Legion post gives wings to effort that has raised thousands of dollars for VA and DoD hospitals.
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Freezing temperatures don't stop Jerich Johnson from a strong performance at the New Smyma Speedway.
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The money awarded will help cover college costs for children of military personnel killed on or after 9/11.
National Commander Clarence E. Hill emphasizes the VA’s efforts toward living up to the president’s promise during the 76th annual American Legion Lincoln Day Pilgrimage.
The American Legion’s Operation Comfort Warriors program – which provides comfort items to recovering troops – soars to the top of national “Good Ideas” grant competition.
But the racing team still stays busy at the New Smyrna Speedway in east central Florida.
A letter-writing campaign from Florida Legionnaires guides Walmart to stop selling fireworks prior to a very sacred holiday.
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Legion, other veterans organizations to host ‘Veterans on Campus' symposium Feb. 28 in D.C.
Jerick Johnson drives to a seventh-place finish at New Smyrna Speedway Monday night.
The Bonnie Hunt Show wanted to honor an injured servicemember on Veterans Day. Working on short notice, representatives from the Legion's Heroes to Hometowns program found the perfect candidate.
Jerick Johnson's qualification speed too slow to make starting field of the Lucas Oil Slick Miss 200 in Daytona, Fla.
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Commander Hill says that advance VA appropriations are “an extremely important step forward in the budgetary process, and will go far in giving veterans the health care they deserve.”
Legion releases message points to clarify its position on DoD’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy prohibiting open homosexuality in the U.S. Armed Forces.
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One of World War II’s most enduring stories is that of four chaplains, who came from different faiths, but shared courage and selflessness in common during a tragic night.
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Jerick Johnson and Team Johnson Motorsports are in Florida preparing for the 80-lap Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200 at Daytona International Speedway.
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Veterans will soon find the process to get a service connection for post-traumatic stress disorder a little easier.
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This legislation amends existing statutes to allow the VA to reimburse eligible veterans for portions of emergency treatment that are not covered by their private insurance.
The American Legion says the Department of Veterans Affairs' claims backlog can be reduced by simply altering the way VA processes those claims.
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The administration’s budget was rolled out this week, which features three prominent issues that The American Legion has worked diligently on to keep high on the national agenda.
Servicemembers and their spouses learn the roles and functions of American Legion department service officers and their value to new veterans when submitting claims for service-connected disabilities.
The American Legion's Operation Comfort Warriors program is competing for a $250,000 grant to be awarded by Pepsi Cola, Inc. Grant recipients are determined by the number of votes received online.
The American Legion has participated in two roundtable meetings with the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee to discuss issues important to servicemembers, veterans and their families.
The American Legion’s Economic Division will host a job fair for veterans, a homeless veterans workshop and a small business development workshop in late February and early March in Washington.
The first national youth activity recognized by The American Legion, Scouting celebrates its centennial.
Security at America’s entry points has been a national-security focus since 9/11.With no major incidents to report, have we been good or just lucky?
New PBS documentary chronicles the military contributions of black Americans, from Crispus Attucks to those engaged in today's war on terrorism.
Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee approves comprehensive legislation to respond to potential environmental hazard exposures on military installations, expand efforts to reduce veteran homelessness and strengthen VA health care.
At least four either Senate or House Veterans Affairs' Committee meetings will include verbal testimony from The American Legion in the next few weeks. Invitations to other hearings could come.
Quality of health care for veterans living in rural areas the topic of forum organized by the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
The Dugout hit more than 500 coaches e-mail inboxes during its debut with the latest baseball news and updates.
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