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GI Bill work 'remains unfinished'

GI Bill work 'remains unfinished'

Foster calls for Congress to pass GI Bill improvements before recessing.

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Focus: National commander's testimony

Focus: National commander's testimony

Foster testifies during joint session of House, Senate Veterans' Affairs committees.

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New tax status for Blue Star Salute

New tax status for Blue Star Salute

Annual Indiana-based event honoring military families looks to continue growing now with 501c3 nonprofit designation.

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National Resource Directory issues 'state widget'

National Resource Directory issues 'state widget'

NRD’s new state widget provides easy, customizable access to state-specific military benefits and resources

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Revitalization effort coming to Detroit

Revitalization effort coming to Detroit

Department of Michigan Legionnaires will team with national staff during three-day membership push this week.

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COLA rumors cleared up

COLA rumors cleared up

A mix of factual and incorrect information being circulated about disabled veterans’ benefits.

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A system worth saving, 2010 edition

A system worth saving, 2010 edition

American Legion delivers annual report on 32 VA medical facilities to members of Congress.

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Fiscal reform meeting monitored by Legion

VA&R deputy director attends public meeting of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.

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Final Gulf War regulation published

Final Gulf War regulation published

New regulation will make it easier for veterans to obtain VA health care and disability compensation for certain diseases associated with service in Southwest Asia, including Iraq or Afghanistan.

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Legionnaire named to federal task force

Legionnaire named to federal task force

Dan Dellinger, former Economic Commission chairman, will join the Interagency Task Force on Federal Contracting Opportunities for Small Businesses.

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Legion testifies on pending legislation

Legion testifies on pending legislation

Legion official Jake Gadd attended a congressional hearing on legislation affecting homeless veterans, TBI and other service-related issues.

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In federal contracting, veterans still ignored

In federal contracting, veterans still ignored

The Legion explained to a congressional subcommittee the shortcomings of federal contractors in their obligation to recruit and hire veterans.

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A strong opening effort

A strong opening effort

Detroit revitalization/outreach effort brings in new, renewed members while providing VA claims help for 22 area veterans.

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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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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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Legacy Run Day 3: Overwhelming support

Legacy Run Day 3: Overwhelming support

From people lining the overpasses of Iowa to an amazing reception in Albert Lea, Minn., Tuesday was truly a special day for the 2010 Legacy Run and its participants.

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Job opportunities coming to Milwaukee

Job opportunities coming to Milwaukee

The American Legion will conduct a veterans job fair and small business workshop in Milwaukee to precede national convention.

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Legion documentary available at convention

Legion documentary available at convention

'History of The American Legion: A National Legacy,' will be available for purchase at the Emblem Sales booth at the 92nd National Convention in Milwaukee.

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Legacy Run Day 4: From over the pond

Legacy Run Day 4: From over the pond

Riders from Great Britain and Germany are taking part in the Legacy Run. The reason is pretty simple: They believe in the cause.

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New Legion donation page online

New Legion donation page online

Donations can now be made to specific American Legion programs and charities in a simple and secure manner.

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Legion emblem rededicated in Milwaukee

Legion emblem rededicated in Milwaukee

Legionnaires, Army Reserve troops, city officials and local citizens celebrated the rededication of 50-foot in diameter Legion emblem first created in 1930s.

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Fostering understanding on campus

Fostering understanding on campus

Legion symposium attempts to breed an understanding between the academic community and veterans moving onto college.

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'A mixture of pride and sadness'

'A mixture of pride and sadness'

Mixed emotions as Legacy Run comes to an end; donations total more than $360,000 heading into national convention

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Fostering understanding on campus

Fostering understanding on campus

Legion symposium attempts to breed an understanding between the academic community and veterans moving onto college.

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2010 Legion World Series award winners

2010 Legion World Series award winners

American Legion Baseball players' statistics from regionals and the World Series reveal the names of those leading in hits, RBIs, strikeouts and more.

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Freedom car unveils new paint scheme

Freedom car unveils new paint scheme

Car dedicated to American Legion Riders finishes 19th at Ansell Protective Gloves 150 at Chicagoland Speedway.

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Veterans are welcome on campus

Veterans are welcome on campus

Whether through enlightenment or guilt, military veterans walking onto college campuses today can expect warm welcomes.

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VA benefits chief: 'We're obeying the law'

VA benefits chief: 'We're obeying the law'

Michael Walcoff expects 190,000 more claims the first year after new Agent Orange regulations go into effect.

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'Building and preparing future citizens'

'Building and preparing future citizens'

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services representative believes partnerships with Legion at local level are key to citizenship efforts.

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