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Braille U.S. flag gives sight to the blind

Braille U.S. flag gives sight to the blind

The Kansas Braille Transcription Institute gives non-sighted individuals the ability to feel the beauty of the American flag through raised stars, stripes and colors.  

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MLB World Series honors Oklahoma players

MLB World Series honors Oklahoma players

As Legion Baseball World Series champions, Midwest City, Okla., Outlaws received special recognition during the Major League Baseball World Series in San Francisco.

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Legion: Vet issues await new Congress

Legion: Vet issues await new Congress

National Commander Jimmie Foster hopes the 112th Congress moves in the same direction as the Congress before it.

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Legion: Listen to Marines' commandant

Legion: Listen to Marines' commandant

Organization calls on Congress, the president and the Pentagon to follow Gen. Amos’ advice on DADT.

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Spirit of Victory

Spirit of Victory

A look back at the origins and evolution of a federal holiday that honors Americans who fought for the peace of others.

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The birthplace of Veterans Day

The birthplace of Veterans Day

Emporia, Kan., gave us a day for all who served.

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Veterans Day opportunity for vet entrepreneurs

Veterans Day opportunity for vet entrepreneurs

The General Services Administration, an independent government agency, will hold a conference for veteran small business owners on Veterans Day in Atlanta.

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The Defensive Line of Duty

The Defensive Line of Duty

It was always Kevin Bush’s dream to attend Indiana University and play football there. A 14-month tour in Iraq helped make it happen.

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Disabled-vet memorial to break ground

Disabled-vet memorial to break ground

The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial will break ground at its planned site.

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4TROOPS tours Legion headquarters

4TROOPS tours Legion headquarters

The patriotic music group rolled into Indianapolis on Tuesday and made American Legion National Headquarters their first stop.

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Budweiser, Legion to host vets at pro-sports events

In celebration of Veterans Day, Budweiser is joining the USO, Veterans of Foreign Wars and The American Legion to host veterans at NFL, NBA and NHL games from Oct. 31 to Nov. 15.

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'Deeds, not words'

'Deeds, not words'

During National Veterans Awards Dinner, National Commander Foster calls on U.S. to show support for veterans through actions.

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Biden honors the 'most tested' Americans

Biden honors the 'most tested' Americans

Vice president served as the keynote speaker at Veterans Day ceremonies in Arlington.

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Legion appears on 'Fox & Friends'

On the morning of Veterans Day, representatives from The American Legion appeared on the television program "Fox & Friends," along with employees from Sears and Kmart to promote the Heroes at Home Wish Registry.

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GI Film Festival to air films on cable TV

GI Film Festival to air films on cable TV

Partnership with Military Channel will bring favorites to wider audience.

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Redskins invite military to their stadium

Redskins invite military to their stadium

In recognition of Veterans Day, the Washington Redskins will hold a health screening and education session at FedExField for veterans and active military on Nov. 13.

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Supreme Court keeps DADT in place for now

Supreme Court keeps DADT in place for now

Court: Policy can remain in place while the government appeals a federal judge's decision striking down "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."

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Legion Baseball icon, supporter remembered

Legion Baseball icon, supporter remembered

The passing of Sparky Anderson calls to light his excellence in Major League and American Legion Baseball.

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76 Freedom Car wraps up successful season

76 Freedom Car wraps up successful season

Driver Jerick Johnson ends the 2010 ARCA race season with success and gratitude.

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Shadow Warriors

Shadow Warriors

Special Operations Forces are essential to the global war on terror. But there’s a challenge of finding that fine line between underutilizing and overburdening them.

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Legion Baseball registration begins Jan. 1

Legion Baseball registration begins Jan. 1

Coaches will see a few new changes with online registration for the 2011 American Legion Baseball season.

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Legion gives GPS units to wounded warrior centers

Legion gives GPS units to wounded warrior centers

The Legion has donated 10 GPS devices to Walter Reed and the National Naval Medical Center to be used by families who are visiting patients there.

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Legion: Don't cut military retirement benefits

Legion: Don't cut military retirement benefits

National Commander says America has ‘huge debt’ to men and women who protected our country.

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Hundreds of veterans attend career fair

Hundreds of veterans attend career fair

The American Legion and RecruitMilitary teamed up for a career fair in Indianapolis that provided valuable information to veterans and their families.

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New bat standard changes baseball speed

New bat standard changes baseball speed

The NCAA’s new Ball-Bat Coefficient of Restitution standard will be effective Jan. 1, 2011, and impact Legion Baseball in 2012.

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Tackling debt

Tackling debt

Over the last few decades amassing debt has become an American way of life.

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Smart investing tips

Smart investing tips

Investing can be a little complicated, but these tips can help the process.

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Wounded warriors get early Thanksgiving

Wounded warriors get early Thanksgiving

The American Legion distributed $60 gift checks to 2,000 wounded warriors, thanks to Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes ample generosity.

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VA spending concerns Pennsylvania Legion

VA spending concerns Pennsylvania Legion

Department of Veterans Affairs plans to spend nearly $1 million to customize an upscale office space and add an executive fitness center at facility.

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Legion attends R2R ceremony at Bethesda

Legion attends R2R ceremony at Bethesda

Legion representatives attend ceremony that honors Ride 2 Recovery cyclists and celebrates the program’s planned expansion.

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