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Legion: Investigate Jobs for Veterans

Legion: Investigate Jobs for Veterans

Organization wants Congress to review Department of Labor’s Veterans Employment and Training Services’ program.

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Women veterans sought for survey

Women veterans sought for survey

Foundation wants to know how and why women, including veterans, use high-speed Internet technology.

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Lifting the ban on 'concurrent receipt'

Lifting the ban on 'concurrent receipt'

A new legislation calls for the receipt of both military retired pay and veterans’ disability compensation with respect to any service-connected disability.

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Legion attends Gulf War Illness meeting

Legion attends Gulf War Illness meeting

Two-day event focuses on current research programs related to health consequences of military service in the Persian Gulf.

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Promoting national unity 'on the go'

Promoting national unity 'on the go'

Dozens of war posters from the Legion's collection loaned to the Indiana State Museum for an exhibit.

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Giving back to their community

Giving back to their community

Veterans form Legion post in Cooper Road, La., to repay a community that meant so much to each of them.

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Legionnaires rally against anti-gay church

Legionnaires rally against anti-gay church

High-school play about hate crime draws more than 500 to counter-protest, but the Westboro Baptist Church doesn’t show up.

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Cyber world threats subject of discussion

Cyber world threats subject of discussion

Legion representative part of panel that examines critical aspects of security and counter intelligence-related incidents.

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MicroTech invites military to NBA game

MicroTech invites military to NBA game

Veterans and military personnel invited to the Verizon Center in Washington for Military Appreciation Night on March 12.

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HUD, VA release new homelessness study

HUD, VA release new homelessness study

New VA and HUD report finds 136,000 veterans spent a night in a homeless shelter during 2009.

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92 years of 'For God and Country'

92 years of 'For God and Country'

March 15 marks the official birthday of The American Legion, the nation's largest veterans organization.

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Power problem nearly repaired

Power problem nearly repaired

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Buckles to be laid to rest March 15

Buckles to be laid to rest March 15

Last American World War I veteran will lie in honor for six hours before being interred at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Small business workshop set for March 22

Small business workshop set for March 22

Legion to sponsor intensive educational session for entrepreneurs during Washington Conference.

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Veterans invited to Chicago for hiring fair

Veterans invited to Chicago for hiring fair

March 16 transition workshop and March 24 job fair will bring veterans and their spouses to the Windy City for valuable career opportunities.

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Last U.S doughboy laid to rest

Last U.S doughboy laid to rest

With American Legion National Vice Commander Eugene Pytka in attendance, World War I veteran Frank Buckles is buried in Arlington National Cemetery

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Washington Conference set for March 17-23

Washington Conference set for March 17-23

National Commander Foster, VA secretary among speakers scheduled for annual event.

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Live coverage of Washington Conference

Live coverage of Washington Conference

Commander’s Call, PR Award winner’s ceremony kick off year of live webcasts on legion.org

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Egypt: Vanguard of Conflict, or Freedom?

Egypt: Vanguard of Conflict, or Freedom?

American people, U.S. military need to prepare for a much different regime in Cairo – and a much more complicated security relationship.

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Freedom Car welcomes two new sponsors

Freedom Car welcomes two new sponsors

US Coin Boards, Plasma Energy Drink sign on as associate sponsors for 2011 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East season.

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Apply now for the Legacy Scholarship

Apply now for the Legacy Scholarship

Applications for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship are available and must be postmarked by April 15.

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Gain higher education with 'Need A Lift?'

Gain higher education with 'Need A Lift?'

The American Legion’s 60th edition of its college financial aid guide, “Need A Lift?,” is available for download and on CD-ROM.

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NECman joins elite baseball group

NECman joins elite baseball group

Jerry Hedrick inducted into North Carolina’s American Legion Baseball Hall of Fame earlier this month.

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H2H career fair helps vets find jobs

H2H career fair helps vets find jobs

Recruiter says leadership skills set veterans apart from other applicants for management positions.

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Holocaust survivor to receive PR Award

Holocaust survivor to receive PR Award

Nesse Godin has been a fixture at Boys Nation for several years, telling delegates her powerful story.

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Free health screenings for veterans

Free health screenings for veterans

On March 21, The American Legion will provide free health screenings to veterans at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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Oxygen treatment eyed for PTS/TBI

Oxygen treatment eyed for PTS/TBI

New Orleans doctor describes success using hyperbaric chambers to treat veterans.

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Eliminating homelessness among veterans

Eliminating homelessness among veterans

The Homeless Veterans Providers Roundtablee discussed ways to eliminate homelessness among veterans during the Legion’s Washington Conference last Friday.

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Legion to release survey results Tuesday

Legion to release survey results Tuesday

A press conference during the Washington Conference will announce findings of a survey on health-care issues and treatments that affect women veterans using the VA health-care system.

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Committed to restoring the public trust

Committed to restoring the public trust

Arlington National Cemetery executive director tells Legionnaires that many of the issues brought to light at the cemetery have been resolved.

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