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Redskins invite military to their stadium

Redskins invite military to their stadium

In recognition of Veterans Day, the Washington Redskins will hold a health screening and education session at FedExField for veterans and active military on Nov. 13.

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Legion gives GPS units to wounded warrior centers

Legion gives GPS units to wounded warrior centers

The Legion has donated 10 GPS devices to Walter Reed and the National Naval Medical Center to be used by families who are visiting patients there.

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Wounded warriors get early Thanksgiving

Wounded warriors get early Thanksgiving

The American Legion distributed $60 gift checks to 2,000 wounded warriors, thanks to Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes ample generosity.

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Legion joins Coalition to honor veterans

Legion joins Coalition to honor veterans

Road to Recovery at Walt Disney World will host many veterans severely wounded in Iraq, Afghanistan.

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4TROOPS tours Legion headquarters

4TROOPS tours Legion headquarters

The patriotic music group rolled into Indianapolis on Tuesday and made American Legion National Headquarters their first stop.

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Budweiser, Legion to host vets at pro-sports events

In celebration of Veterans Day, Budweiser is joining the USO, Veterans of Foreign Wars and The American Legion to host veterans at NFL, NBA and NHL games from Oct. 31 to Nov. 15.

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Legion wins fight for Gold Star parents' rights

Legion wins fight for Gold Star parents' rights

After a decades-long campaign by The American Legion, Senate clears legislation that will grant state veterans home care privileges to all Gold Star parents.

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New tax status for Blue Star Salute

New tax status for Blue Star Salute

Annual Indiana-based event honoring military families looks to continue growing now with 501c3 nonprofit designation.

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Legion featured on Reconnect America site

Legion featured on Reconnect America site

Web site highlights various organizations that support U.S. servicemembers.

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New Legion reps help troops in transition

New Legion reps help troops in transition

On-base offices give Legion staff opportunity to help troops through the medical discharge and disability evaluation process or ‘whatever a servicemember needs.'

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Blue Star Salute moves to Stout Field

Blue Star Salute moves to Stout Field

One of the nation's biggest tributes to military families to feature Legion Riders convoy, music by Michael Peterson, sky-diving and cheerleaders.

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Event honors Blue Star families

Event honors Blue Star families

More than 150 Blue Star Banners are presented during Fifth Annual Indiana Blue Star Salute.

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Germany, Kosovo, Italy and Normandy

Germany, Kosovo, Italy and Normandy

Following Memorial Day commemoration among troops stationed in the Balkans, Hill and Navarreté to lay wreaths in honor of D-Day’s 66th anniversary.

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A week of memories

A week of memories

American Legion Post 2001 and New York City open their arms and hearts to thousands of Navy, Marine and Coast Guard personnel during annual Fleet Week.

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Follow the action at the Warrior Games

Follow the action at the Warrior Games

American Legion New Media Manager Mark Seavey will be blogging from the games at the Burn Pit.

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Legionnaire competing in Warrior Games

Legionnaire competing in Warrior Games

Legion blogger Mark Seavey follows the competition and talks with the father of one of the competitors. Both are Legionnaires.

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Awash in support

Awash in support

Central Indiana youth come together to raise funds for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship fund.

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Florida posts foster community awareness

Florida posts foster community awareness

Post 129 in Jacksonville Beach signs Community Covenant with local mayors, veterans groups.

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Networking vital for troops in transition

Networking vital for troops in transition

Washington Conference panel urges local communities to help returning servicemembers connect the dots at home.

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GI Film Festival sends a message

GI Film Festival sends a message

Fed up with the way the military was being portrayed in Hollywood, Brandon Millett and Laura Law-Millett did something about it.

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Blue Star Salute delivers $11,000 to Legion

Blue Star Salute delivers $11,000 to Legion

The money awarded will help cover college costs for children of military personnel killed on or after 9/11.

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21st Century Pinup Girl

21st Century Pinup Girl

Legion post gives wings to effort that has raised thousands of dollars for VA and DoD hospitals.

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A Soldier's Wish: Part III

A Soldier's Wish: Part III

The Easter Phone Call

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A Soldier's Wish, Part 4

A Soldier's Wish, Part 4

Soldier Brendan Marrocco had just one wish after a bomb destroyed both of his legs and both of his arms: to stand and salute his unit after its return from deployment. See how he did it.

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'A smile and a laugh'

'A smile and a laugh'

Legacy fund spokesman Michael Peterson is entertaining troops in Iraq during the holidays.

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Christmas in Afghanistan

Christmas in Afghanistan

More items through the Legion's COP Keating relief effort have made their way to the soldiers' hands.

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'An overwhelming amount of support'

'An overwhelming amount of support'

An e-mail from Bravo Troop 3-61's sergeant first class tells what the COP Keating effort meant to the soldiers.

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GPS for Troops seeking donations

GPS for Troops seeking donations

With 30,000 servicemembers set to deploy to Afghanistan, more GPS units with Middle East information are needed.

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Wounded soldier's family starts trust

Wounded soldier's family starts trust

Brendan Marrocco's father has established the Brendan Marrocco Road to Recovery Trust to raise money to cover Brendan's housing needs when the severely injured soldier is discharged from Walter Reed.

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Sending holiday gifts to the troops

Sending holiday gifts to the troops

Care packages are a welcome treat for deployed servicemembers, especially when they are away from home during the holidays. Here are a few tips.

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