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More than an obligation

More than an obligation

Corporations don't just come to Road to Recovery career fair because it's the right thing to do. They're there because of the quality of job candidates they find.

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Legion wins fight for GI Bill changes

Legion wins fight for GI Bill changes

The American Legion joined other veterans service organizations in lobbying for a bill that stands to expand and improve GI Bill benefits.

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'Keep these alliances together'

'Keep these alliances together'

Past National Commander Detweiler stresses the need for relationships among fellow veterans during opening sessions of sixth annual Road to Recovery.

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Doing what he can for America's military

Doing what he can for America's military

Since 2003, actor Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band have performed for U.S. servicemembers and veterans across the country.

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Legion opposes DREAM Act

Legion opposes DREAM Act

Legion opposes passage of the bill that will provide amnesty to children of illegal immigrants.

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Foster tours JPAC facility

Foster tours JPAC facility

Jimmie Foster got an up-front look at JPAC's unique missions and the recent developments in the POW/MIA identification process.

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Coming together for homeless veterans

Coming together for homeless veterans

American Legion among hundreds of attendees at forum in Washington that highlights ‘best practices’ for VA’s 5-year plan to eradicate the problem.

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New Citizens Flag Alliance site launched

New Citizens Flag Alliance site launched

CFA web page features breaking news, how-to guides and a history of the organization and its efforts to protect the U.S. flag from physical desecration.

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Legion to Congress: Remove DADT language

Legion to Congress: Remove DADT language

Letter to Senate Majority Leader, other senators calls for removing all references to repeal in 2011 Defense Authorization Act.

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GI Film Festival accepting 2011 entries

GI Film Festival accepting 2011 entries

Documentaries and narratives sought that “honor the successes and sacrifices of American GIs.”

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Pearl Harbor remembered

Pearl Harbor remembered

69 years ago today, a surprise attack launched the United States into World War II. Today, we still remember.

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Foster finishes up Far East trip

Foster finishes up Far East trip

National Commander Jimmie Foster and Auxiliary President Carlene Ashworth toured the Orient, personally expressing thanks to U.S. military for their service.

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Tailgating for the troops

Tailgating for the troops

Football fans raise funds to buy Internet service for Guardsmen in Afghanistan.

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4TROOPS earns $12,500 for Legacy Fund

4TROOPS earns $12,500 for Legacy Fund

Musical group donates money to scholarship fund after winning the top prize on the TV game show ‘Don’t Forget the Lyrics.’

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Solid advice

Solid advice

USAA certified financial planners will offer guidance on variety of financial issues facing America's veterans, their families.

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Law reaffirms parity in federal contracting

Law reaffirms parity in federal contracting

Recent legislation increasing veterans' ability to win federal contracts will open doors for veteran business owners.

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Boys Nation alum now governor-elect

Boys Nation alum now governor-elect

Wisconsin Governor-elect Scott Walker shares his unforgettable experiences as an American Legion Badger Boys State and Boys Nation alumni.

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Thrift Savings Plan

Thrift Savings Plan

Only half of those eligible are taking advantage of an important retirement savings tool provided by Uncle Sam.

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Legion joins Coalition to honor veterans

Legion joins Coalition to honor veterans

Road to Recovery at Walt Disney World will host many veterans severely wounded in Iraq, Afghanistan.

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Forward March

Legionnaire’s drill team gives homeless veterans pride and purpose.

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The Federal Hiring Gauntlet

Veterans face roadblocks to getting jobs with the government they defended.

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CWF: ‘To better protect our children’

As you give this season, consider the Child Welfare Foundation.

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The Demob Detail

Three-deployment chaplain helps troops through the most difficult transition of all: coming home.

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The start of something good

The start of something good

USAA executives join Legion officials to celebrate the beginning of a mutually beneficial new relationship.

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FedMine.us events welcome vet business owners

Fedmine.us will hold two federal executive breakfast events for veteran business owners interested in learning about contracting opportunities with the government on Dec. 2 and Dec. 6 in Fairview, Va., at Fairview Park Marriott Hotel.

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Legion receives VBA updates

Legion receives VBA updates

Two pilot initiatives aimed at speeding up claims process; Legionnaires asked for feedback on both programs.

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OCW provides 150 sweatsuits to Walter Reed

OCW provides 150 sweatsuits to Walter Reed

Legion program comes through for Red Cross request for clothing for recovering servicemembers at surrounding military hospitals.

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8 money lessons to teach your children well

8 money lessons to teach your children well

Your kids learn their money habits from you. Make sure to set the right example.

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Survival tips for renting out your home

Survival tips for renting out your home

With the housing market struggling, becoming a ‘reluctant landlord' is sometimes the next step.

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5 tax tips for tough tax situations

5 tax tips for tough tax situations

New circumstances can make tax preparation a bit trickier, so it’s good to be prepared.

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