American Legion posts nationwide remember the bravery of four chaplains, who lost their lives when their ship sank in 1943, by hosting a memorial service.
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The results of the online survey will help the Legion improve the delivery of women veterans’ benefits, programs and services.
Legion staff, volunteers hear from federal agencies, other organizations on current medical treatments and programs for both injuries.
This spring and summer, the Defense Department will sponsor nine career fairs for injured servicemembers, veterans and their families.
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Legion 'steadfastly' against freezing VA health-care spending and cutting veterans disability payments to help reduce federal spending.
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Rep. Jeff Miller, new chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, says an intensive scrutiny of VA is a top priority for his committee.
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Department of Veterans Affairs’ new system delivering faster, more accurate payments to veterans using Post-9/11 GI Bill.
The Eight and Forty Lung and Respiratory Disease Nursing Scholarship is offering $5,000 in aid to registered nurses desiring career advancement.
Last living World War I veteran served in the ambulance corps during World War I in France and Germany, evacuatingd wounded soldiers from the battlefield.
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Phone line will answer questions, listen to concerns and directly link callers to the Caregiver Support Coordinator at their local VA medical center.
Processing time for benefits claims has been reduced from 48 to 13 days for new student enrollments.
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USAA certified financial planners will offer guidance on variety of financial issues facing America's veterans, their families.
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Musical group donates money to scholarship fund after winning the top prize on the TV game show ‘Don’t Forget the Lyrics.’
Legion's Oratorical Contest and the NFL offer students an opportunity to supplement their experiences in speech and debate.
Football fans raise funds to buy Internet service for Guardsmen in Afghanistan.
National Commander Jimmie Foster and Auxiliary President Carlene Ashworth toured the Orient, personally expressing thanks to U.S. military for their service.
69 years ago today, a surprise attack launched the United States into World War II. Today, we still remember.
Documentaries and narratives sought that “honor the successes and sacrifices of American GIs.”
Letter to Senate Majority Leader, other senators calls for removing all references to repeal in 2011 Defense Authorization Act.
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CFA web page features breaking news, how-to guides and a history of the organization and its efforts to protect the U.S. flag from physical desecration.
American Legion among hundreds of attendees at forum in Washington that highlights ‘best practices’ for VA’s 5-year plan to eradicate the problem.
If your post has a nearby military unit that it works with regularly, sponsoring events and activities for the unit, The American Legion wants to know. Contact us.
Jimmie Foster got an up-front look at JPAC's unique missions and the recent developments in the POW/MIA identification process.
Since 2003, actor Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band have performed for U.S. servicemembers and veterans across the country.
Legion opposes passage of the bill that will provide amnesty to children of illegal immigrants.
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Past National Commander Detweiler stresses the need for relationships among fellow veterans during opening sessions of sixth annual Road to Recovery.
The American Legion joined other veterans service organizations in lobbying for a bill that stands to expand and improve GI Bill benefits.
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Corporations don't just come to Road to Recovery career fair because it's the right thing to do. They're there because of the quality of job candidates they find.
Former undercover New Jersey State Trooper shares his PTS experiences, encourages peer counseling during Road to Recovery.
The Legion strongly opposes a renewed Congressional effort to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell."