Linda Wieck's Camo Quilt Project started in April 2006 when she made her son-in-law a quilt before he left for Iraq. To date, the volunteer project has sent 2,175 quilts to servicemembers headed overseas.
Soldiers attacked by enemy forces at Command Outpost Keating in Afghanistan are reaping the benefits of an American Legion-inspired fundraising campaign.Watch Legionnaires shopping for COP Keating troops.
Upon returning from a nine-month deployment to Iraq, 3,000 soldiers of the Washington National Guard's 81st Brigade Heavy Combat Team participated in a streamlined demobilization at Fort McCoy, Wis., helped by Legionnaires fr
The American Legion has endorsed the nationwide Community Covenant program, which fosters effective state and local partnerships that improve the quality of life for U.S. servicemembers and their families.