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Legion wraps up 'System' site visits

Legion wraps up 'System' site visits

46 VA medical centers visited during 2011; information will be compiled and distributed to president, Congress, VA officials and Legionnaires.

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VA's PTS phone app still available

VA's PTS phone app still available

Veterans dealing with post traumatic stress can turn to their smart phones for help in dealing with their symptoms.

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VA seeking personal crisis stories

VA seeking personal crisis stories

Through The American Legion, veterans who have used the Veterans Crisis suicide-prevention line can help fellow veterans facing same issues.

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Legion gets up-close look at WRIISC

Legion gets up-close look at WRIISC

War Related Injury and Illness Study Centers established to conduct research on veterans from any era or conflict.

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Commander: 'Time to begin the recovery'

Commander: 'Time to begin the recovery'

Legion applauds mission success in Afghanistan, stands ready to welcome troops home after president’s announcement.

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Lone Marine Rolling Thunder

Lone Marine Rolling Thunder

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Legion participating in first VOWS conference

Legion participating in first VOWS conference

Organization joins "Veterans on Wall Street" job fair, a which will feature more than 100 vendors, employers and VSOs.

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Health Care Center debuts on website

Health Care Center debuts on website

New section will focus on key issues in veterans health care, as well as updates on the Legion's System Worth Saving program.

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Legion wants VA to manage Arlington

Legion wants VA to manage Arlington

Organization calls for Army to be relieved of Arlington National Cemetery management.

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Homeless vets sue over medical center

Homeless vets sue over medical center

Property donated in West Los Angeles on the promise it only be ysed for veterans now leased out for other purposes

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Today is PTSD Awareness Day

Today is PTSD Awareness Day

Legionnaires encouraged to increase awareness of PTSD and its devastating effects.

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Spirit of Service: Boys and Girls State

Governor Markell talks about Boys and Girls State

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ESPN3 to show entire Legion World Series

ESPN3 to show entire Legion World Series

In addition to broadcasting all the games, ESPN's live sports broadband network will also deliver coverage of events associated with World Series.

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Macy's to offer convention savings pass

Macy's to offer convention savings pass

Convention attendees showing their American Legion badge will receive a pass for 10 percent off purchases for three days.

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Legion has strong presence at VOWS event

Legion has strong presence at VOWS event

Representatives from organization's D.C. office attend veterans hiring fair and career workshop in New York City, aboard the USS Intrepid.

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Military families honored in Indiana

Sixth Annual Blue Star Salute draws thousands to Stout Field for an afternoon of activities and recognition.

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2011 Legacy Run goal: $450,000

2011 Legacy Run goal: $450,000

Registration remains ongoing for motorcycle ride that has raised more than $2 million for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund.

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To Shed One's Sickness

To Shed One's Sickness

Literary journal helps Eastern Kentucky veteran students adjust to lives after war

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Patriotic concert set for re-broadcast

Patriotic concert set for re-broadcast

Medical Musical Group's Memorial Day concert will air on Fox Business Channel on July 3.

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Legacy Run Ride Guide available

Legacy Run Ride Guide available

Booklet containing info on 2011 ride - including route, safety information and ‘posse up' locations - can be downloaded in Word format.

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Legion supports religious charge against VA

Legion supports religious charge against VA

The Legion is in support of legal action that alleges unlawful religious discrimination against America's veterans buried at the Houston National Cemetery.

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Legion honors Mongolian war heroes

Legion honors Mongolian war heroes

Pair who saved lives of many Operation Iraqi Freedom coalition troops tours Washington office.

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'A very sad and traumatic time'

'A very sad and traumatic time'

On April 29, 1975, Thuy Pyo and her mother, Kim Nguyen, were evacuated by helicopter from Saigon during the chaos surrounding the end of the Vietnam War.

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Legion outraged by many for-profit schools

Legion outraged by many for-profit schools

The American Legion is expressing concern over repeated revelations of the alleged victimization of student veterans.

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VA begins making caregiver payments

VA begins making caregiver payments

More than $430,000 in stipend payments will be sent out this month to 176 families.

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MLB scouts evaluate Legion players

MLB scouts evaluate Legion players

51 American Legion Baseball players in Arkansas take part in two-day Under Armour and Baseball Factory Showcase.

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White House changes condolences policy

White House changes condolences policy

President Obama alters longstanding policy to include sending letters to next of kin of servicemembers who commit suicide in theater of operation.

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Legion delivering testimony to House

Legion delivering testimony to House

American Legion Legislative Division staff will testify in front of House Committee on Veterans' Affairs subcommittees on economic opportunities, veterans legislation.

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Legion survey reveals VA claims frustration

Legion survey reveals VA claims frustration

Eighty-five percent say VA regional offices are inefficient and slow; 54 percent say they intend to appeal claims decisions.

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Wounded warriors on epic Normandy ride

Wounded warriors on epic Normandy ride

130 injured veterans, along with their families and supporters, are on Ride 2 Recovery trip around historic World War II landmarks.

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