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Legion class teaches entry into federal contracting

Legion class teaches entry into federal contracting

More than 20 veteran business owners attend free class on drafting General Service Administration Schedule proposals.

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Legion college graduates challenged to 'give back'

Legion college graduates challenged to 'give back'

57 Legionnaires completed the annual leadership workshop Friday morning.

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Students deliver resolutions, mottos

Students deliver resolutions, mottos

Legion College students get their resolutions passed and deliver a motto for next year's class.

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NYC parade beckons Legionnaires to march

NYC parade beckons Legionnaires to march

The nation's largest Veterans Day parade welcomes Legion members and families to support former and current servicemembers by joining others in 1.3-mile march.

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Exercise your right to vote in midterm elections

Exercise your right to vote in midterm elections

Midterm elections are less than a week away. Download the Legion's "Get Out the Vote" brochure online to promote the importance of voting.

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Hollywood post recruits 'honorary' celebrity member

Hollywood post recruits 'honorary' celebrity member

Post 43 members caught the eye of comedian Drew Carey during a special Veterans Day taping of The Price is Right.

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Legion's outreach spreads throughout Los Angeles

Legion's outreach spreads throughout Los Angeles

At the Veterans Benefits Center in Inglewood, Calif., veterans and their families received help with PTSD claims, burial benefits and much more.

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Legion club to host on-air tribute to veterans

Legion club to host on-air tribute to veterans

Members of The American Legion Amateur Radio Club (TALARC) will operate on short-wave radio from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m., using the Federal Communications Commission specially-issued radio call sign – W9L

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Mentorship increases Legion volunteerism, retention

Mentorship increases Legion volunteerism, retention

Legion College students learn the valu e of being a mentor to new veterans entering the organization.

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U.S. Veterans Initiative opens transitional housing

U.S. Veterans Initiative opens transitional housing

United States Veterans Initiative vows to 'never leave a veteran behind' with new homeless facility in Washington, D.C.

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Legion shifts gears in southern California outreach

Legion shifts gears in southern California outreach

  The Legion’s Veterans Benefits Center has moved from Long Beach to Inglewood in an effort to reach more area veterans.

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California vets air concerns at Legion town hall

California vets air concerns at Legion town hall

Benefits event in Long Beach to continue helping veterans through Thursday.

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Legion to connect with vets in Los Angeles area

Legion to connect with vets in Los Angeles area

A town hall meeting and Veterans Outreach Center are planned in Long Beach, Calif.

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Tips for writing an effective LinkedIn profile

Tips for writing an effective LinkedIn profile

LinkedIn, the popular networking site for professionals, is often used wrongly. Avoid the pitfalls that so many others fall into.

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Top seven jobs for retirees

Top seven jobs for retirees

The job market can actually be favorable to retiree veterans looking to supplement their income. It's just a matter of knowing where to look.

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Cover letters FAQs

Cover letters FAQs

Should you always include a cover letter even if not requested? Should each cover letter be customized? What should cover letters include?

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2014 Fall Meetings resolutions available

2014 Fall Meetings resolutions available

During The American Legion's Fall Meetings in early October, 30 resolutions were passed.

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Legion College to host its largest class

Legion College to host its largest class

From Oct. 26-31, 57 Legionnaires will have an opportunity to learn about the Legion’s core values, programs and leadership roles.

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VA still 'marching forward' on homelessness goal

VA still 'marching forward' on homelessness goal

George Basher, chairman for VA's Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans, says ending veterans homelessness remains a top VA priority.

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A 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity'

A 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity'

Legion Baseball champs from Brooklawn Post 72 honored on field before Game 2 of MLB's World Series.

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Your job interview is a 'two-way street'

Your job interview is a 'two-way street'

A successful job interview requires you to interview your interviewers as much as they are interviewing you.

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Approaching the job search as an older vet

Approaching the job search as an older vet

Concerned that your age is keeping you from finding employment? There's plenty you can do to minimize that and even make your age an asset.

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Hiring Our Heroes gears up for monthly virtual job fair

Virtual Job Scout connects veterans, transitioning servicemembers and spouses with recruiters from Fortune 500 companies and other businesses.

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Back at the World Series

Back at the World Series

Brooklawn, N.J., Post 72 back at Major League Baseball's Fall Classic after another Legion Baseball World Series title.

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World Series champs to be honored by MLB

World Series champs to be honored by MLB

Brooklawn, N.J., the back-to-back Legion World Series champs, are in Kansas City for Games 1 & 2 of Major League Baseball's World Series, will be honored on field before Game 2.

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Legion wants Butler VA project to move forward

Legion wants Butler VA project to move forward

VA likely won't award a contract to complete the facility until next year.

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Legion Commander responds to Washington Times article

Washington Times writer calls the Legion "unwelcoming" and that younger veterans are "bypassing the American Legion for service."

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USAA executive influenced by Legion in his youth

USAA executive influenced by Legion in his youth

CEO-elect Stuart Parker expresses gratitude, commitment to the National Executive Committee during fall meetings.

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2014 national history contest winners announced

2014 national history contest winners announced

More than 40 entries span four categories.

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FODPAL meeting mostly hitch-less

FODPAL meeting mostly hitch-less

Guests, FODPAL leaders catch up and get work done.

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