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McKeon: Smaller defense budget not just a U.S. problem

McKeon: Smaller defense budget not just a U.S. problem

Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee tells Legion that a smaller U.S. military will have a worldwide effect.

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Legionnaire now among 10 finalists for $30k grant

Legionnaire now among 10 finalists for $30k grant

Sunny Farrand of California makes final cut for Champions of Care Challenge.

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How to avoid financial scams

Help is available for veterans and servicemembers who have been cheated or harassed by financial scammers.

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A crash course in business ownership

A crash course in business ownership

Legion For HEROES workshop brings together entrepreneurial experts to offer women veterans keen insight into starting, sustaining their own businesses.

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Legion offers up potential 'life-changing' day

Legion offers up potential 'life-changing' day

Legion, RecruitMilitary bring dozens of potential employers face to face with veterans, military in the nation's capital.

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'Atomic troops' are eligible for benefits

'Atomic troops' are eligible for benefits

Servicemembers who participated in above-ground atomic testing and suffer from illnesses can apply for compensation

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Citibank conducts résumé workshop for vets

Citibank conducts résumé workshop for vets

Financial giant shares employment tips with job-seeking veterans.

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March in Limerick Veterans Day parade

Irish veterans organization invites fellow veterans to march in May parade.

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Paris Post 1 honors Founders Day

Paris Post 1 honors Founders Day

Local post celebrates Legion birthday where it all began.

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Washington Conference kicks off next week

Washington Conference kicks off next week

Legionnaires will have the chance to advocate for veterans on Capitol Hill.

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A tribute on wheels

A tribute on wheels

Veterans and their families see the People’s Race Car as a way to celebrate service.

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Three citizens awarded for acts of heroism

Three citizens awarded for acts of heroism

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society will recognize the Citizen Service Before Self Honors recipients on March 25 at Arlington National Cemetery.

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China Post 1 donates software

Special screen-reading software went to school for the blind in Philippines.

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Citigroup focused on veteran employment

Citigroup focused on veteran employment

Veterans, servicemembers invited to attend free Resume Writing Workshop and career fair in Washington on Thursday.

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Top 53 Oratorical contestants announced

Top 53 Oratorical contestants announced

The high school students will compete in The American Legion's national Oratorical Contest April 4-6 in Indianapolis.

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'Justice' prevails for 24 Medal of Honor recipients

'Justice' prevails for 24 Medal of Honor recipients

National Commander Daniel Dellinger among spectators as President Obama presents Medals of Honor to 24 World War II, Korean and Vietnam War veterans.

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Legion alum named 'Soldier of the Year'

Legion alum named 'Soldier of the Year'

Staff Sgt. Brandon Green is the Legion's 2001Junior 3-PositionAir Rifle National Sporter champion.

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Legion post helps Korean War vet receive honor for valor

Legion post helps Korean War vet receive honor for valor

The medal was more than 60 years overdue when the Legion took the project on.

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Legionella outbreak caused by human error

Legionella outbreak caused by human error

American Legion’s national commander says lack of accountability at Pittsburgh VA Medical Center ‘cannot continue.’

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Legion World Series to be televised

Legion World Series to be televised

The American Legion World Series championship game will be featured live on ESPNU.

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Legion submits testimony on VA’s 2015 budget

Testimony addressed the issue of creating a joint lifetime medical record for VA and DoD.

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Time for NATO to Focus on Fundamentals

Time for NATO to Focus on Fundamentals

As Russia's military expands, NATO is returning to its traditional role of deterrence.

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Business Task Force set to convene

Business Task Force set to convene

Group of veteran business owners which advises the Legion will meet at Washington Conference, set advocacy priorities for 2014.

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2014 Legion Baseball registration ongoing

2014 Legion Baseball registration ongoing

Coaches can register teams online at www.baseball.legion.org; registration deadline is June 1.

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Legion to hold DSO School in Washington

The three-day program will help American Legion service officers file benefits claims and provide other services to veterans.

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Legion breaks down the VA claims issue

Legion breaks down the VA claims issue

During an interview with “Fox & Friends,” D.C. Executive Director Peter Gaytan points out VA shortcomings and successes in handling benefits claims.

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Legion to celebrate 95th birthday

Legion to celebrate 95th birthday

March 15 is The American Legion’s birthday; Legion’s Amateur Radio Club among those celebrating.

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Legion hears from vets about VA care

Legion hears from vets about VA care

Local veterans in Augusta, Ga., raise concerns and offer praise about VA health care.

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Legionnaires heading to Washington

Legionnaires heading to Washington

National commander to testify before Congress during American Legion’s annual Washington Conference, March 23-26.

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Flanders Field post busy in December

Flanders Field post busy in December

Post BE02 meets, commemorates.

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