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Legion hits the main stage at Tree Town

Legion hits the main stage at Tree Town

American Legion contingent gets on the main stage in front of thousands during the Tree Town Music Festival; while Soldier's Wish makes a life-changing donation.

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Legion places wreath at original Tomb of Unknown Soldier

Legion places wreath at original Tomb of Unknown Soldier

Four Legionnaires, including a World War II veteran, placed the wreath near Lee Mansion at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Legion presence growing at Tree Town

Legion presence growing at Tree Town

The opening of this year's four-day country music festival saw the debut of The American Legion Stage.

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'An evolution for The American Legion'

'An evolution for The American Legion'

Student veterans at the University of Akron have found that an old model - an American Legion post - fits perfectly in modern-day academia.

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Criminal minds

Military action alone won’t stop the Islamic State. Attack it as a business by cutting off funds and undermining its messaging.

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Memorial Day activities in Washington, D.C.

Memorial Day activities in Washington, D.C.

National Vice Commander Jacobs will represent the Legion at two events.

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Military Appreciation Month discounts

Military Appreciation Month discounts

Military.com offers collated list of offers from businesses, institutions.

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‘Hero Moment’ video features The American Legion

‘Hero Moment’ video features The American Legion

American Heroes Channel programming will spotlight the Legion throughout next week.

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Alabama father creates post to honor late son

Alabama father creates post to honor late son

Army veteran Matt Blount remembered for his self-sacrifice, passion to help others and perseverance, even when cancer ravaged his body.

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Tree Town festival underway this weekend

Tree Town festival underway this weekend

Four-day country music festival starts tonight and runs through Sunday; The American Legion is the official charity and will have a stage at the event.

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Legion to Congress: ‘take swift actions’ to fund Denver VA project

Legion to Congress: ‘take swift actions’ to fund Denver VA project

Funding for the beleaguered medical center runs out on May 24.

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Wheels for Warriors

16-year-old Bryce Nurding is leading a group of six Boy Scouts and adults on a cross-country ride to raise funds in support of The American Legion’s OCW program.

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I Am The American Legion - Tony Stewart

“I felt like I had more to give, and with The American Legion, I found my golden ticket to do some more good in the world and the community where I live.”

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A year of hands-on help for veterans

VA was experiencing a systemic failure in facilities across the country.

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A comfort & a constant

To see the U.S. flag in Vietnam was to remember who we were, why we were there and the homes we longed to see again.

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The Legionnaire that changed the world

Harry Colmery was tailor-made to assemble the original GI Bill.

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Broad Stripes, Bright Stars

For 170 years, Annin & Co. flags have been sewn into key moments in our nation’s history.

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Veteran Resource Expo returning to NYC

Veteran Resource Expo returning to NYC

360 Veterans Expo will host veterans, spouses and caregivers event on June 5 in Brooklyn.

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ALWS featured on 'Life in the Carolinas'

ALWS featured on 'Life in the Carolinas'

Local television show highlights the American Legion World Series and all of its pageantries in special episode.

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'Spirit of 45' rides into Indianapolis

'Spirit of 45' rides into Indianapolis

Dr. Bruce Heilman, 88, made a stop on his 6,000-mile motorcycle ride to lay a wreath with other Okinawa veterans at city's World War II memorial.

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VA creates Military Health History pocket card

VA creates Military Health History pocket card

The downloadable card helps clinicians gather pertinent information from veterans.

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Delaware Boys State learns about local government

Delaware Boys State learns about local government

Three counties in state invite program participants to see their governments up-close.

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Legion: Don’t penalize Colorado veterans for VA failures

While VA continues to evade accountability, the Denver hospital must not be held hostage.

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Private sector collaboration can help VA staffing

Private sector collaboration can help VA staffing

An emergency room staffing shortage in Spokane highlights the issue’s impact on VA health care.

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2015 GI Film Festival boasts 65 military films

2015 GI Film Festival boasts 65 military films

This year’s offerings include a world premiere and a North American premiere.

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'Avengers' includes Legion members' cameos

'Avengers' includes Legion members' cameos

Legionnaire and comic book legend Stan Lee appears in new movie, trying to handle a shot of Thor's special brew.

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Legion supports Veterans Benefits Delivery Act

Legion supports Veterans Benefits Delivery Act

A pending Senate bill would improve the processing of VA benefits claims.

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New Jersey Legion providing jobs ... and much more

New Jersey Legion providing jobs ... and much more

Department of New Jersey's job fairs have provided employment to hundreds of veterans, and now are assisting with health, housing issues.

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Post GR 09 hosts World War II veteran

Post GR 09 hosts World War II veteran

91-year-old Iowa veteran spends week in German town he entered with Army in 1944.

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Legion, VA conducting Twitter chat

Legion, VA conducting Twitter chat

The Legion and the Department of Veterans Affairs will team up May 20 for a Twitter chat on memorial benefits.

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