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Statement from Acting VA Secretary Gibson

Acting Director Sloan Gibson's 1st priority: Get all veterans off waiting lists and into clinics.

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A concert tour to remember

A concert tour to remember

Michigan concert band affiliated with Legion post will mark 70th anniversary of D-Day with European tour.

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Legion: Sgt Bergdahl release good, Gitmo releases bad

Legion: Sgt Bergdahl release good, Gitmo releases bad

National commander welcomes home Bergdahl, expresses concerns with how his release was obtained.

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Membership: Eagle Incentive winners

Membership: Eagle Incentive winners

The Commander Dellinger Eagle Award was awarded to the top department in each Big Twelve category showing the largest percentage of membership growth.

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The Meaning of Normandy

Remembrance is all that matters to the people of tiny Hemevez.

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‘We are not giving up on him’

 A Colorado community and The American Legion rally around the family of an Army veteran lost in last year’s historic floods.

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I Am The American Legion: Richard Brown

It’s so rewarding giving back to the community, to my fellow veterans and seeing the positive changes that we make in The American Legion.”

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The flag’s meaning to our forefathers

"I do not believe that there is a single thing in our flag that does not stand for honor, justice and righteousness, and there will never come a time when there are not some people in America who will not be willing to stand by the flag"

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A Question of Power: The Robust Presidency

Contemporary challenges and a demanding public require a robust presidency.

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A Question of Power: The Imperial Presidency

The United States is at grave risk of embracing an imperial presidency.

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Ask a Service Officer: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma benefits

Q. I am a Vietnam Navy veteran and years ago I was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. I almost missed out on VA benefits because I didn’t know I was eligible. I don’t want other veterans to miss out on benefits. Can you please get the word out?

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Saving the Bladensburg Peace Cross

Saving the Bladensburg Peace Cross

An American Legion war memorial stands in danger of being removed from public land.

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Legion on Shinseki resignation: ‘It is a beginning'

Legion on Shinseki resignation: ‘It is a beginning'

National Commander: Solution is to weed out the incompetence and corruption within the VHA and the VBA

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Veterans offered 300 port jobs

Veterans offered 300 port jobs

Department of New Jersey helps host job fair for employment opportunities at the Port of New York and New Jersey.

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Spring Meetings resolutions available

Spring Meetings resolutions available

34 resolutions passed by NEC now available to view in the Legion’s Digital Archive.

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Legion calls for criminal investigations at VA

Legion calls for criminal investigations at VA

Phoenix report confirms dishonest scheduling procedures are ‘systemic.'

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Remember to share your story

Remember to share your story

Other FODPAL members want to hear about your travels.

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VA Inspector General releases Phoenix report

VA Inspector General releases Phoenix report

Report: Delaying medical care to veterans and manipulating records to hide those delays is 'systemic throughout' VA.

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Legion, Founding Fathers Brewing Co. teaming up

Legion, Founding Fathers Brewing Co. teaming up

Founding Fathers will support American military families with half of net profits from sales through Legion posts.

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VA sees sharp rise in apnea cases

Veterans four times as likely as others to have disorder

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Legion, Samsung to honor scholarship recipients

Legion, Samsung to honor scholarship recipients

The nine recipients will enjoy a tour of the Korean War Memorial, breakfast at Legion's D.C. office and lunch at the National Press Club.

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Panel to study Agent Orange residue exposure

Institute of Medicine to publish conclusions this fall.

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Festival perfect backdrop for Legion, Soldier's Wish

Festival perfect backdrop for Legion, Soldier's Wish

The Tree Town Music Festival, which featured stars like Toby Keith and Brad Paisley, gave The American Legion and Soldier's Wish exposure to thousands during Memorial Day weekend.

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Kansas post honors two war heroes

Kansas post honors two war heroes

Legionnaires and others honor last of the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers during Memorial Day events.

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JSSP 30 finalists prepare for Colorado

JSSP 30 finalists prepare for Colorado

The top 15 individuals in both the sporter and precision category will compete in the Legion’s Junior 3-Position Air Rifle National Championship July 29 -Aug. 2.

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Gold Star family honored by Virginia post

Gold Star family honored by Virginia post

Family members of Sgt. Gene L. Lamie spent Memorial Day Weekend with Legionnaires.

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The meaning of Memorial Day

The meaning of Memorial Day

Remembrance was on the minds of those attending ceremonies at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and elsewhere.

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Joe Denim: Performer, songwriter, patriot

Joe Denim: Performer, songwriter, patriot

Country music personality talks with The American Legion about Memorial Day and the men and women defending our nation.

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Three fallen heroes' names remembered

Three fallen heroes' names remembered

An American Legion Rider carries the names of two Vietnam and one Iraq servicemember killed in action on his Run for The Wall.

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Colorado Freedom Memorial honors state's war dead

Colorado Freedom Memorial honors state's war dead

Radio show host and Air Force veteran Rick Crandall broadcasted his Memorial Day show in 2000 from the Normandy Cemetery at Omaha Beach to honor the fallen at the site.

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