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Resolutions guidebook expanded

Resolutions guidebook expanded

Free material can help craft next year’s resolutions to exacting standards required.

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H2H Golf Classic raises $20,000

H2H Golf Classic raises $20,000

The Legion’s Heroes to Hometowns Golf Classic raised funds for the Legacy Scholarship, improved H2H visibility, and built camaraderie among veterans.

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Child Welfare Foundation awards $666,670

Child Welfare Foundation awards $666,670

The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation recently awarded funds to 21 non-profit organizations.

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Foster: Congress looked out for veterans

Foster: Congress looked out for veterans

Congress may be receiving low approval ratings from the general voting population, but The American Legion says lawmakers have come through for veterans issues this year.

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Foster calls for suspension of DADT ruling

Foster calls for suspension of DADT ruling

In letter to White House, Legion’s national commander says that a decision should be made by the military – not a federal judge.

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Legion taking lead on TBI, PTS

Legion taking lead on TBI, PTS

Ad-hoc committee formed during Fall Meetings will investigate current treatments and alternative ways to treat ‘signature wound.’

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Veterans Day speech available

Veterans Day speech available

A guidelined speech for Veterans Day is now available on The American Legion Web site.

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Answering their country's call (again)

Answering their country's call (again)

Once mainstays in Congress, veterans are now few and far between on Capitol Hill. Washington could use an infusion of veterans now.

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Improperly billed? Contact the Legion

Improperly billed? Contact the Legion

The American Legion is collecting cases of veterans whose third-party insurances were improperly billed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Polytrauma rehab facility opens in D.C.

Polytrauma rehab facility opens in D.C.

Independence Way rehabilitation facility at VAMC in nation’s capitol will prepare severly disabled veterans for reintegration into society.

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Homeless female vets on Oprah today

Homeless female vets on Oprah today

‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ will be devoted to homeless female veterans today. Check local listings in your area for time.

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Legion attends caregiver focus group

Legion attends caregiver focus group

Organization provides feedback, suggestions for caregiver legislation implementation process.

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10 students receive Samsung Scholarship

10 students receive Samsung Scholarship

The 2010 Samsung American Legion Scholarship recipients each recieved $20,000 for undergraduate studies.

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10 students receive Samsung Scholarship

10 students receive Samsung Scholarship

The 2010 Samsung American Legion Scholarship recipients each recieved $20,000 for undergraduate studies.

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National History Contests decided

National History Contests decided

Posts, departments honored for narrative, yearbook submissions; Legionnaires are reminded to start preparing for 2011 contest.

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Legion seeking suicide prevention input

Legion seeking suicide prevention input

Legionnaires and posts that are involved in suicide-prevention programs are urged to contact the Legion’s Washington office.

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Legion reaches out to college campuses

Legion reaches out to college campuses

Legion’s Economic director offers organization’s help during National Association of Veteran Program Administrators Conference in Las Vegas.

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American Education Week, Nov. 14-20

American Education Week, Nov. 14-20

The National Education Association’s 89th American Education Week is approaching, and The American Legion encourages posts to get involved in the celebration.

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Fall meetings produce new resolutions

Fall meetings produce new resolutions

NEC passes 30 resolutions covering a broad swath of The American Legion's mission.

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Theater gives military youth a voice

Theater gives military youth a voice

In support of Operation: Military Kids, Kansas State University created an interactive theater program for military youth to express their feelings about deployment.

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Legion Veterans Day ad slick distributed

Legion Veterans Day ad slick distributed

National Public Relations Division sending ad to more than 8,000 newspapers across the country.

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'Honor not for sale'

'Honor not for sale'

American Legion National Commander Jimmie L. Foster reaffirmed the Legion's opposition to a proposed casino near Gettysburg battlefield.

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Legislative council nominations needed

Legislative council nominations needed

With changes expected in Congress following the upcoming elections, it is imperative to have a council in place by January.

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54 students attend Legion College

54 students attend Legion College

The 12th annual National American Legion College is under way in Indianapolis, training Legionnaires to be future leaders.

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Activities keep Legion students busy

Activities keep Legion students busy

Since last Sunday, the 54 National American Legion College students have been immersed in concentrated classroom and small group activities.

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Job Fair a 'resounding success'

Job Fair a 'resounding success'

Around 30 veterans received jobs after attending the Legion’s Heroes to Hometowns Job Fair during National Convention.

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Contracting opportunities found in Iraq

The Iraq Homeland and Border Control Conference & Expo invites veterans and other interested individuals to Washington from Dec. 2 - 3 for an information seminar on developing contracting operations and businesses in Iraq.

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DVD review: 'The Americans in the Bulge'

DVD review: 'The Americans in the Bulge'

The 90-minute documentary discusses the largest land battle ever fought by the U.S. Army: the Battle of the Bulge.

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Support pours in for Shelby World Series

Support pours in for Shelby World Series

The vision of creating a grand slam American Legion World Series in Shelby, N.C., is becoming reality, thanks to the community’s unending support.

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Legion following burn pit issue

Legion following burn pit issue

Legion rep attends meeting where environmental hazards affecting U.S. servicemembers are discussed.

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