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Commander calls Army drawdown 'absolute lunacy'

Commander calls Army drawdown 'absolute lunacy'

Legion opposes the 40,000 reduction in Army troops.

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Legion announces new alliance with Defense Mobile

Legion members will receive a 10 percent discount on monthly mobile service

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Meeting a need at the local level

Meeting a need at the local level

Legion's Operation Comfort Warriors provides $10,000 worth of amenities, rehab materials to Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System.

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Keystone Pipeline reaches fifth-year anniversary

Keystone Pipeline reaches fifth-year anniversary

By resolution, Legion supports 'Keystone XL,' the proposed predecessor pipeline which would bring 42,000 jobs and $3.4 billion in growth.

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CWF recipient recognizes the Legion's generosity

CWF recipient recognizes the Legion's generosity

The Immune Deficiency Foundation presented the Legion's Child Welfare Foundation with its Impact Award.

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Female WWII vet gets 'rightful' place among Legionnaires

Female WWII vet gets 'rightful' place among Legionnaires

After nearly 70 years, Gladys "Bunny" Strong, a Marine, became a member of The American Legion.

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VA benefits for Camp Lejeune water contamination

Does my family qualify for VA benefits due to water contamination at Camp Lejeune?

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New Orleans veteran to VA: We need our hospital

New Orleans veteran to VA: We need our hospital

Department of Veterans Affairs staff briefs New Orleans veterans on status of $1 billion hospital project during American Legion town hall meeting.

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World War II veteran running across U.S.

World War II veteran running across U.S.

Legionnaire’s goal is to help warship return to Normandy. But along the way, he is inspiring others and re-energizing interest in the war’s history.

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A journey for the children of the fallen

A journey for the children of the fallen

After 2,500 miles, William Shatner and Legion Riders bring the Rivet Ride into Los Angeles – raising awareness and funds for the Legacy Scholarship along the way.

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Call to FODPAL Breakfast

Call to FODPAL Breakfast

Breakfast to be held Aug. 31, during national convention in Baltimore.

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A flag burns in Brooklyn

A flag burns in Brooklyn

American Legion, Citizens Flag Alliance disgusted by anarchist group’s demonstration and the message behind it.

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Getting the word out

Getting the word out

Dozens of veterans get answers during Legion's Veterans Benefits Center in Tomah, Wis.

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University president recalls 'transformation' at Boys State

University president recalls 'transformation' at Boys State

Scott L. Scarborough, president of University of Akron, was elected governor of Texas Boys State 35 years ago - it helped him become who he is today.

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Florida seminar delivers message to foreign-born vets

Florida seminar delivers message to foreign-born vets

At Department of Florida's convention, attorney Elizabeth Ricci says veterans not born in this country should make sure they're actually citizens.

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Legion pushes for alternative opioid treatments

Legion pushes for alternative opioid treatments

Following recent allegations in Tomah, Wisc., The American Legion is urging Congress to pass legislation that would benefit veterans receiving VA care and prescriptions.

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Navy veteran pitches his way to the major leagues

Navy veteran pitches his way to the major leagues

St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Mitch Harris is the first Naval Academy graduate to appear in the bigs in 94 years.

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'A great cause'

'A great cause'

Rivet Ride hits Arizona and turns its sights toward Las Vegas – all while raising awareness about The American Legion Legacy Fund.

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Longtime Illinois adjutant, Legion Rider passes away

Longtime Illinois adjutant, Legion Rider passes away

Terry Woodburn served 15 years as the state adjutant and was involved with the Legacy Run from its beginning 10 years ago.

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OCW helps connect service dog and wounded warrior

OCW helps connect service dog and wounded warrior

The Legion provided Legionnaire James Harris of Kansas with a service dog in eight days.

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Commander to Washington: solve VA’s problem

Commander to Washington: solve VA’s problem

Legion chief says budget shortfall can’t stand in the way of veteran care.

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Tractor relay raises more than $10,000 for OCW

Tractor relay raises more than $10,000 for OCW

The Tractor Relay Across Nebraska more than doubled its Operation Comfort Warrior donations from last year.

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Shatner, Legion Riders kick off journey

Shatner, Legion Riders kick off journey

'Star Trek' actor is retracing his path along Route 66 to help The American Legion raise awareness and funds for its Legacy Scholarship.

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C-123 veterans awarded benefit eligibility

C-123 veterans awarded benefit eligibility

Air Force Reserve veterans will finally have opportunity to file Agent Orange disability compenesation claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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OCW donates $10,000 to Tomah VA Medical Center

OCW donates $10,000 to Tomah VA Medical Center

Operation Comfort Warriors grant will create recording studio, purchase adaptive hockey equipment for veterans at the facility.

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Tomah VAMCs pros, cons shared at town hall meeting

Tomah VAMCs pros, cons shared at town hall meeting

Legion representatives hear from Wisconsin veterans using controversial VA facility.

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A decade of honoring military families

A decade of honoring military families

Indiana Blue Star Salute has spent the past 10 years growing, reaching out to military families in the state.

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Shatner and the Legion Riders: 'A natural pairing'

Shatner and the Legion Riders: 'A natural pairing'

Entertainment icon William Shatner explains how he became connected with the Legion Riders as they approach their cross-country trek together.

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Faith, family and the bomb

Faith, family and the bomb

Leroy Supak has seen the ravages that cancer has had on his wife and daughter since he participated in the test exercise Upshot Badger 62 years ago.

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Veterans Benefits Center set for New Orleans

Veterans Benefits Center set for New Orleans

Post 175 will host a town hall meeting July 6, and a Veterans Benefit Center from July 7-9.

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