Day two of Boys Nation consists of the senators completing orientation, holding party conventions and electing senate offices.
Read story - 0 comments
Senators venture off campus for their first field trip to Maryland Greenbelt Post 136 and the National Mall.
PNC Joe Matthews is remembered by fellow Legionnaires for his years of dedication to the organization.
National commander calls upon Justice Department officials to vigorously prosecute any American who knowingly leaks classified information.
Read story - 4 comments
Day four of Boys Nation enables the senators to see awe-inspiring sites: Arlington National Cemetery, Tomb of the Unknowns and Iwo Jima Memorial.
Read story - 1 comment
Army Small Business Director Tracey Pinson honored with a commemorative plaque in Las Vegas by The American Legion and its Business Task Force.
Legion, other VSOs meet with Sen. John Warner, Corporation for National and Community Service to discuss ways to improve volunteer opportunities.
House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs conducts hearing attended by VA&R Deputy Director Jacob Gadd
Oct. 21 is the date that applications for retroactive stop-loss payments must be filed with DoD.
Program proposes alternate method of rating veterans with musculoskeletal conditions.
Avon Park, Fla., teen voted president; vice president hails from North Little Rock, Ark.
Hill's presence at National Jamboree reinforces long-standing support of Scouting by The American Legion.
National Commander Clarence Hill: The U.S. government has an obligation to fix what is a broken immigration policy.
Read story - 38 comments
RecruitMilitary, in conjunction with The American Legion, routinely holds career and business Opportunity Expos for veterans and their families.
Day 6 includes president, vice president inauguration; tune in to Legion.org now for live webcast of closing Senate session.
Speaking at the National Scout Jamboree, Secretary of Defense credits Scouting for creating men who ‘built this country.'
VA says it will award nearly $1 billion in IT contracts annually to veteran-owned small businesses during the next five years.
A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the DVD will benefit Legacy fund, Child Welfare Foundation and NEF.
Commander's appearance for D-Day anniversary commemorations captured in mini-documentary.
Run departs Indianapolis Aug. 22 with a goal of raising $450,000 for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship fund.
State Department's Diplomatic Reception Rooms serve as setting for Legion gathering during annual Washington Conference.
It's time to protect our flag from physical desecration, and you can help just by picking up the phone.
Read story - 2 comments
Across the nation, Americans will take time on Flag Day to recite the Pledge of Allegiance.
Read story - 3 comments
Hill praises Army Secretary John McHugh for ‘decisive action' following report of mismanagement at Arlington National Cemetery.
Legion joins other organizations in sending letter to the White House, asking Obama to intervene on behalf of the cross.
Read story - 10 comments
Since 1935, more than a million high school boys have attended The American Legion Boys State program to experience a week that can change a lifetime.
Jerick Johnson currently ranks fourth in rookie points and holds first place in the Hard Charger category.
It's been 66 years since D-Day, but a day doesn't pass when the soldiers are forgotten - especially two of them.
D.C. office staffers provide information on VA benefits during day set aside to honor, help combat veterans and active-duty military personnel who served in Iraq or Afghanistan.
The American Legion told Congress on Tuesday that 'there are clearly areas for improvement' in the way VBA processes disability claims for veterans.