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.
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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 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.
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.
New presumptive Agent Orange conditions, PTSD stressors among the issues discussed during recent VSO forum.
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Iraq veterans produce GI Film Festival winner on bloody Korean War battle.
Applications for the Samsung American Legion Scholarship must be submitted upon participants' arrival to their 2010 Boys State or Girls State programs.
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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.
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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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The American Legion testified in Congress on May 19 on several pieces of pending legislation that would affect veterans if signed into law.
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 2010 American Legion Baseball regional tournaments will be held in eight cities across the United States from August 5-9.
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Park employees remove new cross because it violates the law; search continues for original cross.
Legion written testimony for two House subcommittees offers that VA, DoD ‘are lagging' in efforts to address the issue.
Electronic claims processing, Post 9-11 GI Bill enrollment problems among issues discussed during quarterly meeting.
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.
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Members are encouraged to use document as a guide tapered to whatever best relates the Legion to the audience.
While America has been suffering through an unprecedented crisis in housing loan defaults, the VA Home Loan Guaranty Program has remained in good shape.
Indiana Legionnaire uses his passion for fishing to get the word out about services available for veterans transitioning into civilian life.
Legion will provide service officers to the base three days a week, starting in June.
A three-day revitalization effort in upper New York brought in 50 members to a post in need of active members.
American Legion/David Law Firm 76 Freedom Car records first top-10 finish in ARCA race this season.
In a letter to the commander-in-chief, national commander says the current policy 'has served the U.S. military well.'
During live coverage of the National Memorial Day parade, The American Legion and Military Channel will launch "American Heroes" vignettes honoring those who served in Iraq, Afghanistan.
A wager earned Jeff Kent a successful 17 years in the major leagues and a sports commentator role for the American Legion Baseball World Series.
The goal is to reach 20,000 fans of The American Legion Online Update's Facebook page by the national convention.
National commander urges members to join Pentagon chiefs and demand Congress not pre-empt Don't Ask Don't Tell study.
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Florida post's efforts to restore military monument sidetracked, but not stopped, by vandals.
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American Overseas Memorial Day Association keeps the flame of honor alive, though generations are passing.
Legion joins VSOs in pondering solutions for jobless veterans at House roundtable.