Day four of Boys Nation enables the senators to see awe-inspiring sites: Arlington National Cemetery, Tomb of the Unknowns and Iwo Jima Memorial.
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National commander calls upon Justice Department officials to vigorously prosecute any American who knowingly leaks classified information.
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PNC Joe Matthews is remembered by fellow Legionnaires for his years of dedication to the organization.
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Senators venture off campus for their first field trip to Maryland Greenbelt Post 136 and the National Mall.
Day two of Boys Nation consists of the senators completing orientation, holding party conventions and electing senate offices.
Friday, July 23, marked the start of the 64th American Legion Boys Nation program, where 98 Boys State representatives arrived in Washington, D.C.
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The American Legion wants VA to recruit more staffers for its polytrauma centers.
Thousands of Scouts from across the country will gather to enrich their lives, reinforce Scouting skills, learn leadership and teamwork, and of course, have fun.
Visiting The American Legion on a mobile phone becomes easier this week.
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Money to fund three new research projects that focus on testing or developing new treatments for illnesses affecting veterans who served in the Gulf War from 1990-1991.
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At Fort Lewis and Brooke Army Medical Center, the Legion will employ service officers to help with the often-bureaucratic process of being medically discharged.
Two representatives selected from each of the 49 Boys States will convene in Washington, D.C., July 23-30 for Boys Nation.
Texas native served as American Legion national commander from 1972 to 1973.
Fletcher Post 306 opens its doors to community following massive ice storms last winter.
After almost a decade of intense combat, the Pentagon needs to replenish its arsenal, a costly initiative. But Defense Secretary Robert Gates wants to cut "around $10 billion" in defense spending and more thereafter.
An American Legion Baseball team in Kentucky shows support for a former player by wearing a 3rd Battalion 8th Marines patch on their uniform.
Brake problems lead to another 20th-place finish for the 76 Freedom Car.
Jerick Johnson to compete in short-track ARCA race at Mansfield Motorsports Park on Saturday.
Legion deputy director delivers recommendations for enhanced suicide-prevention efforts for DoD, VA, during congressional subcommittee hearing.
Free, customized membership recruitment poster now available online for posts to download.
Testifying before the House, the Legion’s Joe Sharpe outlined ways that veteran-owned small businesses can fare better in today’s tough economic times.
Updated page provides information on discount programs for products, services such as travel, health care, personal finance and computers.
Commander Hill has a busy schedule during his visit to Kuwait. Get the details of his trip from the Clarence Hill blog site.
Director of the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division says more training, oversight needed at VA facilities to avoid St. Louis failures.
Legion’s deputy director of the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division argues that PTSD veterans should be granted disability.
Streamlined claims process published in Federal Register, go into effect Tuesday.
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Severely Injured Veterans Benefit Improvement Act of 2009, Fair Access to Veterans Benefits Act among legislation covered.
VA&R, Public Relations staff collaborate on ways to enhance outreach efforts through radio, television PSAs.
Poor handling hampers effort, but Jerick Johnson, crew able to finish ahead of starting spot in Prairie Meadows 200.
New Web site feature includes an archive of past winners dated back to 1921.