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2015 POW coin available as fundraiser

2015 POW coin available as fundraiser

More than $31,000 raised by chapters last year.

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Registration open for D.C. employment workshops, career fair

Registration open for D.C. employment workshops, career fair

The American Legion’s Veterans Employment & Education Division is hosting a series of free events tailored to assist veterans and spouses pursuing employment in the civilian sector.

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Legion reviewing military compensation, benefits recommendations

Legion reviewing military compensation, benefits recommendations

The American Legion is currently reviewing the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission's comprehensive report.

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FODPAL Legion represented at stateside Girls State

FODPAL Legion represented at stateside Girls State

Kaiserslautern post, Department of France Auxiliary send girl to Maryland.

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Honor and remembrance e-newsletter debuts

Honor and remembrance e-newsletter debuts

E-newsletter features news stories, personal memories, videos and photo galleries that pay tribute to servicemembers from World War I to current era.

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Second chances for Jihadists must stop

Second chances for Jihadists must stop

Freeing terrorists and closing Guantanamo is a terrible idea.

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Veterans urged to show up for VES exams

Veterans urged to show up for VES exams

Veterans Evaluation Services has been contracted by the Department of Veterans Affairs to perform Compensation & Pension exams.

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Getting perspective on the transition process

Getting perspective on the transition process

Legion's Verna Jones joins Marcus Luttrell, former U.S. chief intelligence officer Gen. "Spider" Marks on University of Phoenix panel focused on transition from military to civilian life.

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2015 Legacy Run online registration underway

2015 Legacy Run online registration underway

Registration will continue through August for motorcycle ride that raises funds for children of fallen U.S. servicemembers.

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'Pathways to military student success'

'Pathways to military student success'

Legion provides subject-matter expertise on military licensing and credentialing at the Council of College and Military Educators' annual symposium.

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Original Iwo Jima mold stands tall in Texas

Original Iwo Jima mold stands tall in Texas

The city of Harlingen, Texas, will pay tribute to the flag-raisers for the 70th anniversary of the event.

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Gold Brigade spotlight: Ken Teunissen of South Dakota

Gold Brigade spotlight: Ken Teunissen of South Dakota

Teunissen of Post 15 in Sioux Falls, S.D., recruited 318 new members into the Legion in 2014.

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Eligibility for special monthly compensation

Am I eligible for a special monthly compensation?

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Credentialing the Military

Credentialing the Military

Legion summit aims to enhance professional skills in the Armed Services.

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The Smokejumpers

The nation’s first all-black parachute infantry battalion took on dangerous firefighting missions in the final months of World War II.

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Credentialing Crunch

Despite American Legion-led inroads, a web of state laws continues to hold up smooth military-to-civilian career transitions.

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4x4: A time for Legion Family values

Our family is everywhere because we need to be everywhere.

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More than a story

Acquaint, or reacquaint, yourself with the The Chapel of Four Chaplains.

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Eddie Haskell goes to jail

Mention the name Eddie Haskell, and most people naturally think of the two-faced, conniving character from the classic TV show “Leave it to Beaver.” But his portrayer is actually a huge supporter of the military and served in uniform himself while on the show.

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I Am The American Legion - Val Nicholas

“All of this effort to help veterans springs from the need to keep that promise to help each other out, and the Legion opened my eyes to a way I can do that.”

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Doolittle Raiders lose another of their own

Doolittle Raiders lose another of their own

Edward Saylor, a Legionnaire, participated in the legendary raid of Tokyo during a critical time in World War II. Only three other Raiders survive.

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Commander Moss plunges for Special Olympics

Commander Moss plunges for Special Olympics

More than 5,300 men and women plunged in the cold Chesapeake Bay to raise money for the Special Olympics of Maryland.

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Remembering the Four Chaplains

Remembering the Four Chaplains

The first Sunday in February is Four Chaplains Sunday.

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The Sidney Center seven

The Sidney Center seven

Seven men from a tiny New York community were claimed by the Vietnam War in 90 days.

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VA redeems itself in West LA

VA redeems itself in West LA

Property leased to private businesses will be used once again to serve veterans.

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70 years later, World War II Purple Heart returns to France

70 years later, World War II Purple Heart returns to France

Medal reunited during patriotic ceremony at Epinal American Cemetery.

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New changes in 2015 Legion Baseball Rule Book

New changes in 2015 Legion Baseball Rule Book

Several new rule changes are included in the book, including clarification to dual participation.

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Monument commission ending flower program

Monument commission ending flower program

American Battlefield Monuments Commission ending Floral Fund Program April 2; orders can still be placed for Memorial Day.

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Legion conducting small-biz workshop

Legion conducting small-biz workshop

Workshop will take place during Washington Conference and is specifically designed for servicemembers, veterans and spouses who own their own businesses or are thinking about starting one.

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Hiring fair, résumé-writing workshop set for D.C.

Hiring fair, résumé-writing workshop set for D.C.

Legion teaming up with Hiring Our Heroes, Easter Seals to conduct employment events during Washington Conference.

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