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Improperly billed? Contact the Legion

Improperly billed? Contact the Legion

The American Legion is collecting cases of veterans whose third-party insurances were improperly billed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Veterans Day speech available

Veterans Day speech available

A guidelined speech for Veterans Day is now available on The American Legion Web site.

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Answering their country's call (again)

Answering their country's call (again)

Once mainstays in Congress, veterans are now few and far between on Capitol Hill. Washington could use an infusion of veterans now.

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Legion taking lead on TBI, PTS

Legion taking lead on TBI, PTS

Ad-hoc committee formed during Fall Meetings will investigate current treatments and alternative ways to treat ‘signature wound.’

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Foster calls for suspension of DADT ruling

Foster calls for suspension of DADT ruling

In letter to White House, Legion’s national commander says that a decision should be made by the military – not a federal judge.

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Foster: Congress looked out for veterans

Foster: Congress looked out for veterans

Congress may be receiving low approval ratings from the general voting population, but The American Legion says lawmakers have come through for veterans issues this year.

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Child Welfare Foundation awards $666,670

Child Welfare Foundation awards $666,670

The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation recently awarded funds to 21 non-profit organizations.

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H2H Golf Classic raises $20,000

H2H Golf Classic raises $20,000

The Legion’s Heroes to Hometowns Golf Classic raised funds for the Legacy Scholarship, improved H2H visibility, and built camaraderie among veterans.

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Resolutions guidebook expanded

Resolutions guidebook expanded

Free material can help craft next year’s resolutions to exacting standards required.

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Brakes ruin final 2010 race for Freedom Car

Brakes ruin final 2010 race for Freedom Car

27th-place finish leaves Jerick Johnson in second place in the ARCA Hard Charger Award standings.

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'This could be a 10-hour miniseries'

'This could be a 10-hour miniseries'

The American Legion’s legacy stirs Blackhorse Productions to create a documentary about the nation's largest veterans organization.

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OCW delivers at Bethesda

OCW delivers at Bethesda

50 iPods, 20 Nintendo Wii controllers handed out to Wounded Warrior Regiment.

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Fall Meetings coming to Indy

Fall Meetings coming to Indy

Commission and committee members, along with the National Executive Committee, will converge on Indianapolis for a busy five days.

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800 number in place for post IRS questions

800 number in place for post IRS questions

Posts with questions regarding Employee Identification Numbers can contact the Internal Revenue Service.

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Legion players pay tribute to troops

Legion players pay tribute to troops

American Legion Baseball team Nor-gwyn Hawks from Upper Gwynedd, Pa., remembers those who make freedom possible by raising money and wearing camouflage jerseys.

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The military's right to vote

The military's right to vote

Congress made an effort last year, but problems persist for active-duty troops stationed overseas.

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Legion looking into neglect, abuse cases

Legion looking into neglect, abuse cases

Organization is conducting informal investigation of state veterans homes, VA community living centers.

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Ride 2 Recovery on NBC tonight

Ride 2 Recovery on NBC tonight

Segment on cycling program for veterans will appear on NBC Nightly News at 6:30 p.m. EST.

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'Success After Service'

'Success After Service'

During the Student Veterans of America awards dinner Oct. 2, VA Secretary Eric Shinseki encouraged student veterans to succeed in school.

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Snyder v. Phelps case arguments heard

Snyder v. Phelps case arguments heard

Supreme Court hears arguments from Albert Snyder and Fred Phelps, founder of the Westboro Baptist Church.

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Marine dad, Westboro church in court

Marine dad, Westboro church in court

The American Legion has presence at today's Supreme Court case that pits the privacy rights of Albert Snyder against the protest rights of the Westboro Baptist Church.

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76 Freedom Car in North Carolina

76 Freedom Car in North Carolina

As Jerick Johnson prepares for the American 200 at Rockingham Speedway this weekend, he stands in second place for the CGS Imaging Hard Charger Award.

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Head to the voting polls Nov. 2

Head to the voting polls Nov. 2

As 2010 midterm elections draw near, Legionnaires need to exercise their right to vote and motivate others to do the same.

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A 'fantastic plan' for veterans

A 'fantastic plan' for veterans

The Department of Labor and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce partner together to find job opportunities for veterans.

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Child Welfare grant protects children

Child Welfare grant protects children

The National Exchange Club Foundation is protecting children from abuse and neglect with its $25,000 grant from The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation.

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Can I get a loan?

Can I get a loan?

Loans advertised for startup companies mean different things to different people. But business loans are extremely competitive and difficult to qualify for, and pre-venture money is even scarcer.

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VETS to launch new job training program

The Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) agency, a federal entity, will launch a 14-state pilot program aimed to help veterans find meaningful employment after separating from the service.

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Bringing back the gold standard

Bringing back the gold standard

Legion officials meet with Arlington National Cemetery reps to discuss past problems, future solutions for nation's most revered veterans cemetery.

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The Milblogosphere

When the mainstream media lost touch with the military community, the military community created its own network online.

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Having been there

D-Day veteran and acclaimed filmmaker on a mission to teach students the value of freedom and its cost.

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