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Vet Centers making a difference

Vet Centers making a difference

Since 1979, Vet Centers have promoted the philosophy of "veterans helping veterans"

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An overview of wounded warrior care

An overview of wounded warrior care

Legion's PCAG gets a look at major programs coming out of the Office of Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy.

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Education Symposium set for Aug. 26-27

Education Symposium set for Aug. 26-27

The American Legion and Student Veterans of America will host the Veterans on Campus Symposium in Milwaukee, a conference that sets out to improve the lives of student veterans.

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MicroTech receives more honors

MicroTech receives more honors

Small Business Task Force member Tony Jimenez has been recognized again. His company, MicroTech, has won another award.

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Rebuilding Together event set for convention

Rebuilding Together event set for convention

Organization dedicated to preserving affordable home ownership will partner on repair project with Legion in Milwaukee.

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Watch the 2010 Legion World Series live

Watch the 2010 Legion World Series live

Once again, the upcoming American Legion Baseball World Series games will be streamed live via the Legion's Web site.

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Blue Star Salute moves to Stout Field

Blue Star Salute moves to Stout Field

One of the nation's biggest tributes to military families to feature Legion Riders convoy, music by Michael Peterson, sky-diving and cheerleaders.

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A deployment through a child's eye

A deployment through a child's eye

Legion's Policy Coordinating and Action Group briefed on a study that examined how military deployments affect the children left behind.

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'System Worth Saving' visits D.C. VA center

'System Worth Saving' visits D.C. VA center

Legion National Task Force Member, Tom Mullon, and Allison Murphy, Legion National Field Service Representative, are conducting a site review of the Washington D.C. VA Medical Center.

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Legion: VBA must improve work quality

Legion: VBA must improve work quality

The American Legion told Congress on Tuesday that 'there are clearly areas for improvement' in the way VBA processes disability claims for veterans.

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Legion takes part in 'Welcome Home'

Legion takes part in 'Welcome Home'

D.C. office staffers provide information on VA benefits during day set aside to honor, help combat veterans and active-duty military personnel who served in Iraq or Afghanistan.

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Ordinary men, extraordinary efforts

Ordinary men, extraordinary efforts

It's been 66 years since D-Day, but a day doesn't pass when the soldiers are forgotten - especially two of them.

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Freedom Car finishes 21st in Michigan

Freedom Car finishes 21st in Michigan

Jerick Johnson currently ranks fourth in rookie points and holds first place in the Hard Charger category.

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Boys State celebrates 75th anniversary

Boys State celebrates 75th anniversary

Since 1935, more than a million high school boys have attended The American Legion Boys State program to experience a week that can change a lifetime.

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Legion to Obama: Restore Mojave cross

Legion to Obama: Restore Mojave cross

Legion joins other organizations in sending letter to the White House, asking Obama to intervene on behalf of the cross.

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Legion supports reforms at Arlington

Legion supports reforms at Arlington

Hill praises Army Secretary John McHugh for ‘decisive action' following report of mismanagement at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Pause for the Pledge set for Monday

Pause for the Pledge set for Monday

Across the nation, Americans will take time on Flag Day to recite the Pledge of Allegiance.

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Celebrate Flag Day by protecting Old Glory

Celebrate Flag Day by protecting Old Glory

It's time to protect our flag from physical desecration, and you can help just by picking up the phone.

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Getting a rare glimpse of historic treasures

Getting a rare glimpse of historic treasures

State Department's Diplomatic Reception Rooms serve as setting for Legion gathering during annual Washington Conference.

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Legacy Run map available online

Legacy Run map available online

Run departs Indianapolis Aug. 22 with a goal of raising $450,000 for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship fund.

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Video portrays French gratitude

Video portrays French gratitude

Commander's appearance for D-Day anniversary commemorations captured in mini-documentary.

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Legion documentary now available on DVD

Legion documentary now available on DVD

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the DVD will benefit Legacy fund, Child Welfare Foundation and NEF.

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A week of memories

A week of memories

American Legion Post 2001 and New York City open their arms and hearts to thousands of Navy, Marine and Coast Guard personnel during annual Fleet Week.

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OCW shows more support for Fort Lewis

OCW shows more support for Fort Lewis

Making good use of the winnings from the Pepsi Refresh Everything Contest, Legion representatives visited Fort Lewis in Washington state for an Operation Comfort Warriors distribution effort.

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Commander honors heroes of D-Day

Commander honors heroes of D-Day

Hill, Navarreté lay wreaths in Normandy to commemorate 66th anniversary.

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Gear sidelines 76 Freedom Car at Pocono

Gear sidelines 76 Freedom Car at Pocono

Mechanical problems limit track time prior to race; Michigan up next for team, car.

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Flag Day speech available

Flag Day speech available

Members are encouraged to use document as a guide tapered to whatever best relates the Legion to the audience.

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A need to be part of the process

A need to be part of the process

Legion staffer, PNC Conley attend briefing on VA pilot program for case management of claims.

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Looking for future partnerships

Looking for future partnerships

Legion departments soon to have opportunity to partner with Habitat for Humanity in "Veterans Build" projects across the country.

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VA announces homeless veterans hotline

VA announces homeless veterans hotline

New telephone line will provide emergency support, resources to homeless veterans.

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