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National Resource Directory overhauls Web site

National Resource Directory overhauls Web site

The National Resource Directory, a DoD and VA initiative, has redesigned and enhanced its Web site: www.NationalResourceDirectory.gov.

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The Americans on Hell's Highway

The Americans on Hell's Highway

Documentary filmmaker and Legion video contributor adds new chapter to series on the European campaign of World War II.

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ABA Journal honored by Legion

ABA Journal honored by Legion

American Bar Association publication that reveals unregulated dangers in the fishing industry earns Legion's Fourth Estate Award.

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Freedom Car finishes 16th at Talladega

Freedom Car finishes 16th at Talladega

Starting 30th, Jerick Johnson moves The American Legion/David Law Firm 76 Freedom Car steadily up the field.

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Problems with VBA's fiduciary program

Problems with VBA's fiduciary program

Legion representative says work-credit system can be blamed for slow processing of financial-assistance applications.

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Alabama up next for Freedom Car

Alabama up next for Freedom Car

Jerick Johnson will drive in Friday's ARCA 250 at Talladega Superspeedway.

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Bill aims to expand VA care for under-served

Bill aims to expand VA care for under-served

Female veterans, rural patients and caregiver families are pinpointed for relief in legislation guided by the Legion's priority list.

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A Canine's Care

A Canine's Care

Marine corporal Isaiah Schaffer returned from Iraq in 2005 with PTSD so bad he wouldn't leave his apartment. A service dog named Meghan changed his life.

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Legion fights for Post-9/11 GI Bill expansion

Legion fights for Post-9/11 GI Bill expansion

The American Legion's Bob Madden appeared before Congress on Wednesday, testifying on the need for Post-9/11 GI Bill coverage at non-degree granting institutions.

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Allen Corporation wins Economic award

Allen Corporation wins Economic award

The American Legion's National Economic Commission is proud to announce that Allen Corporation of America has won the 2009 Employer of Older Workers award.

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Legacy Run route announced

Legacy Run route announced

The 2010 Legacy Run will leave Indianapolis on Aug. 22 and stop in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota and Wisconsin before ending in Milwaukee.

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Answering the Legion's call to action

Answering the Legion's call to action

Veterans Employment Act of 2010 ‘touches all the bases in addressing key challenges' faced by unemployed veterans.

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Sexual assault prevention discussed

Sexual assault prevention discussed

DoD office currently developing a Defense Sexual Assault Incident Database that it expects to be fully operational in one year.

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Legion salutes MLB for supporting veterans

Legion salutes MLB for supporting veterans

During last Friday's meeting with Major League Baseball officials, National Commander Hill accepted a $40,000 check for American Legion Baseball and praised MLB's ongoing support for veterans.

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Facebook fans nearing 10,000

Facebook fans nearing 10,000

More than  3,200 have signed up in less than five days. Become a fan and help us hit the goal.

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Legion featured in National Journal video

Legion featured in National Journal video

VA&R assistant director Ian de Planque interviewed about the Department of Veterans Affairs' claims backlog.

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Become a Legion Facebook fan

Become a Legion Facebook fan

In less than two days, more than 2,300 people have signed up as fans; goal of 10,000 quickly approaching.

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Freedom Car 15th in Texas

Freedom Car 15th in Texas

Jerick Johnson briefly leads race, wins Hard Charger award after moving his car from 34th starting spot.

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Legion, MLB reaffirm 78-year relationship

Legion, MLB reaffirm 78-year relationship

Major League Baseball donates $40,000 during luncheon with National Commander Clarence Hill in New New York.

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Warming up to the ICC

Warming up to the ICC

The United States seems to be edging closer to the International Criminal Court when our forces are engaged around the world.

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News from Capitol Hill

News from Capitol Hill

Senate passes legislation stating TRICARE meets minimum essential coverage standard for individual health insurance required by the recently enacted health-care reform law.

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Funding the key to veterans employment

Funding the key to veterans employment

Economic Division climbs The Hill to voice concerns about unemployment among young veterans.

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Tony Jimenez is Free Enterprise

Tony Jimenez is Free Enterprise

American Legion Small Business Task Force member Anthony Jimenez is an example of America at its finest.

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New Veterans Business Centers announced

Eight new Veterans Business Outreach Centers funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration will join seven existing SBA centers.

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Florida posts foster community awareness

Florida posts foster community awareness

Post 129 in Jacksonville Beach signs Community Covenant with local mayors, veterans groups.

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Freedom Car: a valuable tool

Freedom Car: a valuable tool

Past National Commander Butch Miller gives some insight into a growing American Legion program.

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Honoring the GI Bill's author

Honoring the GI Bill's author

Legislation introduced that would recognize Past National Commander Harry Colmery for his contributions to the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944.

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VA claims backlog scrutinized

Legion representatives, other VSOs meet with Department of Veterans Affairs staffers to discuss potential solutions to the problem.

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Shinseki: Volunteers are 'priceless'

Shinseki: Volunteers are 'priceless'

VA secretary praises those who devote their time, effort toward helping America's veterans during NAC meeting.

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Awash in support

Awash in support

Central Indiana youth come together to raise funds for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship fund.

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