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Apply for $20,000 Legion scholarship

Apply for $20,000 Legion scholarship

The Samsung American Legion Scholarship is available for Boys State or Girls State attendees who are direct descendants of wartime veterans.

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Wounded Vietnam veteran steps into painting that hung over his bed

Wounded Vietnam veteran steps into painting that hung over his bed

Army veteran Johnny Brooks was drafted only three weeks after his 20th birthday, three weeks after marrying his high school sweetheart, Flora.

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Veteran employment summit set

Veteran employment summit set

The summit, held April 29-30 in Washington, will feature Medal of Honor recipient and Legionnaire Sal Giunta.

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FODPAL at Washington Conference

FODPAL at Washington Conference

Attending members represent fellows around world.

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Visiting Arlington National Cemetery

Visiting Arlington National Cemetery

Legionnaires in town for Washington Conference visit hallowed cemetery.

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Washington State post helps mudslide victims

Washington State post helps mudslide victims

Burlington Post 91 members have driven 482 roundtrip miles to deliver 2,830 pounds of supplies.

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Celebrate Children & Youth Month

Celebrate Children & Youth Month

During the month of April, Legion family members are encouraged to show their local community The American Legion’s commitment to young people.

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Legion to Congress: Hold VA accountable for preventable deaths

Legion to Congress: Hold VA accountable for preventable deaths

National commander testified that The American Legion will keep asking the hard questions about VA accountability and so should Congress.

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Legion named charity of Iowa music festival

Legion named charity of Iowa music festival

Tree Town Music Festival recognizes The American Legion as its official charity, honoring active-duty military, veterans and their families.

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Complete Consolidated Post Report forms online

Complete Consolidated Post Report forms online

The 2013-2014 forms can be completed and submited online at mylegion.org.

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Renowned actor, veteran and Legionnaire remembered

Renowned actor, veteran and Legionnaire remembered

Mickey Rooney passed away Sunday in his Los Angeles home at the age of 93.

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2014 Legacy Run route announced

2014 Legacy Run route announced

Ride will travel through eight states, cover more than 1,300 miles while raising funds for children of servicemembers killed on active duty.

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Hotel options for 2014 Legacy Run

Hotel options for 2014 Legacy Run

Multiple hotel choices exist for each night of the Legacy Run.

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Events planned for post-Legacy Run

Events planned for post-Legacy Run

The Legacy Run may end on Aug. 21, but plenty of fun is planned for riders after arriving in North Carolina.

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Missouri youth wins 77th Oratorical Contest

Missouri youth wins 77th Oratorical Contest

Ashwath Kumar of Columbia, Mo., wins first place, Brandon Posner of Pennsylvania is runner-up and Ellen Densmore of Denver takes third place.

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2014 Legacy Run registration picking up

2014 Legacy Run registration picking up

More than 170 participants signed up for 2014 American Legion Legacy Run.

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Top three Oratorical finalists named

Top three Oratorical finalists named

Colorado, Missouri and Pennsylvania youth advance to the 77th National Oratorical finals on Sunday. Watch the finals live at 10 a.m. (EDT) on legiontv.org.

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SAL members in Washington

SAL members in Washington

Jeff Frain shares Washington Conference experience.

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Boehner, others tout Legion-backed VA accountability bill

Boehner, others tout Legion-backed VA accountability bill

Legion's Legislative director among those at press conference promoting House, Senate bills to increase accountability at Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Notice: FODPAL Spring Meeting

Notice: FODPAL Spring Meeting

Meeting will be May 7 at 7:30 a.m.

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Paris Post 1 releases Memorial Day schedule

Paris Post 1 releases Memorial Day schedule

Two days of ceremonies, honor.

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College gives special deal to Connecticut Legionnaires

College gives special deal to Connecticut Legionnaires

Department of Connecticut launches partnership program with Goodwin College that gives Legion family members 33 percent discount in tuition.

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Commander reacts to Fort Hood tragedy

Commander reacts to Fort Hood tragedy

American Legion National Commander issues statement regarding Wednesday’s mass shooting.

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Augusta VA facility eliminates screening backlog

Augusta VA facility eliminates screening backlog

While the backlog was defeated, the hospital still faces challenges in recruiting enough nurses and physicians.

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Legacy Scholarship applications due

Legacy Scholarship applications due

The scholarship benefits children of servicemembers who have perished since 9/11.

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Battling homelessness at the local level

Battling homelessness at the local level

Legion Riders chapter raises $3,000 to sponsor an apartment in new long-term homeless veterans facility.

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States respond to grassroots Legion campaigns

States respond to grassroots Legion campaigns

Florida, Nebraska follow suit, grant tuition waivers to student veterans.

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Get connected with social media

Social media channels offer alternative platforms to receive Legion message

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Ahead of the pack

Virginia post adjutant has an early start on Legion’s centennial.

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I Am The American Legion: Al Ford

Al Ford first went to an American Legion post while on a double date. He liked it and joined.

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