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Indiana post gives Christmas to 16 military families

Indiana post gives Christmas to 16 military families

Post 145 in Avon provided nearly 200 presents, a lunch and more to Indiana National Guard families.

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Troop and Family Support Center launches

Troop and Family Support Center launches

New American Legion hub provides wealth of resources for transitioning troops and their families.

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Jersey post sends Coast Guardsmen home for holidays

Jersey post sends Coast Guardsmen home for holidays

Post 331 in Stone Harbor raises funds to send two Coast Guardsmen from Training Center Cape May home to spend holidays with their families

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National Guard muster provides Legion awareness

National Guard muster provides Legion awareness

The Department of Arizona American Legion family let the Army and airmen know the support the Legion can provide for them and their families.

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Helm, Jefford celebrate Thanksgiving with troops on DMZ

Helm, Jefford celebrate Thanksgiving with troops on DMZ

National Commander Helm, Auxiliary National President Janet Jefford serve dinner to U.S., South Korean troops at Camp Bonifas.

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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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Legionnaires recognized for their commitment as caregivers

Legionnaires recognized for their commitment as caregivers

Brodeur family honored in Washington for its dedication and commitment as caregivers to their son Vincent Mannion-Brodeur, an Iraq veteran.

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OCW donation paves way for clothes closet for homeless veterans

OCW donation paves way for clothes closet for homeless veterans

American Legion creates, stocks clothes closet with nearly $5,000 worth of jackets, sweatshirts, jeans and other essentials at VA facility in Shreveport, La.

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Fire Fight

For more than a century, the U.S. military has provided critical support battling blazes in the West.

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Veterans outreach program planned for Virginia

Five American Legion posts will participate in the Loudoun County event Sept. 27 to honor and help the military community.

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Five servicemembers given Spirit of Service award

Five servicemembers given Spirit of Service award

National Commander Dan Dellinger and Medal of Honor recipient Kyle White honor five individuals with award that recognizes community volunteerism.

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Legion, Travis Mills join forces for veterans center, museum

Legion, Travis Mills join forces for veterans center, museum

Maine American Legion post pairs up with quadruple amputee to raise money for the Northern Maine Veterans Museum & Community Center.

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Maine post plans fundraiser for veterans center

Maine post plans fundraiser for veterans center

Post 133's Freedom Fest 2014 will raise funds for the Northern Maine Veterans Museum & Community Center.

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OCW honors paralympic athletes

OCW honors paralympic athletes

American Legion Family members help distribute gear, give thanks to participants at the Army Warrior Trials at West Point.

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Blue Star Salute draws large crowd

Blue Star Salute draws large crowd

Nearly 1,000 military members and their families attend the ninth annual Indiana Blue Star Salute.

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Legion, Founding Fathers Brewing Co. teaming up

Legion, Founding Fathers Brewing Co. teaming up

Founding Fathers will support American military families with half of net profits from sales through Legion posts.

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Festival perfect backdrop for Legion, Soldier's Wish

Festival perfect backdrop for Legion, Soldier's Wish

The Tree Town Music Festival, which featured stars like Toby Keith and Brad Paisley, gave The American Legion and Soldier's Wish exposure to thousands during Memorial Day weekend.

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Joe Denim: Performer, songwriter, patriot

Joe Denim: Performer, songwriter, patriot

Country music personality talks with The American Legion about Memorial Day and the men and women defending our nation.

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Legion named charity of Iowa music festival

Legion named charity of Iowa music festival

Tree Town Music Festival recognizes The American Legion as its official charity, honoring active-duty military, veterans and their families.

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OCW steps up for wounded soldier

OCW steps up for wounded soldier

Department of Minnesota presents iPad, iPod to U.S. Army private suffering from traumatic brain injury.

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A tribute on wheels

A tribute on wheels

Veterans and their families see the People’s Race Car as a way to celebrate service.

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Legion presents gifts to Marine Corps Trials participants

Legion presents gifts to Marine Corps Trials participants

Legion family members hand out more than 300 Operation Comfort Warriors backpacks to wounded warriors in eight-sport paralympic-style invitational at Camp Pendleton.

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Bush plans to breach ‘civilian-military’ divide

Bush plans to breach ‘civilian-military’ divide

At George W. Bush Institute's military summit, former president pledged full support for newest generation of veterans – and explained how two studies can help them.

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OCW, rodeo champion fete wounded warriors

OCW, rodeo champion fete wounded warriors

Steer wrestler Trevor Knowles continues to raise awareness and funds for Legion’s support program for wounded veterans.

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Legion strongly opposes threat to commissaries

Legion strongly opposes threat to commissaries

National Commander Dellinger calls possible $1 billion DoD cut to military commissary program an ‘undeserved blow to our men and women in servce.’

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A night of camaraderie, honoring and fundraising

A night of camaraderie, honoring and fundraising

Warrior Appreciation Night, sponsored in part by The American Legion, brings together veterans, servicemembers and their supporters for a night to honor those who've served.

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Legion sponsor at Warrior Appreciation Night

Legion sponsor at Warrior Appreciation Night

American Legion at forefront of event that honors men and women who have fallen in service to their country.

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Online raffle benefits Legion programs

Online raffle benefits Legion programs

Raffle donations will be presented to the Legion on Jan. 16 during the seventh annual Warrior Appreciation Night in Las Vegas.

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Arlington's horsemen not left in the cold

Arlington's horsemen not left in the cold

Legion helps equip the Old Guard's Caisson Platoon with needed cold-weather gear.

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OCW provides special Christmas dinner

OCW provides special Christmas dinner

Wounded warriors and their families in San Diego enjoy turkey dinner and presents.

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