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Houses for Heroes

An American Legion, Habitat partnership gives veterans a hand up.

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Mission accomplished

A World War II veteran’s overseas grave receives a rare visitor.

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The power of The American Legion family

The American Legion family delivered a message in February. But we didn't speak. We roared.

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A March Through History

Bulge veterans retrace their steps, tell their stories during commemorative march in Belgium.

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We need your votes again

We need your votes again

The American Legion Legacy Scholarship fund is competing for $250,000 Pepsi Refresh Everything grant.

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Failure to comply

Failure to comply

Despite a law passed more than a decade ago, federal contractors are still falling short on using veteran-owned small businesses.

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SGLI premiums to be reduced

SGLI premiums to be reduced

Family monthly premium rates will be reduced for all age groups by an average of 8 percent.

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Sending a message to our servicemembers

Sending a message to our servicemembers

Rep. Ike Skelton comes out strongly in favor of H.R. 5013, the IMPROVE Acquisition Act of 2010.

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Spring means meetings in Indy

Spring means meetings in Indy

Commission and committee members, along with the National Executive Committee, will converge on Indianapolis for a busy five days.

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'You have supplied a smile'

'You have supplied a smile'

Legion makes Operation Comfort Warriors delivery to wounded warriors in Georgia. Pepsi grant bolsters fund.

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JobLink Center wins Economic award

JobLink Center wins Economic award

The Cumberland County JobLink Center in Fayetteville, N.C., has been named by the National Economic Commission as this year's recipient of the Employment Service Local Office of the Year Award.

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APED e-learning course targets coaches

APED e-learning course targets coaches

The Taylor Hooton Foundation hopes to educate thousands of more coaches on appearance and performance-enhancing drugs with its new Hoot's Chalk Talk E-Learning Program.

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Hill praises High Court for cross ruling

Hill praises High Court for cross ruling

Decision allows monument to World War I veterans to stay where it is, at least for now.

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'We feel like justice has been done'

'We feel like justice has been done'

Mojave Desert cross' caretaker, his wife express joy over Supreme Court ruling allowing symbol to remain.

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NEC to decide on permanent Series site

NEC to decide on permanent Series site

During The American Legion's Spring Meetings in May, the National Executive Committee will make a final decision on who will permanently host the Legion World Series.

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4Troops album discounted for Legion

4Troops album discounted for Legion

A quartet of four Army combat veterans, 4Troops is an official vocal group of The American Legion.

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Obama expected to sign VA caregiver bill

Obama expected to sign VA caregiver bill

Female veterans, rural patients and caregiver families are pinpointed for relief in legislation guided by the Legion's priority list.

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National Resource Directory overhauls Web site

National Resource Directory overhauls Web site

The National Resource Directory, a DoD and VA initiative, has redesigned and enhanced its Web site: www.NationalResourceDirectory.gov.

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The Americans on Hell's Highway

The Americans on Hell's Highway

Documentary filmmaker and Legion video contributor adds new chapter to series on the European campaign of World War II.

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ABA Journal honored by Legion

ABA Journal honored by Legion

American Bar Association publication that reveals unregulated dangers in the fishing industry earns Legion's Fourth Estate Award.

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Freedom Car finishes 16th at Talladega

Freedom Car finishes 16th at Talladega

Starting 30th, Jerick Johnson moves The American Legion/David Law Firm 76 Freedom Car steadily up the field.

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Problems with VBA's fiduciary program

Problems with VBA's fiduciary program

Legion representative says work-credit system can be blamed for slow processing of financial-assistance applications.

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Alabama up next for Freedom Car

Alabama up next for Freedom Car

Jerick Johnson will drive in Friday's ARCA 250 at Talladega Superspeedway.

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Bill aims to expand VA care for under-served

Bill aims to expand VA care for under-served

Female veterans, rural patients and caregiver families are pinpointed for relief in legislation guided by the Legion's priority list.

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A Canine's Care

A Canine's Care

Marine corporal Isaiah Schaffer returned from Iraq in 2005 with PTSD so bad he wouldn't leave his apartment. A service dog named Meghan changed his life.

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Legion fights for Post-9/11 GI Bill expansion

Legion fights for Post-9/11 GI Bill expansion

The American Legion's Bob Madden appeared before Congress on Wednesday, testifying on the need for Post-9/11 GI Bill coverage at non-degree granting institutions.

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Allen Corporation wins Economic award

Allen Corporation wins Economic award

The American Legion's National Economic Commission is proud to announce that Allen Corporation of America has won the 2009 Employer of Older Workers award.

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Legacy Run route announced

Legacy Run route announced

The 2010 Legacy Run will leave Indianapolis on Aug. 22 and stop in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota and Wisconsin before ending in Milwaukee.

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Answering the Legion's call to action

Answering the Legion's call to action

Veterans Employment Act of 2010 ‘touches all the bases in addressing key challenges' faced by unemployed veterans.

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Sexual assault prevention discussed

Sexual assault prevention discussed

DoD office currently developing a Defense Sexual Assault Incident Database that it expects to be fully operational in one year.

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