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ALWS Day 3: Medford clinches semifinal spot

ALWS Day 3: Medford clinches semifinal spot

Medford, Ore., finishes 3-0 in pool play; New Orleans moves to 2-0, while two-time defending champ Brooklawn, N.J., bounces back in a big way.

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ALWS Day 2: Hess sparks New Orleans win

ALWS Day 2: Hess sparks New Orleans win

Retif Oil right fielder shines in the field, at the plate in leading his team to opening win.

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Deafness doesn't slow down S.C. sparkplug

Deafness doesn't slow down S.C. sparkplug

Born deaf, Chapin-Newberry Post 193's Danton Hyman is a leader on and off the field for his squad.

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ALWS Day 1: Medford knocks off defending champs

ALWS Day 1: Medford knocks off defending champs

Oregon Post 15 pitcher Jordan Ragan's gutty effort leads squad past Brooklawn (N.J.) Post 72; Michigan, Hawaii also pick up wins.

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Back where he belongs

Back where he belongs

Longtime World Series PA announcer Dick Jonckowski has returned to Shelby after missing last year because of cancer.

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Rising from the Dust Bowl

Rising from the Dust Bowl

Historic Legion post gave World War I veterans a home and an Oklahoma town a storied legacy.

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Legion seminar will boost vets from 'Boots to Business'

Legion seminar will boost vets from 'Boots to Business'

Legion's Veterans Employment & Education Division to host free veteran entrepreneurship event at national convention in Baltimore.

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Keeping an eye on his former team

Keeping an eye on his former team

Former Legion Baseball player Brian Duensing, now with the Minnesota Twins, is a big supporter of Omaha (Neb.) 52’s Patriots Post 374.

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All-women post re-emerges in Colorado

All-women post re-emerges in Colorado

Post 206, chartered in 1957, is back helping veterans, building camraderie and connecting those from the World War II generation to the post-9/11 generation.

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Distress Signals

Distress Signals

The recently released National Military Strategy publication illustrates the United States' eroding comparitive military advantage.

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Plenty of pedigree in ALWS field

Plenty of pedigree in ALWS field

Teams in American Legion World Series have combined for six national titles, four runner-up finishes.

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Brooklawn eyeing ALWS history

Brooklawn eyeing ALWS history

New Jersey team has won previous two American Legion World Series titles; no team has ever captured a threepeat.

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Graham to Legion: Your voice matters

Graham to Legion: Your voice matters

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham addresses national security, veterans issues to two Legion groups during stop in North Carolina.

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A permanent tribute

A permanent tribute

Statue unveiled at Keeter Stadium in Shelby honoring longtime National Executive Committeeman Jerry Hedrick.

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FODPAL's home at National Headquarters

FODPAL's home at National Headquarters

Room in Indianapolis building the designated spot for FODPAL meetings.

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Dues increase recommended to keep programs strong

Dues increase recommended to keep programs strong

An increase of $5 per year needed to fulfill Legion’s mission to assist veterans, troops, youth and those coming home from war.

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2015 Legion World Series field set

2015 Legion World Series field set

Among the eight teams include defending champions Brooklawn, N.J., Post 72; 2014 runner-up Midland, Mich., Post 165; 2012 champions New Orleans Post 125; and Waipahu, Hawaii, for their fourth appearance in Shelby, N.C.

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'It's personal'

'It's personal'

Leading Candidate for 2015-2016 National Commander Dale Barnett chooses National Emergency Fund as his fundraising focus.

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'The American Legion changes lives'

'The American Legion changes lives'

Harold Barnett, the leading candidate for 2015-2016 national commander, urges membership workshop attendees to share his story when talking about the organization.

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Commander: Membership growth makes Legion’s voice louder

Commander: Membership growth makes Legion’s voice louder

National Membership Workshop attendees focus on membership growth and promoting the Legion's programs and advocacy efforts.

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VA benefits beyond the basic programs

VA benefits you may not know about.

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Promote Legion programs, benefits on military installations

Promote Legion programs, benefits on military installations

A new Legion publication helps departments, districts and posts gain access to military installations to help servicemembers transition from military to civilian life.

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New mobile service company offers discount to Legionnaires

New mobile service company offers discount to Legionnaires

Defense Mobile is offering a 10 percent discount to current Legion members and those who join in the future.

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Membership workshop set for this weekend

Membership workshop set for this weekend

National Commander Michael D. Helm, others to address membership with 100s of Legionnaires from throughout the organization.

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Scouts' cross-country bike ride nets $11,000 for OCW

Scouts' cross-country bike ride nets $11,000 for OCW

Bike Trip America breaks $10,000 goal for Operation Comfort Warriors with donations from Post 215 in LaGrange, Ind.

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Follow regionals, World Series on Legion Baseball app

Follow regionals, World Series on Legion Baseball app

The free app allows fans to follow scores, video highlights and more of the regional tournaments and World Series.

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64 Legion teams compete for World Series spots

64 Legion teams compete for World Series spots

American Legion Baseball regional tournaments begin Aug. 5; one team from each region will advance to the World Series in Shelby, N.C., Aug. 13-18.

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Full Legacy Run route online

Full Legacy Run route online

Stops on this year's ride include Gettysburg, the Flight 93 Memorial and wreath-laying ceremonies.

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Legion to Congress: Fully fund homeless veteran programs

Legion to Congress: Fully fund homeless veteran programs

In efforts to meet the VA's goal to eliminate veteran homelessness by the end of 2015, stakeholders must continue to work together an invest in programs, said recent Legion testimony before Congress.

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Legion applauds passage of veteran small business legislation

The Veterans Entrepreneurship Act affords recently discharged servicemembers and other veterans opportunities to start new businesses and create more jobs.

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