, further military battles lie ahead.

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Eagle Scout of the Year from Minnesota

Eagle Scout of the Year from Minnesota

Robert B. Rasmussen from Hutchinson, Minn., is The American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year.

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Business expo heads to Walter Reed

Business expo heads to Walter Reed

Veteran entrepreneurs are invited to a free small business and training expo at Walter Reed Medical Center on May 12.

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The same standards for everyone

The same standards for everyone

American Legion resolution calls on all military branches to maintain current physical and mental requirements, regardless of gender.

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Legion supports funeral protests bill

Legion supports funeral protests bill

The American Legion delivered a letter of support to Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, regarding her bill on restricting funeral protests.

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Nurse scholarship applications due May 15

Nurse scholarship applications due May 15

The application deadline for the $5,000 Eight and Forty Lung and Respiratory Disease Nursing Scholarship is a week away.

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VA seeking personal crisis stories

VA seeking personal crisis stories

Through The American Legion, veterans who have used the Veterans Crisis suicide-prevention line can help fellow veterans facing same issues.

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Rifle club collects DVDs to support troops

Rifle club collects DVDs to support troops

Many members from the Newport Rifle Club Junior Team in Middletown, R.I., collected more than 200 DVDs to send to servicemembers in Afghanistan.

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Vikings, Twins offer specials for Legion

Vikings, Twins offer specials for Legion

National convention attendees have opportunity to purchase game tickets at discounted prices; National Commander Foster to throw out first pitch at baseball game.

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Films with meaning

Films with meaning

More than 30 screenings are taking place at the Fifth Annual GI Film Festival in Washington, D.C.

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Legion's concerns on jobless veterans heard

Legion's concerns on jobless veterans heard

Yesterday, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., introduced the Hiring Hero Act bill at a Washington press conference.

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New resolutions from spring meetings

New resolutions from spring meetings

2019 Legion centennial, renamed of Emblem Sales facility in honor of PNC John H. Geiger among topics covered.

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Posts earning big Flag Rewards

Posts earning big Flag Rewards

Nine posts already have achieved more than $1,000 each in community flag purchases through the new Emblem Sales program.

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Peterson provides PSAs for Legacy Fund

Peterson provides PSAs for Legacy Fund

Country music star Michael Peterson conducts two public service announcements on why the Legacy Scholarship Fund is important to our military families.

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SAL donates $110,000 to the CWF

SAL donates $110,000 to the CWF

The Sons of the American Legion donated the generous sum to the Child Welfare Foundation during the Legion’s recent Spring Meetings.

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NEF rescues Legion flood victims and posts

NEF rescues Legion flood victims and posts

The Legion’s National Emergency Fund remains available to assist active Legionnaires and SAL members affected by the severe storms in the South.

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Plan for caregiver training in place

Plan for caregiver training in place

Department of Veterans Affairs partnering with Easter Seals to develop training for Caregiver Program.

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Legion praises limiting TRICARE increases

Legion praises limiting TRICARE increases

Organization applauds House Armed Services Committee for approving defense budget bill that restricts ability to raise premiums in the future.

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Akaka receives public-service award

Akaka receives public-service award

Hawaii senator who pushed for improvements in the Post 9/11 GI Bill “humbled to be recognized.”

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Insight into today's military

Insight into today's military

Four enlisted personnel provide a look inside the men and women of the armed forces during a panel discussion with the Legion's National Security and Foreign Relations commissions.

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Shinseki: VA demand grows

Shinseki: VA demand grows

Patients, budget, backlog all still climbing, but headway is being made on veteran homelessness, secretary tells Legionnaires.

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Female veterans find room for VA improvement

Female veterans find room for VA improvement

American Legion survey finds gender-specific health-care services lacking in many areas.

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Overhaul of TAP under way

Overhaul of TAP under way

Labor official says transformation of program will help military personnel find the right careers after discharge.

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Freedom Car to visit South Carolina VA

Freedom Car to visit South Carolina VA

Driver Jerick Johnson and his crew will meet veterans at the Greenville, S.C., Outpatient Clinic before their race there Saturday.

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Snyder, Summers reflect on court ruling

Snyder, Summers reflect on court ruling

Marine hero’s dad vows to continue battling Westboro protests despite court's decision.

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They called her 'The Angel of Death'

They called her 'The Angel of Death'

Maj. Allison Black, known as 'The Angel of Death,’ rained fire on insurgents in Afghanistan as one of the first women pilots to open fire in the conflict.

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A deep tradition of supporting women vets

A deep tradition of supporting women vets

The Legion's two-month, worldwide online survey of female veterans is only a small part of the advocacy the organization has done for women veterans.

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Legion Baseball emblem now on caps

Legion Baseball emblem now on caps

A relationship with Richardson Sports has been formed to ensure Legion teams and coaches are outfitted with caps featuring The American Legion Baseball emblem.

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Honoring her promise

Honoring her promise

A Holocaust survivor and the winner of the National Commander's PR Award, Nesse Godin honors her pledge to tell the story of one of humanity's darkest times.

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Alaskan is Hospital Volunteer of the Year

Alaskan is Hospital Volunteer of the Year

Crucelina ‘Cris’ Vrabel is honored for her exemplary service to Alaskan veterans.

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