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Legion, USAA co-brand a credit card

Legion, USAA co-brand a credit card

The American Legion and USAA is providing a co-branded credit card to Legionnaires that will help fund Legion programs.

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MLB All-Star tickets open to public

MLB All-Star tickets open to public

Registration for the opportunity to purchase 2011 MLB All-Star tickets is now open to the general public.

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Legion lauds White House families focus

Legion lauds White House families focus

Several government partnerships are designed to expand capacity and quality of military family services.

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Millionaire in the military

Millionaire in the military

Saving $1 million while serving in the military is possible, with the proper planning.

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Support necessary in the workplace

Support necessary in the workplace

Department of Labor policy advisor briefs Legion’s PTS-TBI ad-hoc committee on her agency’s initiatives to help employers understand employees with either condition.

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Four Chaplains memorial services, Feb. 6

Four Chaplains memorial services, Feb. 6

American Legion posts nationwide remember the bravery of four chaplains, who lost their lives when their ship sank in 1943, by hosting a memorial service.

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Women veterans survey deadline today

Women veterans survey deadline today

The results of the online survey will help the Legion improve the delivery of women veterans’ benefits, programs and services.

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Legion's PTS-TBI committee meets in D.C.

Legion's PTS-TBI committee meets in D.C.

Legion staff, volunteers hear from federal agencies, other organizations on current medical treatments and programs for both injuries.

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DoD sponsors 'Hiring Heroes' career fairs

DoD sponsors 'Hiring Heroes' career fairs

This spring and summer, the Defense Department will sponsor nine career fairs for injured servicemembers, veterans and their families.

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Legion opposes proposal to cut VA spending

Legion opposes proposal to cut VA spending

Legion 'steadfastly' against freezing VA health-care spending and cutting veterans disability payments to help reduce federal spending.

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New HVAC chair plans on being thorough

New HVAC chair plans on being thorough

Rep. Jeff Miller, new chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, says an intensive scrutiny of VA is a top priority for his committee.

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New automated system in place for GI Bill

New automated system in place for GI Bill

Department of Veterans Affairs’ new system delivering faster, more accurate payments to veterans using Post-9/11 GI Bill.

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Nurse scholarship applications available

Nurse scholarship applications available

The Eight and Forty Lung and Respiratory Disease Nursing Scholarship is offering $5,000 in aid to registered nurses desiring career advancement.

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Frank Buckles turns 110 today

Frank Buckles turns 110 today

Last living World War I veteran served in the ambulance corps during World War I in France and Germany, evacuatingd wounded soldiers from the battlefield.

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VA launches caregiver support line

VA launches caregiver support line

Phone line will answer questions, listen to concerns and directly link callers to the Caregiver Support Coordinator at their local VA medical center.

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VA streamlines GI Bill benefits processing

VA streamlines GI Bill benefits processing

Processing time for benefits claims has been reduced from 48 to 13 days for new student enrollments.

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Solid advice

Solid advice

USAA certified financial planners will offer guidance on variety of financial issues facing America's veterans, their families.

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4TROOPS earns $12,500 for Legacy Fund

4TROOPS earns $12,500 for Legacy Fund

Musical group donates money to scholarship fund after winning the top prize on the TV game show ‘Don’t Forget the Lyrics.’

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Legion, National Forensic League team up

Legion, National Forensic League team up

Legion's Oratorical Contest and the NFL offer students an opportunity to supplement their experiences in speech and debate.

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Tailgating for the troops

Tailgating for the troops

Football fans raise funds to buy Internet service for Guardsmen in Afghanistan.

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Foster finishes up Far East trip

Foster finishes up Far East trip

National Commander Jimmie Foster and Auxiliary President Carlene Ashworth toured the Orient, personally expressing thanks to U.S. military for their service.

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Pearl Harbor remembered

Pearl Harbor remembered

69 years ago today, a surprise attack launched the United States into World War II. Today, we still remember.

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GI Film Festival accepting 2011 entries

GI Film Festival accepting 2011 entries

Documentaries and narratives sought that “honor the successes and sacrifices of American GIs.”

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Legion to Congress: Remove DADT language

Legion to Congress: Remove DADT language

Letter to Senate Majority Leader, other senators calls for removing all references to repeal in 2011 Defense Authorization Act.

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New Citizens Flag Alliance site launched

New Citizens Flag Alliance site launched

CFA web page features breaking news, how-to guides and a history of the organization and its efforts to protect the U.S. flag from physical desecration.

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Coming together for homeless veterans

Coming together for homeless veterans

American Legion among hundreds of attendees at forum in Washington that highlights ‘best practices’ for VA’s 5-year plan to eradicate the problem.

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Opening your doors to the military

Opening your doors to the military

If your post has a nearby military unit that it works with regularly, sponsoring events and activities for the unit, The American Legion wants to know. Contact us.

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Foster tours JPAC facility

Foster tours JPAC facility

Jimmie Foster got an up-front look at JPAC's unique missions and the recent developments in the POW/MIA identification process.

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Doing what he can for America's military

Doing what he can for America's military

Since 2003, actor Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band have performed for U.S. servicemembers and veterans across the country.

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Legion opposes DREAM Act

Legion opposes DREAM Act

Legion opposes passage of the bill that will provide amnesty to children of illegal immigrants.

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