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76 Freedom Car in North Carolina

76 Freedom Car in North Carolina

As Jerick Johnson prepares for the American 200 at Rockingham Speedway this weekend, he stands in second place for the CGS Imaging Hard Charger Award.

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Marine dad, Westboro church in court

Marine dad, Westboro church in court

The American Legion has presence at today's Supreme Court case that pits the privacy rights of Albert Snyder against the protest rights of the Westboro Baptist Church.

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Snyder v. Phelps case arguments heard

Snyder v. Phelps case arguments heard

Supreme Court hears arguments from Albert Snyder and Fred Phelps, founder of the Westboro Baptist Church.

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Snyder v. Phelps case arguments heard

Snyder v. Phelps case arguments heard

Supreme Court hears arguments from Albert Snyder and Fred Phelps, founder of the Westboro Baptist Church.

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'Success After Service'

'Success After Service'

During the Student Veterans of America awards dinner Oct. 2, VA Secretary Eric Shinseki encouraged student veterans to succeed in school.

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Legion looking into neglect, abuse cases

Legion looking into neglect, abuse cases

Organization is conducting informal investigation of state veterans homes, VA community living centers.

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The military's right to vote

The military's right to vote

Congress made an effort last year, but problems persist for active-duty troops stationed overseas.

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Ride 2 Recovery on NBC tonight

Ride 2 Recovery on NBC tonight

Segment on cycling program for veterans will appear on NBC Nightly News at 6:30 p.m. EST.

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Legion players pay tribute to troops

Legion players pay tribute to troops

American Legion Baseball team Nor-gwyn Hawks from Upper Gwynedd, Pa., remembers those who make freedom possible by raising money and wearing camouflage jerseys.

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800 number in place for post IRS questions

800 number in place for post IRS questions

Posts with questions regarding Employee Identification Numbers can contact the Internal Revenue Service.

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Fall Meetings coming to Indy

Fall Meetings coming to Indy

Commission and committee members, along with the National Executive Committee, will converge on Indianapolis for a busy five days.

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OCW delivers at Bethesda

OCW delivers at Bethesda

50 iPods, 20 Nintendo Wii controllers handed out to Wounded Warrior Regiment.

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'This could be a 10-hour miniseries'

'This could be a 10-hour miniseries'

The American Legion’s legacy stirs Blackhorse Productions to create a documentary about the nation's largest veterans organization.

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Brakes ruin final 2010 race for Freedom Car

Brakes ruin final 2010 race for Freedom Car

27th-place finish leaves Jerick Johnson in second place in the ARCA Hard Charger Award standings.

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Resolutions guidebook expanded

Resolutions guidebook expanded

Free material can help craft next year’s resolutions to exacting standards required.

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H2H Golf Classic raises $20,000

H2H Golf Classic raises $20,000

The Legion’s Heroes to Hometowns Golf Classic raised funds for the Legacy Scholarship, improved H2H visibility, and built camaraderie among veterans.

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Child Welfare Foundation awards $666,670

Child Welfare Foundation awards $666,670

The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation recently awarded funds to 21 non-profit organizations.

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Foster: Congress looked out for veterans

Foster: Congress looked out for veterans

Congress may be receiving low approval ratings from the general voting population, but The American Legion says lawmakers have come through for veterans issues this year.

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Foster calls for suspension of DADT ruling

Foster calls for suspension of DADT ruling

In letter to White House, Legion’s national commander says that a decision should be made by the military – not a federal judge.

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Legion taking lead on TBI, PTS

Legion taking lead on TBI, PTS

Ad-hoc committee formed during Fall Meetings will investigate current treatments and alternative ways to treat ‘signature wound.’

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Veterans Day speech available

Veterans Day speech available

A guidelined speech for Veterans Day is now available on The American Legion Web site.

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Answering their country's call (again)

Answering their country's call (again)

Once mainstays in Congress, veterans are now few and far between on Capitol Hill. Washington could use an infusion of veterans now.

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Improperly billed? Contact the Legion

Improperly billed? Contact the Legion

The American Legion is collecting cases of veterans whose third-party insurances were improperly billed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Polytrauma rehab facility opens in D.C.

Polytrauma rehab facility opens in D.C.

Independence Way rehabilitation facility at VAMC in nation’s capitol will prepare severly disabled veterans for reintegration into society.

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Homeless female vets on Oprah today

Homeless female vets on Oprah today

‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ will be devoted to homeless female veterans today. Check local listings in your area for time.

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Legion attends caregiver focus group

Legion attends caregiver focus group

Organization provides feedback, suggestions for caregiver legislation implementation process.

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10 students receive Samsung Scholarship

10 students receive Samsung Scholarship

The 2010 Samsung American Legion Scholarship recipients each recieved $20,000 for undergraduate studies.

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10 students receive Samsung Scholarship

10 students receive Samsung Scholarship

The 2010 Samsung American Legion Scholarship recipients each recieved $20,000 for undergraduate studies.

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National History Contests decided

National History Contests decided

Posts, departments honored for narrative, yearbook submissions; Legionnaires are reminded to start preparing for 2011 contest.

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Legion seeking suicide prevention input

Legion seeking suicide prevention input

Legionnaires and posts that are involved in suicide-prevention programs are urged to contact the Legion’s Washington office.

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