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16 air rifle shooters advance to finals

16 air rifle shooters advance to finals

Tune in today from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. (MDT) to watch The American Legion's Air Rifle National Championship final shoot-off.

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New Legion reps help troops in transition

New Legion reps help troops in transition

On-base offices give Legion staff opportunity to help troops through the medical discharge and disability evaluation process or ‘whatever a servicemember needs.'

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Legion featured on Reconnect America site

Legion featured on Reconnect America site

Web site highlights various organizations that support U.S. servicemembers.

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Legion has presence at NAACP convention

Legion has presence at NAACP convention

National staff on hand to address questions specifically concerning veterans issues, discuss Legion programs, membership.

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Legion attends national women's conference

Legion attends national women's conference

Denise Williams, assistant director for health policy, attends Fourth National Conference on Women, Addiction and Recovery.

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Job Corps to offer veterans job training

The Veterans' Employment and Training Service and the Employment and Training Administration's Job Corps are partnering in a demonstration project

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Providence to test VA's paperless system

Providence to test VA's paperless system

Regional benefits office the site of pilot program that will initially focus on compensation benefits.

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Membership Workshop opens today

Membership Workshop opens today

National Commander Clarence Hill among speakers during three-day event that will touch on transition assistance, membership strategies.

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Legion air rifle championship under way

Legion air rifle championship under way

The 2010 American Legion Junior 3-Position Air Rifle National Championship takes place once again in Colorado Springs, Colo. Visit Legion.org Aug. 7 for live streaming.

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64 teams advance to baseball regionals

64 teams advance to baseball regionals

American Legion Baseball fans will be able to follow the regional tournaments live through www.legion.org.

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Business conference set for Milwaukee

Business conference set for Milwaukee

The American Legion invites veterans to attend the Annual Business Conference, Aug. 31-Sept. 1 in Milwaukee - the site of the 92nd National Convention.

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'Flag Rewards' program benefits posts

'Flag Rewards' program benefits posts

Participating posts can receive a 10-cent credit for each dollar spent on the purchase of American flags.

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Scouts put cap on busy week

Scouts put cap on busy week

More than 45,000 Scouts learn of their organization's history, bond together during National Jamboree.

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The Secretary’s War on Homelessness

Shinseki vows to get America’s veterans off the streets within five years. Even the homeless aren’t sure it can be done.

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Minority should not rule on flag

Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in Congress that would allow for a constitutional amendment that would protect Old Glory.

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4TROOPS: We've been there

Quartet of combat veterans to perform in free concert at national convention.

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'A prayer answered'

Before his death, Jerry Seffens inspired his Missouri post to donate $50,000 to build a Fisher House.

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2010 Boys Nation senators graduate

2010 Boys Nation senators graduate

After a week of site-seeing, senate sessions, keynote speakers and friendship-building, the senators are graduating and heading back home.

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Legion pursues Pepsi grant for vet jobs

Legion pursues Pepsi grant for vet jobs

The American Legion is again competing in the Pepsi Refresh Project contest. This time its veterans career fairs are in the hunt for the $250,000 prize.

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Veterans employment issues on the table

Veterans employment issues on the table

D.C. office's executive director joins White House discussion of veterans affairs and employment issues

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Bartering a part of National Jamboree

Bartering a part of National Jamboree

Groups of Scouts gather together to trade their patches, one of the most popular activities during the week.

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Wisconsin conducting résumé writing workshop

In August, the Department of Wisconsin is putting on a résumé-writing workshop for veterans seeking federal employment.

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Holocaust survivor speaks to Boys Nation

Holocaust survivor speaks to Boys Nation

82-year-old Nesse Godin still making a powerful impact on Boys Nation.

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More Gulf War illnesses outreach needed

More Gulf War illnesses outreach needed

During testimony, Legion calls for VA to improve its outreach efforts to thousands of veterans dealing with Gulf War effects.

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VOSBs to benefit from VA's IT overhaul

VA says it will award nearly $1 billion in IT contracts annually to veteran-owned small businesses during the next five years.

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Gates urges Scouts to excel

Gates urges Scouts to excel

Speaking at the National Scout Jamboree, Secretary of Defense credits Scouting for creating men who ‘built this country.'

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Boys Nation alumni address senators

Boys Nation alumni address senators

Day 6 includes president, vice president inauguration; tune in to Legion.org now for live webcast of closing Senate session.

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RecruitMilitary event report, July 22

RecruitMilitary event report, July 22

RecruitMilitary, in conjunction with The American Legion, routinely holds career and business Opportunity Expos for veterans and their families.

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Amnesty won't work: Secure our borders

Amnesty won't work: Secure our borders

National Commander Clarence Hill: The U.S. government has an obligation to fix what is a broken immigration policy.

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National commander visits BSA Jamboree

National commander visits BSA Jamboree

Hill's presence at National Jamboree reinforces long-standing support of Scouting by The American Legion.

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