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Ansbach post conducts Four Chaplains lunch

Ansbach post conducts Four Chaplains lunch

RSO, other organizations assisted.

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Help lawful immigrants prepare for citizenship

Help lawful immigrants prepare for citizenship

The new American Legion Citizenship Outreach Guide encourages posts and districts to help lawful immigrants assimilate and become naturalized citizens.

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Helm: New Secretary of Defense faces challenges

Helm: New Secretary of Defense faces challenges

American Legion National Commander Michael D. Helm describes the tasks facing new Defense Secretary Ash Carter.

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Washington Conference set for next week

Washington Conference set for next week

Legionnaires will converge on Capitol Hill to advocate on behalf of America’s veterans.

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Vehicle donation program supports the Legion

Vehicle donation program supports the Legion

All proceeds from donated vehicles sold at auction will support American Legion charities and programs.

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Legion leaders observe Lincoln's birthday

Legion leaders observe Lincoln's birthday

Last Thursday marked the 81st annual National American Legion Pilgrimage to the Tomb of Abraham Lincoln.

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Legacy Run turns 10

Legacy Run turns 10

The ride starts in Indy and ends in Baltimore, Aug. 23-26.

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The spirit of vetrepreneurship

The spirit of vetrepreneurship

U.S. Marine Corps veteran Travis Barnes has gone from struggling with transitioning from the military to civilian world to starting a successful distillery in Indianapolis.

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Commander: Lincoln’s words ring true today

Commander: Lincoln’s words ring true today

American Legion National Commander Michael D. Helm observed the birthday of the nation’s 16th president.

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Inspired by a lineage of service, patriotism

Inspired by a lineage of service, patriotism

American Legion Executive Director Verna Jones appreciates the progress achieved in racial tolerance and treatment, yet still sees room for growth.

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Legion proposes changes to veterans training program

Legion proposes changes to veterans training program

In testimony before Congress, the Legion's Davy Leghorn offered recommendations on the Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Service program.

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Legion supports quadrennial review for VA

Legion supports quadrennial review for VA

The bill H.R. 216 would require long-range planning and budgeting strategies from VA.

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Helm: 'End game' needed for military action against ISIL

Helm: 'End game' needed for military action against ISIL

National commander: If military action is necessary course of action, key objectives and overall strategic goal must be stated clearly.

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Helm's 4x4 goals 'within reach'

Helm's 4x4 goals 'within reach'

Midway through the campaign, fundraising and membership totals are progressing. But national commander calls on Legion family "to work together at all levels to build membership and raise funds" to support vital programs.

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Hundreds hired at New Jersey job fairs in 2014

Hundreds hired at New Jersey job fairs in 2014

More than 50 job offers made at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst event.

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Fort Hood victims to be awarded Purple Hearts

Fort Hood victims to be awarded Purple Hearts

Servicemembers who were killed or injured during the Fort Hood attack in 2009 will be awarded the Purple Heart.

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Legion to help restore mission of West LA campus

Legion to help restore mission of West LA campus

The American Legion testified to Congress that it will ensure the VA campus serves disabled and homeless veterans again.

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One generation of brothers serves over 150 years in military

One generation of brothers serves over 150 years in military

For 11 of the 16 Davis children, serving in the military served as a path out of their hometown, Wetumpka, Ala., where opportunities were few and far between in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Credentialing summit aims to create ‘ripple effect’

Credentialing summit aims to create ‘ripple effect’

The American Legion’s National Credentialing Summit aims to influence key decision-makers nationwide on hiring veterans for jobs they are qualified for.

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VA entrepreneur event set for Washington Conference

VA entrepreneur event set for Washington Conference

Department to offer guidance to veteran business owners and entrepreneurs at the Legion's Small Business Workshop.

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2015 POW coin available as fundraiser

2015 POW coin available as fundraiser

More than $31,000 raised by chapters last year.

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Registration open for D.C. employment workshops, career fair

Registration open for D.C. employment workshops, career fair

The American Legion’s Veterans Employment & Education Division is hosting a series of free events tailored to assist veterans and spouses pursuing employment in the civilian sector.

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Legion reviewing military compensation, benefits recommendations

Legion reviewing military compensation, benefits recommendations

The American Legion is currently reviewing the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission's comprehensive report.

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FODPAL Legion represented at stateside Girls State

FODPAL Legion represented at stateside Girls State

Kaiserslautern post, Department of France Auxiliary send girl to Maryland.

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Honor and remembrance e-newsletter debuts

Honor and remembrance e-newsletter debuts

E-newsletter features news stories, personal memories, videos and photo galleries that pay tribute to servicemembers from World War I to current era.

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Second chances for Jihadists must stop

Second chances for Jihadists must stop

Freeing terrorists and closing Guantanamo is a terrible idea.

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Veterans urged to show up for VES exams

Veterans urged to show up for VES exams

Veterans Evaluation Services has been contracted by the Department of Veterans Affairs to perform Compensation & Pension exams.

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Getting perspective on the transition process

Getting perspective on the transition process

Legion's Verna Jones joins Marcus Luttrell, former U.S. chief intelligence officer Gen. "Spider" Marks on University of Phoenix panel focused on transition from military to civilian life.

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2015 Legacy Run online registration underway

2015 Legacy Run online registration underway

Registration will continue through August for motorcycle ride that raises funds for children of fallen U.S. servicemembers.

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'Pathways to military student success'

'Pathways to military student success'

Legion provides subject-matter expertise on military licensing and credentialing at the Council of College and Military Educators' annual symposium.

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