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Jim Webb, a highly decorated Vietnam War veteran and former Senator of Virginia, receives American Legion Distinguished Public Service Award.
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General tells Legionnaires that training, readiness and recruitment face major challenges if full sequestration cannot be averted.
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Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs chairman tells Washington Conference attendees that VSOs play a critical role in his committee's work.
Legion remains cautiously optimistic that Fully Developed Claims can cut the backlog, reduce wait times for veterans and their families.
VA medical centers report drop in volunteer help from Legionnaires; initiatives announced to help meet Legion's 1 million volunteer hours mark.
An American Legion women veterans panel discusses the challenges women face at VA medical centers and initiatives to solve them.
If sequestration takes effect, DoD may have to cancel its mission to bring home the remains of our fallen heroes overseas.
Legionnaires briefed on key issues before heading to Capitol Hill today.
Washington Conference attendees discuss licensing and credentialing issues on same day First Lady Michelle Obama mentions Legion's efforts in the area.
Israel ambassador to United States breaks down the ‘special’ relationship between the two countries during Washington Conference.
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Republican representative from Arkansas criticizes Obama, Hagel during speech at Washington Conference.
First Lady Michelle Obama expected to mention Legion's credentialing, licensing efforts during address to National Governors Association.
Student veterans and their peers differ greatly, say panelists.
Veterans in the D.C. area get a helping hand in filing claims for VA benefits.
Despite current and forecast fiscal challenges, ending homelessness among veterans is still an achievable goal, said Legion roundtable participants.
With cuts, hiring freezes looming, fewer federal recruiters appear at Legion/RecruitMilitary career fair; law-enforcement agencies, colleges and universities, and financial institutions well represented.
During the organization's annual Washington Conference, American Legion leadership will meet with members of Congress on the eve of sequestration.
The feature film about determining Hirohito’s fate after World War II stars Tommy Lee Jones and Matthew Fox.
Washington Conference event to explore ways to improve credentialing opportunities for veterans at the state level.
Registration open for Legion’s annual Small Business Task Force Business Conference.
Veterans welcome to attend Legion and RecruitMilitary career fair in February.
Speakers from the Department of Veterans Affairs briefed Legionnaires on veteran benefits and issues during the Legion’s annual Washington Conference.
How to do business with the U.S. government was the focus of the Legion’s Small Business Training Program for veterans.
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Dale Dye receives The National Commander’s Public Relations Award for having brought the realities of combat to the big screen.
Double amputee tells Legion family members that military medical care benefits more than those receiving it.
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Holly Petraeus, from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, tells Legionnaires that veterans and military communities "expect a lot from The American Legion."
Rep. Bob Filner honored with Legion's Distinguished Public Service Award during Washington Conference.
The American Legion and U.S. Department of Agriculture have signed MOU to begin nationwide campaign to increase percentage of veterans employed by USDA.
Legion family members briefed on key legislative issues prior to Capitol Hill visits.