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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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Welcome home, and thank you

Welcome home, and thank you

As the Iraq generation comes home, please make sure they feel welcome in your post.

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Almost home for the holidays

Almost home for the holidays

Illinois posts continue tradition of opening doors to Navy recruits on Thanksgiving.

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A chance to defuse

A chance to defuse

Through Operation Comfort Warriors, Legion-sponsored retreats allow warriors recovering at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center to decompress.

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Hometown Hero

Dakota Meyer, the newest Medal of Honor recipient, joins a select company of Americans.

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Where connections are made

Where connections are made

Program at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport warmly welcomes hundreds of troops coming home for R&R every day.

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Legion, CSAH deliver 2,000 checks

Legion, CSAH deliver 2,000 checks

The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes and The American Legion are giving $120,000 in Thanksgiving checks to 2,000 wounded veterans and servicemembers.

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Sale of 2011 Army coins to end

Sale of 2011 Army coins to end

The sale and production of the 2011 United States Army Commemorative Coins will cease on Dec. 16.

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Blue Star Banner shows appreciation

Blue Star Banner shows appreciation

Banner displayed in homes of families with loved on serving in military; posts, districts or departments can conduct their own Blue Star Banner programs in their community.

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Blue Star Salute: 'A real passion'

Blue Star Salute: 'A real passion'

Organizers of Indiana event to honor military families deliver $11,000 for American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund.

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Guidelines set for mailing servicemembers

Guidelines set for mailing servicemembers

Rules in place for sending holiday cards, packages to deployed, overseas military personnel.

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Code of Support relay set for Sept. 3

Code of Support relay set for Sept. 3

Event hopes to get 1 million signatures pledging support for the military by Memorial Day.

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R2R cyclists pedal to National Convention

R2R cyclists pedal to National Convention

Legion conventioneers in Minneapolis will welcome 200 cyclists "home" this Saturday as they complete the five-day Ride 2 Recovery Great Lakes Challenge for wounded warriors.

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Wounded warriors get VIP treatment

Wounded warriors get VIP treatment

An accounting and consulting firm headquartered in Virginia treats wounded warriors to a Washington Nationals ball game in first-class style.

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Troop pay can't be sacrificed in debt crisis

Troop pay can't be sacrificed in debt crisis

The American Legion wants servicemembers to be paid if Congress fails to raise the national debt ceiling

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The Common Bond: Part 4

The Common Bond: Part 4

It takes a grass-roots effort for any Legion program to work, and that is never more evident than when it comes to troop support.

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The Common Bond: Part 3

The Common Bond: Part 3

The National Emergency Fund can aid Legionnaires currently serving in the military, while the Legacy Fund benefits the children of servicemembers killed since 9/11.

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The Common Bond: Part 2

The Common Bond: Part 2

Heroes to Hometowns, Operation Comfort Warriors, Temporary Financial Assistance and the Family Support Network benefit servicemembers and their families.

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The Common Bond: Part 1

The Common Bond: Part 1

Every day in The American Legion, those who once served are supporting those who currently serve.

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The Common Bond

Every day in The American Legion, those who once served are supporting those who currently serve.

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Military families honored in Indiana

Military families honored in Indiana

Sixth Annual Blue Star Salute draws thousands to Stout Field for an afternoon of activities and recognition.

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Military families honored in Indiana

Sixth Annual Blue Star Salute draws thousands to Stout Field for an afternoon of activities and recognition.

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Sixth annual Blue Star Salute this Saturday

Sixth annual Blue Star Salute this Saturday

Indiana event honoring the families of those serving in the U.S. Armed Forces will feature dignitaries, booths, entertainment and activities for children.

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