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Washington Conference 2010 schedule

Washington Conference 2010 schedule

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Petzel sworn in as VA's health under secretary

Petzel sworn in as VA's health under secretary

Longtime VA employee brings decades of service in health-care industry to position.

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'A Pledge to Service'

'A Pledge to Service'

New video targeting younger generation of veterans soon available through National Headquarters.

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Battle of the Bulge routes retraced

Battle of the Bulge routes retraced

Twenty-three-kilometer march in Belgium pays tribute to one of World War II's bloodiest - and most significant - engagements.

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Freedom Car falters at Daytona

Freedom Car falters at Daytona

Daytona International Speedway was not so kind to driver Jerick Johnson and The American Legion/David Law Firm 76 Freedom Car.

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DSO school kicks off Tuesday

DSO school kicks off Tuesday

Four-day training session includes new focus on women veterans issues.

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Still making a difference after 50 years in D.C.

Still making a difference after 50 years in D.C.

National commander's 1960 vision for a more unified voice in the nation's capital launched a lasting series of high-profile Legion gatherings.

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Using Thomas: An easy guide

Using Thomas: An easy guide

New how-to section makes it easier to navigate through Library of Congress site.

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Federal employment for vets goal of council

Federal employment for vets goal of council

The Interagency Council on Veterans Employment discussed ways of expanding the participation of veterans in the nation's federal workforce.

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Hill to DoD: Fix the gear

Hill to DoD: Fix the gear

Reports that soldiers are being sent to combat with deficient gear and lack of training are "completely unacceptable."

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A Soldier's Wish: Part III

A Soldier's Wish: Part III

The Easter Phone Call

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TRICARE program for gray area reservists on the way

TRICARE program for gray area reservists on the way

New provision will allow certain members of the Retired Reserve who are not yet age 60 to purchase TRICARE Standard (and Extra) coverage.

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2010 Legacy Run registration underway

2010 Legacy Run registration underway

A goal of $450,000 has been set for the 2010 run.

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Troop supporter guest at commander's banquet

Troop supporter guest at commander's banquet

Country music star Aaron Tippin has made several trips to Afghanistan and Iraq.

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2009 Boys Nation yearbook available

2009 Boys Nation yearbook available

Publication follows 98 young men through "a week that shapes a lifetime."

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Commentary: The Spirit of Giving

Commentary: The Spirit of Giving

The generosity of a Legionnaire allows Operation Comfort Warriors to reach its goal.

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A Soldier's Wish, Part 4

A Soldier's Wish, Part 4

Soldier Brendan Marrocco had just one wish after a bomb destroyed both of his legs and both of his arms: to stand and salute his unit after its return from deployment. See how he did it.

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'A smile and a laugh'

'A smile and a laugh'

Legacy fund spokesman Michael Peterson is entertaining troops in Iraq during the holidays.

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Rediscover the small‑business formula

Rediscover the small‑business formula

Business, all business, must adhere to a fundamental basic formula: money in – money out = profit.

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Stress relief in criminal courts

Stress relief in criminal courts

More courts are taking PTSD and TBI into consideration when deciding the cases of veterans who have broken the law.

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Homeless veterans not forgotten

Homeless veterans not forgotten

Post 4 in Pocatello, Idaho, combines with other organizations to bring Christmas gifts to two veterans facilities.

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Passing on history

Passing on history

For four decades, Verna B. Grimm built up The American Legion Library, chronicling the events of the day for future generations of Legionnaires.

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Online registration under way for Baseball

Online registration under way for Baseball

New process will tighten administrative communication efforts and lead to additional value for players and fans.

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Health budget 'football' to end soon

Health budget 'football' to end soon

A senior VA budget executive sees no significant challenges ahead in implementing advance funding of VA health-care budgets.

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The bottom line in writing résumés

The bottom line in writing résumés

Consider the following tips when writing a résumé.

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New Year, Old Problems

New Year, Old Problems

Developments coming down the pike in 2010 could be both a blessing and a curse.

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Christmas in Afghanistan

Christmas in Afghanistan

More items through the Legion's COP Keating relief effort have made their way to the soldiers' hands.

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Opening their doors

Opening their doors

Several American Legion posts and other venues have expressed a desire to host functions during the 2010 National Convention in Milwaukee.

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VA releases official GI Bill numbers

VA releases official GI Bill numbers

After the fall semester, VA released a report giving a number for college students using the GI Bill. It also addresses the claims process that has created backlogs.

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Membership the topic of discussion

Membership the topic of discussion

National Membership & Post Activities Committee meeting in Indianapolis on Friday.

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