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Hoosiers honor Blue, Gold Star families

Hoosiers honor Blue, Gold Star families

Hundreds of military families attended the 2013 Indiana Blue Star Salute event; Legion Riders helped raise $3,500 for Legacy Scholarship.

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Legion, Soldier’s Wish honor veterans

Legion, Soldier’s Wish honor veterans

Another successful Salute & Serve Our Nation’s Heroes event takes place at the CMA Music Festival in Nashville, Tenn.

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Legion, Soldier's Wish head to Tennessee

The Legion, Soldier’s Wish, HISTORY channel are at the CMA Music Festival in Nashville for another Salute & Serve Our Nation’s Heroes event.

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Salute & Serve event a success in Charlotte

Salute & Serve event a success in Charlotte

Effort teaming up The American Legion, Soldier’s Wish and HISTORY provides race tickets, VIP experiences for veterans, servicemembers at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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Iowa’s Operation Troop Support a true success

Iowa’s Operation Troop Support a true success

When nearly 3,000 Iowa National Guardsmen were deployed, the state’s American Legion Family stepped up for the servicemembers and their loved ones.

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Legion team deploying in Africa

Legion team deploying in Africa

Kentucky Legionnaires heading to Djibouti to spend 10 days with Kentucky National Guard 2nd Battalion, 138th Field Artillery.

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OCW honors wounded Marines

OCW honors wounded Marines

Legion program rewards athletes and volunteers at the third annual Marine Corps Trials at Camp Pendleton, Calif.

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New home for wounded warrior

New home for wounded warrior

Indiana Legionnaires and community members help build Army Infantryman Tim Senkowski and his family a new, stable life.

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Legion taking part in National Day of Service

Legion taking part in National Day of Service

Booth in service tent on National Mall will provide info on the Legion while giving chance to thank military, veterans, and volunteer at VA medical facilities.

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OCW brings gifts to Bluegrass State

OCW brings gifts to Bluegrass State

Operation Comfort Warriors delivers more than $22,000 worth of gifts to recovering servicemembers at Fort Campbell, Fort Knox.

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Gala to honor America's heroes

Gala to honor America's heroes

Medal of Honor recipients will be honored during the Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball, sponsored by The American Legion.

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Koutz: Legion always has, will support troops

Koutz: Legion always has, will support troops

National Commander says Michael Moore's New Year's resolution to not support U.S. troops is possible because “American troops have fought and given their lives for freedom.”

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Another classic in the best rivalry

Another classic in the best rivalry

Navy rallies late to edge Army 17-13 in 'America's game.'

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Playing for the 'pure spirit of sport'

Playing for the 'pure spirit of sport'

Millions will watch today as Army takes on Navy on the football field for the 113th time.

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Rivals now, the same team in the future

Rivals now, the same team in the future

The competition is intense during the Army-Navy Patriot Games, but both sides know they'll soon be 'fighting the same fight.'

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A house divided

A house divided

Troy Davidson, an Army supporter, will sit among Navy fans at Saturday’s Army-Navy game to support his daughter - a swimmer at Navy.

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The home of 'America's Game'

The home of 'America's Game'

Saturday will mark the 84th time since 1899 that Philadelphia has hosted the Army-Navy game.

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Arizona Riders hit road for recovering wounded

Arizona Riders hit road for recovering wounded

Riders from several chapters travel to San Diego to thank recovering servicemembers for their sacrifices.

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Video clips of troops coming home

Video clips of U.S. troops returning to their families.

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Senators OK mortgage protection measures

Senators OK mortgage protection measures

A Legion-favored package of protections for military families buying or renting homes has been passed by the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

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72 hours aboard the USS Wasp

72 hours aboard the USS Wasp

SAL member from Pelham Squadron 50 in New York spends three days aboard amphibious assault ship.

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Legionnaire uses site, Facebook to honor KIAs

Legionnaire uses site, Facebook to honor KIAs

Air Force veteran and member of Post 393 in Missouri teams up with friend to create American Hero Project.

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GPS for Troops continues to deliver

GPS for Troops continues to deliver

Program has shipped more than 500 GPS units to U.S. troops serving in the Middle East.

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Legion joins Joining Forces anniversary

Legion joins Joining Forces anniversary

Legion makes significant contributions to military family initiative.

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Wong stresses reaching out to OIF, OEF veterans

During stop in Pennsylvania, national commander calls for taking a 'proactive approach' toward the country's newest generation of veterans.

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Alabama post puts up funds for rehab accommodations

Wounded servicemembers enjoy cottage comforts during rehabilitation thanks to Legion donations.

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Legion sponsors wounded warrior dinner

Legion sponsors wounded warrior dinner

On Friday nights, the Aleethia Foundation hosts a dinner in Washington, D.C., for troops recovering from their wounds.

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Schoolchildren are all grins as they greet a soldier arriving at DFW for two wee

Where connections are made

From schoolchildren to executives, thousands of Texans show up at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to welcome troops home for R&R.

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Legion takes part in Military Bowl

Legion takes part in Military Bowl

Wounded warriors attended Dec. 28 bowl game in nation’s capital where Legion staff provided military outreach.

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Stockings for troops in Sinai

Stockings for troops in Sinai

One woman’s great idea turned into 700 Christmas stockings filled with goodies for troops stationed in Egypt.

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