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How to write your LinkedIn profile

How to write your LinkedIn profile

Learn how to take advantage of one of the most useful online networking tools.

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The message behind the new media

Changes are happening fast in the way we express The American Legion story and share it with others.

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Military Monikers

In a world of uniformity and discipline, a nickname can ease the stress, break the tedium and, of course, stick with you for life.

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Tying a 'Yellow Ribbon' around the world

With one song, Tony Orlando delivered a message of hope that has become a global anthem.

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Homeless in Milwaukee

Homeless in Milwaukee

Legion leaders tour facility that helps veterans on the road to permanent housing.

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Shinseki: Backlog will end this year

Shinseki: Backlog will end this year

VA secretary tells Legion his agency's massive backlog of undecided benefits claims is one of his top three priorities for 2011.

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Patriot Award honors three recipients

Patriot Award honors three recipients

A National Guardsman who went beyond the call of duty and two NYC street vendors who helped expose the ‘Times Square Bomb' receive the prestigious award.

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Boy Scouts given highest Legion honor

Boy Scouts given highest Legion honor

The Boy Scouts of America join Henry Ford, Douglas MacArthur and Bob Hope as recipients of The American Legion's Distinguished Service Medal.

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Gates: The 'right strategy in Afghanistan'

Gates: The 'right strategy in Afghanistan'

DoD secretary tells Legionnaires that goals are achievable against a cruel adversary.

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Patriot Award recipients reflect on recognitions

Patriot Award recipients reflect on recognitions

Duane Jackson and Lance Orton, two vigilant NYC street vendors, and Maj. David Howell, a caring National Guardsman, discuss being honored at National Convention.

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Minority Leader warns against complacency

Minority Leader warns against complacency

Boehner reminds Legionnaires that America is still a nation at war with terrorists.

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Armed forces honored for volunteerism

Armed forces honored for volunteerism

The Spirit of Service award was given to representatives from the five armed services during The American Legion National Convention in Milwaukee.

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A truly 'good guy'

A truly 'good guy'

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig presented the Legion's James V. Day "Good Guy " Award.

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Help needed to bring home U.S missing

Help needed to bring home U.S missing

POW/MIA detectives appeal for donation of DNA samples from military families.

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VA releases final Agent Orange regulations

VA releases final Agent Orange regulations

On Aug. 31, VA will officially expand the list of health problems that are presumed to be linked to Agent Orange and exposure to other herbicides.

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Free concert benefited Legacy Scholarship

Free concert benefited Legacy Scholarship

Michael Peterson and 4TROOPS perform in front of 2,000 convention attendees and Milwaukee locals to raise money for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund.

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Nation’s leaders to address convention

Nation’s leaders to address convention

DoD, VA secretaries on schedule; Rep. Boehner to speak on Iraq security to convention delegates.

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New PR campaign designed for posts

New PR campaign designed for posts

New public relations campaign designed to be implemented at post level.

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'It's the law'

'It's the law'

Failure to register with Selective Service can have a lasting, negative impact.

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'To honor veterans past and present'

'To honor veterans past and present'

Climbing temperatures and high humidity weren't enough to deter a sense of obligation for those who marched in Sunday's national convention parade.

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Riding toward recovery

Riding toward recovery

Approximately 50 Ride 2 Recovery participants arrive at American Legion National Convention in Milwaukee.

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'Building and preparing future citizens'

'Building and preparing future citizens'

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services representative believes partnerships with Legion at local level are key to citizenship efforts.

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H2H job fair comes to Milwaukee

H2H job fair comes to Milwaukee

Event connects more than 50 veteran-friendly employers with about 200 veterans looking for jobs.

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Texas post claims Color Guard titles

Texas post claims Color Guard titles

Post 472 of Harrisburg wins Military Open Class, Advancing/Retrieving Colors competitions.

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VA benefits chief: 'We're obeying the law'

VA benefits chief: 'We're obeying the law'

Michael Walcoff expects 190,000 more claims the first year after new Agent Orange regulations go into effect.

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Reaching younger veterans

Reaching younger veterans

The work of today's Legion demands social networking, says Department of Defense official.

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Veterans are welcome on campus

Veterans are welcome on campus

Whether through enlightenment or guilt, military veterans walking onto college campuses today can expect warm welcomes.

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Freedom car unveils new paint scheme

Freedom car unveils new paint scheme

Car dedicated to American Legion Riders finishes 19th at Ansell Protective Gloves 150 at Chicagoland Speedway.

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2010 Legion World Series award winners

2010 Legion World Series award winners

American Legion Baseball players' statistics from regionals and the World Series reveal the names of those leading in hits, RBIs, strikeouts and more.

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Rebuilding together

Rebuilding together

New veterans center opens in Milwaukee with local American Legion help.

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