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Executive director of Joining Forces highlights strides made in hiring veterans; DoD deputy assistant secretary warns of sequestrations effects.
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Jim Webb, a highly decorated Vietnam War veteran and former Senator of Virginia, receives American Legion Distinguished Public Service Award.
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.