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High school graduates in New York receive gifts they did not expect.
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The conferences get underway in September.
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Nine ambitious college freshmen arrived in D.C. this week to see where history was made, honor and remember those who paved the way, and engage with other Samsung American Legion scholars.
Supported by American Legion posts, the National Flight Academy is helping students develop leadership, science, math and communication skills in an immersive environment.
During the month of April, Legion family members are encouraged to show their local community The American Legion’s commitment to young people.
The program is ending March 31.
The Legion's Child Welfare Foundation awarded 18 nonprofit organizations with grants to benefit their mission of supporting children and youth.
The Legion's eighth annual Children & Youth Conference featured presentations from Young Marines, Joe Foss Institute and more.
The eighth annual conference will be held downtown Indianapolis Sept. 19-21.
The eighth annual American Legion National Children & Youth Conference is Sept. 19-21 in downtown Indianapolis.
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New head of Americanism Commission, Richard W. Anderson, says ‘100 percent Americanism’ is responsibility of Legionnaires, citizens everywhere.
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Students from eight schools in Colorado participate in Saluting America program by thanking veterans and active-duty military for their service, sacrifices.
Arizona Legionnaire encourages youth groups to keep America beautiful by picking up trash and earning compensation for it.
The Legion's Child Welfare Foundation awarded its 2014 grants to 21 nonprofit organizations whose mission is to care for the well-being of youth.
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U.S. Sportsmen Alliance Foundation, a Child Welfare Foundation grant recipient, helps youth experience archery, fishing and more with its Trailblazer Adventure Program.
During the Legion’s national conference, attendees heard from organizations on how to advocate for and support our nation’s children and youth.
The American Legion's National Children & Youth Conference and the National Americanism Conference get under way in September.
American Legion National Commander James Koutz first VIP visitor to new National Scout Jamboree site.
The Department of Wisconsin’s Americanism and Government Scholarship test is comprised of 50 questions, a short essay and $11,000 in awards.
Since 1952, The American Legion in Allegheny County ‘has been celebrating and recognizing the excellence of high school students.’
When nearly 3,000 Iowa National Guardsmen were deployed, the state’s American Legion Family stepped up for the servicemembers and their loved ones.
Post 16 in Crisfield, Md., has taken an active role in helping three sons achieve their dreams of attending U.S. service academies.
The Legion’s ‘April is Children & Youth Month’ brochure outlines ways Legion family members can support youth in their community.
The Legion’s new comic book, “Bridging the Gap,” educates children on how to recognize, prevent and stop bullying.
The Legion’s new Military Commitment Certificate of Commendation honors high school graduates who choose to serve their country.
A background check screening for staff and volunteers involved in American Legion national youth programs will become effective Jan. 1, 2013.
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American Legion Child Welfare Foundation provides funding to other nonprofit organizations to educate the public about the special needs of children.