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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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Legion welcomes new GI Bill measure

Legion welcomes new GI Bill measure

Senate bill recently introduced would substantially improve, expand education benefits for veterans.

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Amicus briefs filed in Snyder-Phelps case

Amicus briefs filed in Snyder-Phelps case

Father of slain Marine whose funeral was protested by Westboro Baptist Church has taken his case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Legacy Scholarship tries again for grant

Legacy Scholarship tries again for grant

Vote daily for $250,000 in Pepsi Refresh Everything Project

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Germany, Kosovo, Italy and Normandy

Germany, Kosovo, Italy and Normandy

Following Memorial Day commemoration among troops stationed in the Balkans, Hill and Navarreté to lay wreaths in honor of D-Day’s 66th anniversary.

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Offering up informed advice

Offering up informed advice

American Legion testifies before House Subcommittee on Health on proposed health-care legislation.

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Veteran to veteran

Veteran to veteran

Pearl Harbor survivor tells how he overcame PTSD.

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Week-long cycling event kicks off in Virginia

Week-long cycling event kicks off in Virginia

The ride will continue through Virginia all week and ending Saturday, June 5, in Virginia Beach.

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The Korean War at Sixty

Memories of shared sacrifice can and should sustain an alliance that remains in America’s best interests.

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The victory we can never forget

On the 60th anniversary of the Korean War, America’s sacrifices are remembered.

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50th Anniversary Korean War issue resurrected

Historical issue now available online.

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The Seeds of a New Afghanistan Part II: Small Dollars, Big Impact

An Indiana National Guard team of farmer-soldiers opts for a long view of development in Afghanistan.

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Legion made impact on Mojave cross case

Legion made impact on Mojave cross case

Liberty Legal lawyer talks with The American Legion about the Legion's critical role in the case and what is next for the cross.

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Legion featured on CNN today

Legion featured on CNN today

Washington office executive director Peter Gaytan will talk about the organization and how it helps many sectors of society at 2:35 p.m. EST today.

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Joblessness on the table

Joblessness on the table

Legion joins VSOs in pondering solutions for jobless veterans at House roundtable.

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Lest we forget

Lest we forget

American Overseas Memorial Day Association keeps the flame of honor alive, though generations are passing.

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Undaunted homage

Undaunted homage

Florida post's efforts to restore military monument sidetracked, but not stopped, by vandals.

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Hill: Call Congress now on DADT

Hill: Call Congress now on DADT

National commander urges members to join Pentagon chiefs and demand Congress not pre-empt Don't Ask Don't Tell study.

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Facebook campaign to 20,000 ongoing

Facebook campaign to 20,000 ongoing

The goal is to reach 20,000 fans of The American Legion Online Update's Facebook page by the national convention.

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A father-son bet turns into long MLB career

A father-son bet turns into long MLB career

A wager earned Jeff Kent a successful 17 years in the major leagues and a sports commentator role for the American Legion Baseball World Series.

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Honoring 'American heroes'

Honoring 'American heroes'

During live coverage of the National Memorial Day parade, The American Legion and Military Channel will launch "American Heroes" vignettes honoring those who served in Iraq, Afghanistan.

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