On April 11, The American Legion National Oratorical Championship Contest will be streamed live via the Legion's Web site.
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April 1 is the deadline for Legion departments to submit their nominations to National Headquarters.
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VA will publish a proposed regulation in the Federal Register establishing new presumptions of service connection for nine infectious diseases associated with military service.
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A submarine commander's sons succeeded in locating the watery grave of their father and his crew.
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Legionnaires, support your country by encouraging citizens to cast their ballot in their local, state and federal elections.
A ground up, tech-based rebuild is underway to end the backlog crisis.
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The Burn Pit takes a close look at the potential ramifications of Sunday night's passage of health-care reform.
Information about new VA programs, policies and plans.
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National Commander Hill feels confident passage of the health-care reform legislation won't have a negative impact on DoD, VA delivery, practices, but the Legion will make sure that continues to be the case.
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Portal, to debut April 1, will allow veterans to check on the status of their claims, check payment history and collect information regarding benefits to which they may be entitled.
VA Inspector General's report finds issues with VA's ability to provide timely exams for potentially service-connected disabled veterans.
Legion representative meets with congressional legislative assistants to discuss various facets of VA claims process.
RecruitMilitary will host a veterans career fair and opportunity expo Thursday at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Operation Comfort Warriors garners most online votes to nab $250,000 grant.
Volunteering opportunities for the entire Legion family explored during recent meeting.
Coaches can pick up a copy of the updated American Legion Baseball Rule Book from their department baseball chairman.
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Girls playing the national pastime is controversial for many, but not for American Legion Baseball.
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Legion's executive director of the Washington office will talk about how the new legislation will affect DoD, VA health care on "FOX and Friends" Wednesday morning.
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Legion rep meets with other VSOs to discuss ways to improve outreach and ascess to VA benefits for disabled veterans.
Legion Executive Director Peter Gaytan allays some of the fears surrounding health-care reform and how it affects VA, DoD. Visit our forums and give us your thoughts.
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Legion reps testify before House Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies.
The American Legion answers a field of member-submitted questions regarding the health-care reform.
Numerous sources have indicated and continue to indicate that VA and DoD health care will not be affected by the health-care reform bill that is nearing close to becoming law.
Authored by Rep. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., the legislation increases the maximum age of dependent children to 26.
Ways to improve VA's Systematic Technical Accuracy Review process among areas of Legion testimony.
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Event at Legion's D.C. office highlights female veterans and their service to their country.
Music group of former soldiers will perform at The American Legion's 92nd National Convention.
A goal of $450,000 has been set for the motorcycle ride that raises funds for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship fund.
Peter Gaytan, executive director of the Legion's Washington office, touches on how health-care reform will impact on VA, DoD services.
The study, which begins in November, will contact approximately 10,000 women and gather information from mail surveys, phone interviews and medical records.