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Texas post claims Color Guard titles

Texas post claims Color Guard titles

Post 472 of Harrisburg wins Military Open Class, Advancing/Retrieving Colors competitions.

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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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Reaching younger veterans

Reaching younger veterans

The work of today's Legion demands social networking, says Department of Defense official.

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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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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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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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Rebuilding together

Rebuilding together

New veterans center opens in Milwaukee with local American Legion help.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Academic networking event welcomes servicemembers

Academic networking event welcomes servicemembers

Servicemembers and veterans can join academia, federal officials and potential employers for a networking reception in the Milwaukee City Center on Aug. 27.

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Education symposium to focus on vets

Education symposium to focus on vets

The American Legion and Student Veterans of America are co-sponsoring a "Veterans on Campus" event Aug. 26-27 at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center.

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Legacy Run Day 2: 'Coordination' the key

Legacy Run Day 2: 'Coordination' the key

When it comes to getting 200-plus motorcycles through a gas station, several factors come into play. A good sense of humor also helps.

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Convention comes to Milwaukee

Convention comes to Milwaukee

An education symposium kicks off events Aug. 26; the schedule concludes with the election of the 2010-2011 national commander Sept. 2.

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Legacy Run Day 1: 'It's for the kids'

Legacy Run Day 1: 'It's for the kids'

Sunday's Legacy Run went 430 miles in the August heat. But the ride's purpose - and a chance to see old friends and meet new ones - makes it worth it to participants.

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Legacy Run: The man in charge

Legacy Run: The man in charge

Legion Rider Dick Woods can chat and is folksy friendly. But when it comes to safety and the rules of the Legacy Run, 'Uncle Dick' is all business.

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Ride 2 Recovery cyclists head to Milwaukee

Ride 2 Recovery cyclists head to Milwaukee

Wounded warrior cyclists are leaving Minneapolis, riding nearly 530 miles to the site of the Legion's 92nd National Convention.

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Perspective on piracy

Perspective on piracy

While high-profile piracy is worrisome, it is a rare occurrence. But when it does happen, the current ‘catch-and-release’ policy isn’t the best method to combat it.

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Federal jobs offered just for vets

Federal jobs offered just for vets

As part of an effort to hire more veterans at the federal level, the Office of Personnel Management is conducting a special hiring event for veterans.

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Legacy Run kick starts Sunday

Legacy Run kick starts Sunday

301 American Legion Riders will leave Indianapolis with a singular goal: raising $450,000 for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund.

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DHS plans job event at national convention

DHS plans job event at national convention

The Department of Homeland Security will conduct a hiring event for its Customs and Border Protection agency at the Legion's 92nd National Convention.

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Legacy Scholarship recipient heads to Tokyo

Legacy Scholarship recipient heads to Tokyo

As Legion Riders prepare for the Legacy Run beginning Aug. 22, an American Legion Legacy Scholarship recipient shares his appreciation for the award.

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Oklahoma 'Outlaws' win World Series

Oklahoma 'Outlaws' win World Series

Midwest City, Okla., swept a doubleheader from Eden Prairie, Minn., to claim The American Legion World Series in Spokane, Wash.

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Johnson signs Community Covenant

Johnson signs Community Covenant

Prior to 26th-place finish is Weis Markets 125 ARCA race, Freedom Car driver takes part in ceremony displaying support for servicemembers and their families.

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