During the Road to Recovery Conference, veterans met with other veterans and were able to communicate in ways they hadn't been able to before.
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President expected to sign bill into law next week; changes to military policy probably wouldn't take effect for at least several months.
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Wisconsin Governor-elect Scott Walker shares his unforgettable experiences as an American Legion Badger Boys State and Boys Nation alumni.
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Legislation will enable up to 400,000 new previously ineligible veterans to receive this benefit.
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The Legion’s Regional Office Action Review team will use survey findings to help veterans and VA Regional Offices battle the backlog across the country.
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Bill will require service chiefs to complete implementation plans before lifting the old policy — and certify to lawmakers that it won’t damage combat readiness.
President calls signing ‘a moment more than two centuries in the making.’
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U.S. servicemembers who were kept on duty past their original discharge following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and their beneficiaries, have until March 4 to claim their retroactive pay.
160 veterans receive $500 checks through Legion from Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes.
For the fourth time in 2010, Michael Peterson will be in Iraq visiting troops. But before leaving, Peterson sent The American Legion family a special holiday greeting.
10 Christmas baskets presented to homeless veterans at Southeast Veterans Service Center.
For more than 50 years, Alan Seeger Post 2 in Mexico City has supported a school bearing the Legion’s name.
The blind girls of Casa Rosa de la Torre have a friend in The American Legion.
The American Legion and a Christian church shipped 57 bears to children of deployed troops.
Veterans with a disability rating of 30 percent or more are encouraged to apply for job openings with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management by Jan. 6.
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Legionnaires in Mexico City financially assist a shelter for abused and abandoned girls.
Wisconsin tribe continues to battle with DoD to end confiscation of legal 'wak tani' from Native American troops.
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Specialists log 73 percent success rate in front of Board of Veterans Appeals in 2010.
An upcoming educational symposium in California affords veterans an opportunity to explore a discipline within the emerging green industry.
Follow these five tips to help reduce debt this year.
Through a 45-page publication, The American Legion captures the lives of 98 Boys Nation senators as they spend a week in Washington, D.C., learning our nation’s political process.
Barring an Obama administration appeal of the case, the 29-foot cross will be torn down.
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Jan. 11 meeting at Legion’s Washington office will cover ways to increase contracting opportunities for veteran and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses.
S. 3447 currently sits with an absent Senate. The bill would add significant improvements to the current education benefit legislation.
Funds distributed to Vietnam veterans qualifying for compensation under recent presumption changes; Legion lobbied for and applauded the changes.
Legion requests permission to file amicus brief in support of Lucey v. Prudential Insurance Co. of America.
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Divided three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals grants U.S. government’s request for a stay, taking same side as American Legion.
The Burn Pit takes a look at the election results in some key states and offers up some insight on a few of the candidates.
With his program Champion of Choices, former World Championship Wrestler Marc Mero empowers youth to make meaningful life choices and to pursue their passions.
Program allows Legion posts to earn credit for future Emblem Sales purchases by promoting or selling American flags in their local communities.