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New automated system in place for GI Bill

New automated system in place for GI Bill

Department of Veterans Affairs’ new system delivering faster, more accurate payments to veterans using Post-9/11 GI Bill.

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Nurse scholarship applications available

Nurse scholarship applications available

The Eight and Forty Lung and Respiratory Disease Nursing Scholarship is offering $5,000 in aid to registered nurses desiring career advancement.

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Frank Buckles turns 110 today

Frank Buckles turns 110 today

Last living World War I veteran served in the ambulance corps during World War I in France and Germany, evacuatingd wounded soldiers from the battlefield.

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VA launches caregiver support line

VA launches caregiver support line

Phone line will answer questions, listen to concerns and directly link callers to the Caregiver Support Coordinator at their local VA medical center.

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VA streamlines GI Bill benefits processing

VA streamlines GI Bill benefits processing

Processing time for benefits claims has been reduced from 48 to 13 days for new student enrollments.

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Solid advice

Solid advice

USAA certified financial planners will offer guidance on variety of financial issues facing America's veterans, their families.

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4TROOPS earns $12,500 for Legacy Fund

4TROOPS earns $12,500 for Legacy Fund

Musical group donates money to scholarship fund after winning the top prize on the TV game show ‘Don’t Forget the Lyrics.’

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Legion, National Forensic League team up

Legion, National Forensic League team up

Legion's Oratorical Contest and the NFL offer students an opportunity to supplement their experiences in speech and debate.

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Tailgating for the troops

Tailgating for the troops

Football fans raise funds to buy Internet service for Guardsmen in Afghanistan.

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Foster finishes up Far East trip

Foster finishes up Far East trip

National Commander Jimmie Foster and Auxiliary President Carlene Ashworth toured the Orient, personally expressing thanks to U.S. military for their service.

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Pearl Harbor remembered

Pearl Harbor remembered

69 years ago today, a surprise attack launched the United States into World War II. Today, we still remember.

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GI Film Festival accepting 2011 entries

GI Film Festival accepting 2011 entries

Documentaries and narratives sought that “honor the successes and sacrifices of American GIs.”

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Legion to Congress: Remove DADT language

Legion to Congress: Remove DADT language

Letter to Senate Majority Leader, other senators calls for removing all references to repeal in 2011 Defense Authorization Act.

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New Citizens Flag Alliance site launched

New Citizens Flag Alliance site launched

CFA web page features breaking news, how-to guides and a history of the organization and its efforts to protect the U.S. flag from physical desecration.

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Coming together for homeless veterans

Coming together for homeless veterans

American Legion among hundreds of attendees at forum in Washington that highlights ‘best practices’ for VA’s 5-year plan to eradicate the problem.

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Opening your doors to the military

Opening your doors to the military

If your post has a nearby military unit that it works with regularly, sponsoring events and activities for the unit, The American Legion wants to know. Contact us.

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Foster tours JPAC facility

Foster tours JPAC facility

Jimmie Foster got an up-front look at JPAC's unique missions and the recent developments in the POW/MIA identification process.

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Doing what he can for America's military

Doing what he can for America's military

Since 2003, actor Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band have performed for U.S. servicemembers and veterans across the country.

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Legion opposes DREAM Act

Legion opposes DREAM Act

Legion opposes passage of the bill that will provide amnesty to children of illegal immigrants.

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'Keep these alliances together'

'Keep these alliances together'

Past National Commander Detweiler stresses the need for relationships among fellow veterans during opening sessions of sixth annual Road to Recovery.

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Legion wins fight for GI Bill changes

Legion wins fight for GI Bill changes

The American Legion joined other veterans service organizations in lobbying for a bill that stands to expand and improve GI Bill benefits.

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More than an obligation

More than an obligation

Corporations don't just come to Road to Recovery career fair because it's the right thing to do. They're there because of the quality of job candidates they find.

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A normal reaction to the abnormal

A normal reaction to the abnormal

Former undercover New Jersey State Trooper shares his PTS experiences, encourages peer counseling during Road to Recovery.

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Legion opposes last-minute DADT repeal

Legion opposes last-minute DADT repeal

The Legion strongly opposes a renewed Congressional effort to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell."

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TBI, PTS screening at Road to Recovery

TBI, PTS screening at Road to Recovery

Quick, convenient and confidential online process for assessing risk of 'invisible wounds' outlined to Iraq, Afghanistan war veterans and their families.

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Legion honors Chilean miners' rescue

Legion honors Chilean miners' rescue

An American Legion NEC resolution, honoring the miners and their saviors, was presented to the Ambassador of Chile to the United States in the form of a plaque.

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'The Happiest Place on Earth'

'The Happiest Place on Earth'

Near-freezing temperatures can't keep veterans, their families from spending a special Christmas celebration with Mickey Mouse and friends.

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A challenge to continue service

A challenge to continue service

Road to Recovery draws to a close with call to action for attendees to help define public attitudes toward veteran.

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'Let us help you'

'Let us help you'

Veterans Health Administration's chief of staff asks participants at Road to Recovery to reach out to VA.

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Legion honors baseball icon Bob Feller

Legion honors baseball icon Bob Feller

The late Bob Feller, one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history, is remembered for his excellence on and off the field.

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