A three-day revitalization effort in upper New York brought in 50 members to a post in need of active members.
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Legion will provide service officers to the base three days a week, starting in June.
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Indiana Legionnaire uses his passion for fishing to get the word out about services available for veterans transitioning into civilian life.
While America has been suffering through an unprecedented crisis in housing loan defaults, the VA Home Loan Guaranty Program has remained in good shape.
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The American Legion and Baseball Factory partner for a one-day event in August that will give high school players guidance on playing college baseball and help coaches fill empty spots on their rosters.
Electronic claims processing, Post 9-11 GI Bill enrollment problems among issues discussed during quarterly meeting.
Legion written testimony for two House subcommittees offers that VA, DoD ‘are lagging' in efforts to address the issue.
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Park employees remove new cross because it violates the law; search continues for original cross.
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The 2010 American Legion Baseball regional tournaments will be held in eight cities across the United States from August 5-9.
Online social networking sites are popular with today's youth, and even more so with sex offenders. But there are ways parents can keep children safe.
The American Legion testified in Congress on May 19 on several pieces of pending legislation that would affect veterans if signed into law.
In letters to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader John Boehner, National Commander Clarence Hill said the Legion opposes repealing ‘don't ask, don't tell'.
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On May 18, the Department of Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation received an update on Compensation and Pension activities.
Applications for the Samsung American Legion Scholarship must be submitted upon participants' arrival to their 2010 Boys State or Girls State programs.
Iraq veterans produce GI Film Festival winner on bloody Korean War battle.
New presumptive Agent Orange conditions, PTSD stressors among the issues discussed during recent VSO forum.
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Practicing what they preach - helping to make a real difference in veterans' lives - Legionnaires logged nearly one million hours volunteering at VA facilities in 2009.
At Legion Post 147 in James Island, S.C., a Purple Heart citation for one of the original "Band of Brothers" was returned to the family of the man who earned it.
The National Executive Committee of The American Legion has passed a resolution to establish a national partnership with VeteransPlus, a non-profit financial education and counseling company.
At long last, a Purple Heart citation for a member of the original "Band of Brothers" is returning to the family of the man who earned it.
American Legion-award-winning event celebrates military service on the silver screen.
America has untapped oil reserves, but it's a matter of taking advantage of them to decrease foreign oil imports.
Legion Assistant Director Jacob Gadd meets with Steve Muro, acting under secretary for Memorial Affairs, to discuss National Cemetery Administration.
Awarding medals to U.S. troops holding fire in a war zone will ultimately cost lives, national commander says.
May is a busy month for The American Legion's Economic Division, which will send its members to testify before Congress on behalf of veterans five times in a seven-day period this month.
DoD and other federal agencies will co-sponsor the annual National Veteran Small Business Conference, a July event that gives valuable opportunities to veteran-owned small businesses.
Downloadable versions of every resolution passed by National Executive Committee during Spring Meetings now available.
Legion blogger Mark Seavey follows the competition and talks with the father of one of the competitors. Both are Legionnaires.
Economic director tells House subcommittee that several federal agencies aren't living up to the law.
American Legion New Media Manager Mark Seavey will be blogging from the games at the Burn Pit.