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Have you had to re-enroll in VA?

Have you had to re-enroll in VA?

American Legion seeking veterans who had to re-enroll in VA after getting health-care treatment at another VA facility.

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Foster: Veterans wrote U.S. a 'blank check'

Foster: Veterans wrote U.S. a 'blank check'

National commander lays out key issues before joint session of House, Senate Veterans Affairs comittees.

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National Americanism Conference begins Friday

National Americanism Conference begins Friday

The American Legion National Americanism Conference gets under way Sept. 24 in Indianapolis.

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Legion strongly opposes Gettysburg casino

Legion strongly opposes Gettysburg casino

The American Legion reaffirmed its stance against putting a casino next to the Gettysburg battlegrounds at a Sept. 21 press conference.

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Down to the final two minutes

Down to the final two minutes

National Commander Jimmie Foster says that while time is running out in the 111th Congress, there is still plenty to accomplish.

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IRS tailors tax-help event to vets, disabled

IRS tailors tax-help event to vets, disabled

IRS to conduct a special nationwide open house Saturday to help taxpayers - especially veterans and people with disabilities - solve tax problems and respond to IRS notices.

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Legion wins fight for Gold Star parents' rights

Legion wins fight for Gold Star parents' rights

After a decades-long campaign by The American Legion, Senate clears legislation that will grant state veterans home care privileges to all Gold Star parents.

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Foster to address Congress

Foster to address Congress

Legion's national commander expected to cover wide range of issues while speaking before joint session of the House, Senate Veterans Affairs committees.

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Form 990N deadline approaches

Form 990N deadline approaches

Posts that don’t file IRS forms face losing tax-exempt status

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Three Navy warships named in honor of 9/11

Three Navy warships named in honor of 9/11

The Navy will forever remember and honor the cities and victims affected by the Sept. 11 attacks with USS New York, USS Somerset and USS Arlington.

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Focus: National commander's testimony

Focus: National commander's testimony

Foster to speak before joint session of House-Senate Veterans Affairs committees.

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Legion reaches out to Washington-area vets

Legion reaches out to Washington-area vets

National staff members from the Legion invited veterans and their families to Post 8 to educate them about their service-entitled benefits.

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Legion: GI Bill needs non-degree coverage

Legion: GI Bill needs non-degree coverage

Many veterans have decided to pursue vocational school or job training after serving, and The American Legion thinks the Post-9/11 GI Bill should cover them.

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Connect with the commander

Connect with the commander

Legionnaires everywhere can follow Jimmie Foster's travels as national commander by becoming a ‘Fan' of his on Facebook.

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Committee-passed bills focus on jobs

Committee-passed bills focus on jobs

HVAC made a commitment to bringing career opportunities to those who have served by approving bills Wednesday.

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Today is Legion Day

Today is Legion Day

Both House and Senate have passed resolutions honoring the nation'a largest veterans organization; day also marks kickoff of Legiontown campaign.

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A last wish granted

A last wish granted

Country music star Clay Walker helped make a Marine's last wish come true. But the Marine's family needs your help in giving Cpl. Brian Downard a burial fitting of his service.

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VA’s 'inexperienced' workforce must improve

VA’s 'inexperienced' workforce must improve

Testifying before Congress, American Legion official Ian de Planque said VA must dramatically improve its training programs.

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Behind the Blue Star

Blue Star Families with loved ones at war live in a world of uncertainty, stress and, often, the purest form of patriotism.

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Looking out for America's future

Looking out for America's future

With a strong dedication to supporting our nation's youth, The American Legion National Children & Youth Conference gets under way Friday in Indianapolis.

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VA reviews SGLI, VGLI accounts

VA reviews SGLI, VGLI accounts

VA says it will continues to ensure and protect Servicemembers', Survivors' Life Insurance benefits administered by Prudential.

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Bad luck hits Freedom Car at Toledo

Bad luck hits Freedom Car at Toledo

Tire, sway bar damage spoils top-10 chance in Northwest Ohio Ford Dealers 200 race.

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Legiontown campaign kicking off soon

Legiontown campaign kicking off soon

Numerous guides are available for posts to help make local events a success.

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Outreach effort coming to D.C.

Outreach effort coming to D.C.

The Legion will intensify its focus on veterans in the nation's capitol this week with a benefits fair that focuses on health care, education benefits and job counseling.

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Focus: Legislative agenda, Legion Day

Focus: Legislative agenda, Legion Day

Legislative Commission reviewing convention resolutions, looking ahead to Legion Day.

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Patriot Day booklet still available

Patriot Day booklet still available

Downloadable material for Saturday's anniversary can be used by local posts.

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'These people did fight back'

'These people did fight back'

Gulf War vet vows to build lasting memorial to Flight 93 victims.

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Legionnaire found miracle in Flight 93 debris

Legionnaire found miracle in Flight 93 debris

Going through the crash site, the volunteer fireman found a symbol of hope on the smoldering field.

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RecruitMilitary job event, Pittsburgh

RecruitMilitary job event, Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh RecruitMilitary event welcomed 136 veterans, spouses and family members, as well as 45 exhibitors.

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DHS to conduct job and hiring fair

DHS to conduct job and hiring fair

The Department of Homeland Security will invite military personnel, Sept. 25, to the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Va.

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