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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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Freedom Car running in Pittsburgh

Freedom Car running in Pittsburgh

Jerick Johnson will drive The American Legion/David Law Firm 76 Freedom Car in Steel City 100.

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Chicago American Legion post gets facelift

Chicago American Legion post gets facelift

Work done by fix-it-up show ‘Down & Dirty' provides a ‘heart beat' to Franklin Delano Post 938's memorial wall.

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Legion: Appeal Ninth Circuit ruling on DADT

Legion: Appeal Ninth Circuit ruling on DADT

National commander calls on Justice Department to appeal decision ending ‘Don't Ask, Don't Tell,' citing a ‘lack of consistency and expertise' by the courts.

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VA reaching out to women veterans

VA reaching out to women veterans

Department calling on women veterans to share their experiences using the VA health-care system.

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Fourth Estate winners announced

Fourth Estate winners announced

The American Legion Fourth Estate Award recognizes one broadcast station and two newspapers for outstanding achievement in journalism.

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Samsung scholarship applications available

Samsung scholarship applications available

The Samsung American Legion Scholarship is available for high school juniors who are direct descendants of a Korean War veteran and involved in Boys State or Girls State.

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House moves to cut 'widow tax'

House moves to cut 'widow tax'

The House Armed Services Committee is cutting the ‘widow’s tax’ on the spouses of deceased servicemembers and military retirees.

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Legion attends seamless transition hearing

Legion attends seamless transition hearing

Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee hears from DoD, VA officials about efforts to provide easier move from one department to the other for wounded servicemembers.

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Pittsburgh job fair reaches 200 veterans

Pittsburgh job fair reaches 200 veterans

Representatives from the Legion’s Pennsylvania department help coordinate a successful VA career expo.

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Legion 'hams' organize

Legion 'hams' organize

New radio club designed to attract licensed amateur radio operators.

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Home equity sometimes better left untapped

Home equity sometimes better left untapped

Getting a home equity loan can potentially put the roof over your head in peril.

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A day of remembrance

A day of remembrance

National Commander Foster in Illinois to help commemorate Armed Forces Day.

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Bringing a veteran's perspective to the table

Bringing a veteran's perspective to the table

Past National Commander David K. Rehbein discusses the Recovering Warrior Task Force’s 4-year mission.

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Run-walk for homeless vets set for June 2

Run-walk for homeless vets set for June 2

Military supporters everywhere are encouraged to participate in 2-kilometer event that aims raise awareness for homeless veterans.

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Legion World Series tickets on sale now

Legion World Series tickets on sale now

Tickets for the upcoming American Legion World Series, Aug. 12-16, are just a click away; visit Facebook for stadium construction updates.

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