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'These people did fight back'

'These people did fight back'

Gulf War vet vows to build lasting memorial to Flight 93 victims.

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Legionnaire found miracle in Flight 93 debris

Legionnaire found miracle in Flight 93 debris

Going through the crash site, the volunteer fireman found a symbol of hope on the smoldering field.

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RecruitMilitary job event, Pittsburgh

RecruitMilitary job event, Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh RecruitMilitary event welcomed 136 veterans, spouses and family members, as well as 45 exhibitors.

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DHS to conduct job and hiring fair

DHS to conduct job and hiring fair

The Department of Homeland Security will invite military personnel, Sept. 25, to the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Va.

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Deadline for stop-loss payments nearing

Deadline for stop-loss payments nearing

U.S. servicemembers kept on duty past their original discharge date following Sept. 11, 2001, have until Oct. 21 to apply for retroactive pay.

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History contest entries due Sept. 15

History contest entries due Sept. 15

Awards for The American Legion's National Post History Contest will be decided during Fall Meetings, Oct. 11-14.

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Legion lauds Buyer

Legion lauds Buyer

Past National Commander Clarence E. Hill expressed deep appreciation for Rep. Steve Buyer, R-Ind., who spoke at the organization's 92nd National Convention in Milwaukee.

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Veteran businesses threatened

Veteran businesses threatened

The federal government is taking contracting jobs out of the private sector and making them government jobs, and the Legion says that is a problem.

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Serving America's veterans every day

Serving  America's veterans every day

New commander shares his vision and values in acceptance speech at 92nd National Convention.

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Foster first Alaska national commander

Foster first Alaska national commander

Jimmie Foster is The American Legion's first national commander from Alaska.

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The focus this year: SAVED

The focus this year: SAVED

Newly elected National Commander Jimmie Foster wants Legionnaires to 'take care of veterans in any way possible.'

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'Lucky 7' pin incentive program

'Lucky 7' pin incentive program

During the 2010-2011 membership year, National Commander Jimmie Foster will award his National Commander pin to any Legion family member who signs up at least two new members and renews five current members into The American Legion.

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Montagnards honor Legion for support

Montagnards honor Legion for support

Legion receives Freedom Fighter Award before passing resolution to protect indigenous Vietnam War allies.

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Mixing the old with the new

Mixing the old with the new

National Recruiter of the Year embraces new technology but still believes the best way to bring in new members is just to ask.

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Serving America’s Veterans Every Day

New commander shares his vision and values in acceptance speech at 92nd National Convention.

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Hill praises VA's Agent Orange decision

Hill praises VA's Agent Orange decision

New VA regulation adds three health conditions to the list of those presumed to have been caused by exposure to the toxic defoliant Agent Orange during the Vietnam War.

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Filner: Don't repeat Vietnam mistakes

Filner: Don't repeat Vietnam mistakes

Chairman of House Committee on Veterans' Affairs tells Legion nation is ‘paying a horrible price' for treatment of Vietnam veterans.

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Pelosi draws on Ike's vision

Pelosi draws on Ike's vision

House Speaker says infrastructure overhaul can put veterans to work and strengthen America.

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Caring for airmen is the 'bottom line'

Caring for airmen is the 'bottom line'

Air Force Secretary Michael Donley renews commitment to airmen and families while addressing The American Legion's National Convention.

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How to write your LinkedIn profile

How to write your LinkedIn profile

Learn how to take advantage of one of the most useful online networking tools.

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The message behind the new media

Changes are happening fast in the way we express The American Legion story and share it with others.

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Military Monikers

In a world of uniformity and discipline, a nickname can ease the stress, break the tedium and, of course, stick with you for life.

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Tying a 'Yellow Ribbon' around the world

With one song, Tony Orlando delivered a message of hope that has become a global anthem.

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Homeless in Milwaukee

Homeless in Milwaukee

Legion leaders tour facility that helps veterans on the road to permanent housing.

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Shinseki: Backlog will end this year

Shinseki: Backlog will end this year

VA secretary tells Legion his agency's massive backlog of undecided benefits claims is one of his top three priorities for 2011.

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Patriot Award honors three recipients

Patriot Award honors three recipients

A National Guardsman who went beyond the call of duty and two NYC street vendors who helped expose the ‘Times Square Bomb' receive the prestigious award.

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Boy Scouts given highest Legion honor

Boy Scouts given highest Legion honor

The Boy Scouts of America join Henry Ford, Douglas MacArthur and Bob Hope as recipients of The American Legion's Distinguished Service Medal.

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Gates: The 'right strategy in Afghanistan'

Gates: The 'right strategy in Afghanistan'

DoD secretary tells Legionnaires that goals are achievable against a cruel adversary.

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Patriot Award recipients reflect on recognitions

Patriot Award recipients reflect on recognitions

Duane Jackson and Lance Orton, two vigilant NYC street vendors, and Maj. David Howell, a caring National Guardsman, discuss being honored at National Convention.

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Minority Leader warns against complacency

Minority Leader warns against complacency

Boehner reminds Legionnaires that America is still a nation at war with terrorists.

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