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Montagnards honor Legion for support

Montagnards honor Legion for support

Legion receives Freedom Fighter Award before passing resolution to protect indigenous Vietnam War allies.

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Mixing the old with the new

Mixing the old with the new

National Recruiter of the Year embraces new technology but still believes the best way to bring in new members is just to ask.

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Serving America’s Veterans Every Day

New commander shares his vision and values in acceptance speech at 92nd National Convention.

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Hill praises VA's Agent Orange decision

Hill praises VA's Agent Orange decision

New VA regulation adds three health conditions to the list of those presumed to have been caused by exposure to the toxic defoliant Agent Orange during the Vietnam War.

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Filner: Don't repeat Vietnam mistakes

Filner: Don't repeat Vietnam mistakes

Chairman of House Committee on Veterans' Affairs tells Legion nation is ‘paying a horrible price' for treatment of Vietnam veterans.

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Pelosi draws on Ike's vision

Pelosi draws on Ike's vision

House Speaker says infrastructure overhaul can put veterans to work and strengthen America.

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Caring for airmen is the 'bottom line'

Caring for airmen is the 'bottom line'

Air Force Secretary Michael Donley renews commitment to airmen and families while addressing The American Legion's National Convention.

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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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