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Longtime embassy employee retires

Longtime embassy employee retires

Catherine Ayers was a big help to Legionnaires in Ireland.

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2014 Jr. ROTC Awards ceremony - Vicenza

End-of-year ceremony held at local high school.

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2014 Jr. ROTC Awards ceremony - Ansbach

2014 Jr. ROTC Awards ceremony - Ansbach

Germany post hands out awards at local American high school.

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National Security report (May 30)

For week ending 5/30/14.

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Navajo Code Talker dies at 93

Navajo Code Talker dies at 93

Chester Nez was the last surviving member of the original 29 code talkers.

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‘I went through it in real life’

‘I went through it in real life’

Lone survivor Marcus Luttrell talks about the hit movie he calls a tribute to his SEAL teammates.

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Legion setting up phone bank for VA questions

Legion setting up phone bank for VA questions

Legion will be available via phone to answer questions from Department of Veterans Affairs health-care users June 10-13.

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A visit to Normandy

A visit to Normandy

Like many Americans, I had always wanted to visit the beaches of Normandy to pay my respects to the brave soldiers and sailors who invaded France to liberate Europe from the Nazi regime.

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Scholarship recipients express gratitude

Scholarship recipients express gratitude

Eight recipients of the Samsung American Legion Scholarship enjoy a luncheon in their honor at The National Press Club in D.C.

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Legion supports Veterans Choice Act

Legion supports Veterans Choice Act

Legislation would give veterans more choice and flexibility in their health-care treatment under certain conditions.

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Legion to set up crisis center in Phoenix

Legion to set up crisis center in Phoenix

Center will assist veterans and family members affected by VA's waiting-list scandal.

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Statement from Acting VA Secretary Gibson

Acting Director Sloan Gibson's 1st priority: Get all veterans off waiting lists and into clinics.

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Legion: Sgt Bergdahl release good, Gitmo releases bad

Legion: Sgt Bergdahl release good, Gitmo releases bad

National commander welcomes home Bergdahl, expresses concerns with how his release was obtained.

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A concert tour to remember

A concert tour to remember

Michigan concert band affiliated with Legion post will mark 70th anniversary of D-Day with European tour.

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Membership: Eagle Incentive winners

Membership: Eagle Incentive winners

The Commander Dellinger Eagle Award was awarded to the top department in each Big Twelve category showing the largest percentage of membership growth.

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The Meaning of Normandy

Remembrance is all that matters to the people of tiny Hemevez.

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‘We are not giving up on him’

 A Colorado community and The American Legion rally around the family of an Army veteran lost in last year’s historic floods.

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I Am The American Legion: Richard Brown

It’s so rewarding giving back to the community, to my fellow veterans and seeing the positive changes that we make in The American Legion.”

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The flag’s meaning to our forefathers

"I do not believe that there is a single thing in our flag that does not stand for honor, justice and righteousness, and there will never come a time when there are not some people in America who will not be willing to stand by the flag"

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A Question of Power: The Robust Presidency

Contemporary challenges and a demanding public require a robust presidency.

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A Question of Power: The Imperial Presidency

The United States is at grave risk of embracing an imperial presidency.

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Ask a Service Officer: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma benefits

Q. I am a Vietnam Navy veteran and years ago I was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. I almost missed out on VA benefits because I didn’t know I was eligible. I don’t want other veterans to miss out on benefits. Can you please get the word out?

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Saving the Bladensburg Peace Cross

Saving the Bladensburg Peace Cross

An American Legion war memorial stands in danger of being removed from public land.

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Legion on Shinseki resignation: ‘It is a beginning'

Legion on Shinseki resignation: ‘It is a beginning'

National Commander: Solution is to weed out the incompetence and corruption within the VHA and the VBA

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Veterans offered 300 port jobs

Veterans offered 300 port jobs

Department of New Jersey helps host job fair for employment opportunities at the Port of New York and New Jersey.

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Spring Meetings resolutions available

Spring Meetings resolutions available

34 resolutions passed by NEC now available to view in the Legion’s Digital Archive.

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Legion calls for criminal investigations at VA

Legion calls for criminal investigations at VA

Phoenix report confirms dishonest scheduling procedures are ‘systemic.'

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Remember to share your story

Remember to share your story

Other FODPAL members want to hear about your travels.

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VA Inspector General releases Phoenix report

VA Inspector General releases Phoenix report

Report: Delaying medical care to veterans and manipulating records to hide those delays is 'systemic throughout' VA.

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Legion, Founding Fathers Brewing Co. teaming up

Legion, Founding Fathers Brewing Co. teaming up

Founding Fathers will support American military families with half of net profits from sales through Legion posts.

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