Past National Commander Bill Detweiler, a New Orleans resident, says the new VAMC that is being built is an example of his city's rebirth after Katrina.
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Only 27 and serving as commander of the second largest post in Wyoming, Loren Davis says a kinship exists between he and the older veterans in his post.
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Ground broken for VAMC construction project that will replace hospital nearly destroyed during Hurricane Katrina.
Filmmaker Suzanne DeLaurentiis will be presented with Oregon National Guard Commendation, an award rarely given to civilians, for her endeavors to help wounded soldiers.
PNC William Detweiler, VA Secretary Eric Shinseki among those scheduled to attend event; completion of project scheduled for late 2013.
Members of Congress gathered in the Capitol to recognize the 60th anniversary of the Korean War.
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While the Veterans Health Administration is well prepared at the national level to handle emergencies, it needs to improve its degree of preparedness at the local level.
The American Legion is calling upon Congress and VA to move quickly in granting benefit claims for three diseases linked to Agent Orange.
Students coming to Indianapolis for the National Association of Student Councils National Convention will visit The American Legion Mall June 27.
92nd National Convention's parade is scheduled for 4 p.m. Aug. 29 in Milwaukee.
More than 150 Blue Star Banners are presented during Fifth Annual Indiana Blue Star Salute.
Since 1979, Vet Centers have promoted the philosophy of "veterans helping veterans"
Legion's PCAG gets a look at major programs coming out of the Office of Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy.
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.
Small Business Task Force member Tony Jimenez has been recognized again. His company, MicroTech, has won another award.
Organization dedicated to preserving affordable home ownership will partner on repair project with Legion in Milwaukee.
Once again, the upcoming American Legion Baseball World Series games will be streamed live via the Legion's Web site.
One of the nation's biggest tributes to military families to feature Legion Riders convoy, music by Michael Peterson, sky-diving and cheerleaders.
Legion's Policy Coordinating and Action Group briefed on a study that examined how military deployments affect the children left behind.
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.
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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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.
It's been 66 years since D-Day, but a day doesn't pass when the soldiers are forgotten - especially two of them.
Jerick Johnson currently ranks fourth in rookie points and holds first place in the Hard Charger category.
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.
Legion joins other organizations in sending letter to the White House, asking Obama to intervene on behalf of the cross.
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Hill praises Army Secretary John McHugh for ‘decisive action' following report of mismanagement at Arlington National Cemetery.
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Across the nation, Americans will take time on Flag Day to recite the Pledge of Allegiance.
It's time to protect our flag from physical desecration, and you can help just by picking up the phone.
State Department's Diplomatic Reception Rooms serve as setting for Legion gathering during annual Washington Conference.