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Legion contingent visiting Ramstein Air Base in Germany told that sequestration is jeopardizing readiness.
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Subcommittee warned about removing recruitment, re-enlistment incentives.
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National Commander Helm: Bergdahl entitled to due process; his guilt or innocence should be decided by a judge or a jury of his peers.
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American Legion National Commander Michael D. Helm describes the tasks facing new Defense Secretary Ash Carter.
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National commander: If military action is necessary course of action, key objectives and overall strategic goal must be stated clearly.
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The American Legion is currently reviewing the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission's comprehensive report.
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Freeing terrorists and closing Guantanamo is a terrible idea.
The servicemembers killed or wounded in the 2009 attack should be considered victims of terrorism – not workplace violence.
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National Commander Helm in Vietnam, Lao, "for the families" of those missing in action.
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Though applauding some aspects of President Obama’s executive order, National Commander Helm reiterates organization’s long-standing position on the issue.
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National commander warns of national security risks, calls for citizenship “the right way.”
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Now that retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooress has been released from jail, National Commander Helm is calling for immediate treatment of the veteran's post-traumatic stress disorder.
National commander calls on presiden to demand release of jailed U.S. Marine veteran Andrew Tahmooressi.
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This week’s ISIS air strikes, and the continuing need for ground forces, illustrate that defense cuts and troop reductions are unwise in a time of war.
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National Commander: Legion always united in its support for our military, any missions that our servicemembers undertake to keep America safer.
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The small pay raise would be only half the current inflation rate.
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DoD's director of the Personnel Accounting Consolidation Task Force tells Legion her department is taking very seriously its efforts to revamp U.S. accounting of its missing war dead.
The airstrikes are against Islamic State terrorists that are threatening U.S. personnel and Iraqi civilians.
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National commander calls on the president to secure the borders, remove economic benefits that incentivize and exacerbate the problem.
Secretary of Defense announces new agency to locate, identify and repatriate missing military personnel.
Deficiencies and progress in handling of military sexual trauma cases aired in Senate subcommittee hearing.
Fair pay and benefits needed to maintain quality volunteer force.
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Keystone XL project is a positive step for national security and economy alike, says national commander.
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National Commander Dellinger calls possible $1 billion DoD cut to military commissary program an ‘undeserved blow to our men and women in servce.’
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Congress agrees that electronic information-sharing system remains 'the chief end goal' and can improve health-care services for veterans.
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National Commander Dellinger: Men, women who served country well deserve to be treated in like fashion once they hang up uniforms.
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National commander says 'morale is becoming a casualty of sequestration' thanks to the latest budget talk emanating from Washington, D.C.
Department of Defense proposes shutting down all stateside military-run grocery stores.
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National commander says fake arrival ceremonies of POW/MIA servicemembers’ remains is deceptive, not symbolic.
Legion supports resolution introduced in House that would continue to fund death gratuity benefit, which isn’t being paid during federal government shutdown.
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