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America at war

A chronology of U.S. military interventions and the prices paid.

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Legion provides tablet to recovering servicemember

Legion provides tablet to recovering servicemember

OCW provides Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 to wounded warrior being treated for traumatic brain injury at Minneapolis VA facility.

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AIR APPARENT

Strength in the skies helped make America a superpower. Will sequestration clip our wings?

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Thankful veterans share stories in new Legion ads

Thankful veterans share stories in new Legion ads

National television messages spread awareness and raise funds to help those who served get the help they need.

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Fort Hood victims to be awarded Purple Hearts

Fort Hood victims to be awarded Purple Hearts

Servicemembers who were killed or injured during the Fort Hood attack in 2009 will be awarded the Purple Heart.

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Legion reviewing military compensation, benefits recommendations

Legion reviewing military compensation, benefits recommendations

The American Legion is currently reviewing the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission's comprehensive report.

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Getting perspective on the transition process

Getting perspective on the transition process

Legion's Verna Jones joins Marcus Luttrell, former U.S. chief intelligence officer Gen. "Spider" Marks on University of Phoenix panel focused on transition from military to civilian life.

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Legion salutes DoD’s move to open bases for VSO support

Legion salutes DoD’s move to open bases for VSO support

National commander: Newest move 'has enhanced our ability to provide that support and show our appreciation for those who sacrifice every day on our behalf.'

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'It means the difference'

'It means the difference'

Legion's Operation Comfort Warriors donates $10k worth of items to Tampa VA's Spinal Cord Injury Center.

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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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