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Legion to celebrate 95th birthday

Legion to celebrate 95th birthday

March 15 is The American Legion’s birthday; Legion’s Amateur Radio Club among those celebrating.

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Legion reaches 62,000 like-minded people

Legion reaches 62,000 like-minded people

Legion staff, volunteers on site at the annual SHOT Show in Las Vegas – the largest trade show for shooting sports, hunting and law-enforcement industries.

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Online raffle benefits Legion programs

Online raffle benefits Legion programs

Raffle donations will be presented to the Legion on Jan. 16 during the seventh annual Warrior Appreciation Night in Las Vegas.

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Download Veterans Day speech, ad slicks

Download Veterans Day speech, ad slicks

American Legion Veterans Day web page is a clearinghouse for PR materials, news, links and more.

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Promote your post during Legiontown campaign

Promote your post during Legiontown campaign

Post are encouraged to share stories on Legiontown.org of events and activities that raise their community profile.

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Legion recognizes ‘outstanding’ journalism

Legion recognizes ‘outstanding’ journalism

Three media entities receive Legion’s Fourth Estate Award at 95th National Convention.

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Legion recognizes Samsung’s generosity

Legion recognizes Samsung’s generosity

Multinational electronics leader receives the Legion’s Patriot Award for 2013 during 95th National Convention in Houston.

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Cowboy Cheerleaders receive Service Medal

Cowboy Cheerleaders receive Service Medal

NFL troupe presented with American Legion's highest honor.

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Boxer George Foreman receives ‘Good Guy’ Award

Boxer George Foreman receives ‘Good Guy’ Award

Athlete-turned-businessman honored with prestigious Legion recognition during 95th National Convention.

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2013 GI Film Festival is a wrap

2013 GI Film Festival is a wrap

Awards given to films, veterans supporters.

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2013 Fourth Estate winners announced

2013 Fourth Estate winners announced

Freelance war correspondent Alex Quade takes new media category for second straight year.

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2013 GI Film Festival schedule released

2013 GI Film Festival schedule released

Seventh annual event to feature GIFF fundraiser, first presentation of Audience Choice Award.

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Legion birthday March 15

Legion birthday March 15

Today marks 94th anniversary of Paris Caucus start; Legion ham radio club to hold special event.

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Website to focus on honor, remembrance

Website to focus on honor, remembrance

Legion collecting stories of interest about those who have dedicated their lives to protecting our nation; submit yours to Legiontown.org.

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Bob Woodruff receives National PR Award

Bob Woodruff receives National PR Award

Legion’s highest public relations award goes to TV correspondent, wounded by roadside bomb in 2006, who fostered a commitment to troops with similar injuries.

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Webb receives Legion public service award

Webb receives Legion public service award

Jim Webb, a highly decorated Vietnam War veteran and former Senator of Virginia, receives American Legion Distinguished Public Service Award.

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Promote your stories on Legiontown

Promote your stories on Legiontown

The newly redesigned Legiontown U.S.A. website now showcases multiple stories, provides better engagement and allows stories to reach a wider audience.

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Fourth Estate entry deadline extended

Fourth Estate entry deadline extended

Entries in print, broadcast and new media will be accepted until Feb. 18.

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Legion to sponsor Warrior Appreciation Night

Legion to sponsor Warrior Appreciation Night

The Legion is the presenting sponsor of the premier event held in Las Vegas during the week of the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show.

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2013 GI Film Festival winner to go Hollywood

2013 GI Film Festival winner to go Hollywood

Top filmmaker in narrative feature category will be awarded associate producer role in major film production.

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Help brand your American Legion

Help brand your American Legion

Legion sponsoring contest to adopt a tagline for the organization. The winning entry receives $500 – and a lasting legacy.

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‘Voices of Korean War Veterans’ sought

‘Voices of Korean War Veterans’ sought

GI Film Festival, Korean War Commemoration Committee launch oral history project for high schoolers.

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Veterans Day 2012 materials available

Veterans Day 2012 materials available

Speech, ad slicks prepared by Public Relations Division can now be accessed and distributed free of charge.

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Fall NEC meetings to be streamed live

Fall NEC meetings to be streamed live

The 2012 Fall Meetings of The American Legion National Executive Committee in Indianapolis will be streamed live online.  

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Today marks start of Legiontown Campaign

Today marks start of Legiontown Campaign

Sept. 16, designated as American Legion Day, kickoff to campaign for posts to enhance image within their communities.

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2012 Legiontown campaign kicks off soon

2012 Legiontown campaign kicks off soon

Fall program, in its fourth year, asks posts to emphasize what they do in their communities.

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Posts share good deeds on Legiontown.org

Posts share good deeds on Legiontown.org

American Legion family members are encouraged to share the good they do in their communities on the Legiontown USA blog site.

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Legion observes Memorial Day

Legion observes Memorial Day

The American Legion will participate in several events around the world.

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Wounded warriors honored at GI Film Festival

Wounded warriors honored at GI Film Festival

Servicemembers recovering at Walter Reed National Medical Center treated to advance screening of ‘Battleship.’

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Armed Forces Day honors military

Armed Forces Day honors military

National Commander Fang A. Wong to speak at Connecticut luncheon, present awards to reservists.

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