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Nation's capital, Legionnaires observe Veterans Day

Nation's capital, Legionnaires observe Veterans Day

On Nov. 11, the nation paused to honor its veterans. Like many other U.S. cities, Washington, D.C. was home to several events and festivites commemorating the sacrifce of past and present generations.

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Celebrities light up D.C. during Concert for Valor

Celebrities light up D.C. during Concert for Valor

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered on National Mall for unique event to honor courage and sacrifice of America's troops.

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San Diego honors its veterans

San Diego honors its veterans

American Legion delegation marches, receives gratitude from onlookers and reconnects with fellow veterans during patriotic event.

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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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Young veterans stepping up at Portland post

Young veterans stepping up at Portland post

Led by 41-year-old Sean Davis, historic Post 134 in Portland, Ore., has seen an influx of younger veterans join its ranks.

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Exchange online shopping for veterans inches forward

The tide may be turning in the effort to allow all honorably discharged veterans to shop at the online store operated by the Army and Air Force Exchange Service.

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Being there: A Veterans Day message

Being there: A Veterans Day message

A combat veteran's perspective on the ties that bind all who served in times of war.

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Take advantage of Veterans Day offers

Take advantage of Veterans Day offers

Restaurants, businesses across the country offering free or reduced prices around Veterans Day.

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Legion salutes former Illinois lawmaker

Legion salutes former Illinois lawmaker

Lane Evans, who fought for Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange, is remembered by Legion as an ally in Congress.

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McDonald reports on VA reforms

McDonald reports on VA reforms

VA Secretary focuses on access and accountability at a recent briefing.

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Be sure to visit Legion Veterans Day page

Be sure to visit Legion Veterans Day page

Discounts, messages and more on offer.

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65 percent cutoff approaching

Veterans Day cutoff is Nov. 13.

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Legionnaires prepare to honor Veterans Day

Legionnaires prepare to honor Veterans Day

Legion leadership, individual Legionnaires and posts to take part in observances and celebrations nationwide.

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2015 Membership Renewal Campaign

Monthly data will list members in the direct renewal campaign on mylegion.org.

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Mentorship program looking for veteran leaders of tomorrow

Take Point Initiative offers fellowships to veterans who want to become leaders in nonprofit or policy fields.

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Teddy bears support Legion programs

Teddy bears support Legion programs

Vermont Teddy Bear Company launches a new line of Legionnaire and military-themed bears.

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Gold Brigade spotlight: Robert Hicks of Delaware

Gold Brigade spotlight: Robert Hicks of Delaware

Two-time American Legion Gold Brigade Award recipient Hicks recruited 198 new members into the Legion in 2014.

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Live goat is membership draw for South Dakota

Live goat is membership draw for South Dakota

District commanders in The American Legion Department of South Dakota have an incentive to meet their membership goal for 2014-2015.

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Order target sets online for Junior Shooting Sports

Order target sets online for Junior Shooting Sports

Targets for the 2014-2015 American Legion Junior Shooting Sports season can now be ordered online.

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Why Midterms Matter

Why Midterms Matter

Often dismissed as unimportant, these elections help keep presidents in check and give the opposition party a chance to rebuild.

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OCW plans feast for wounded servicemembers in San Diego

OCW plans feast for wounded servicemembers in San Diego

Legionnaires, Auxiliary members and others will help feed 175 patients and staff at the Naval Medical Center.

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Ask a Service Officer: Veterans benefits by state

Q: What benefits does my state offer?

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America's Most Beloved Veterans

As voted by American Legion media audience members

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Legion advocacy is VA’s best medicine

The Legion is dedicated to solving the problem and helping restore trust, two goals we believe can be attained.

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One for the history books

Convention punctuates Dellinger’s year of “building for tomorrow.”

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The Oak Ridge Boys

Singer Joe Bonsall explains why the quartet, now allied with The American Legion, continues to delight audiences.

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I Am The American Legion - Krista Mette

“You can make time in your life to do anything that you want to do.”

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The pros and cons of borrowing from yourself

Nearly a third of Americans have at some point borrowed from their retirement plan at work, according to a recent TIAA-CREF survey.

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Legion: Get Tahmooressi the help he needs

Legion: Get Tahmooressi the help he needs

Now that retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooress has been released from jail, National Commander Helm is calling for immediate treatment of the veteran's post-traumatic stress disorder.

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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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