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40th anniversary return to Koh Tang

40th anniversary return to Koh Tang

Forty years to the day, three veterans of the operation returned to the tropical island 29 miles off the coast of the border between Cambodia and Vietnam, in a large power boat as guests of the Cambodian government.

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Legion Family offers support to troops in Germany

Legion Family offers support to troops in Germany

Legion Family delegation delivers Samsung Galaxy tablets, gift cards and words of appreciation during visit to Fisher House, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center.

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Museum providing free admission during AL World Series

Museum providing free admission during AL World Series

Earl Scruggs Center in Shelby, N.C., will offer free admission for all active-duty military personnel and veterans during American Legion Baseball World Series.

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Blood drive set for convention

Blood drive set for convention

Convention-goers encouraged to plan ahead to be able to give in Baltimore.

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Job fairs span the globe in June

Job fairs span the globe in June

Hiring events for veterans, servicemembers and their families set for locations stateside and abroad.

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Air Force to Legion: We are stretched

Air Force to Legion: We are stretched

Legion contingent visiting Ramstein Air Base in Germany told that sequestration is jeopardizing readiness.

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'Finish the damn thing'

'Finish the damn thing'

Legionnaires among 200 veterans, supporters who gather to encourage Congress to fund completion of the troubled Aurora, Colo., VA project.

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Riders joining William Shatner to raise awareness about American Legion

William Shatner will take new motorcycle design “Rivet” on a 2,000-mile road trip to raise awareness for The American Legion; he wants your help in planning the ride.

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Legacy Run leaves Indy Aug. 23

Legacy Run leaves Indy Aug. 23

10th annual charity motorcyle ride will take hundreds of participants through Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania before concluding at Post 22 in Towson, Md.

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The Resurrection of Green River

The Resurrection of Green River

In less than a year, long-defunct post transforms a vacant building, grows to 180 members and helps community – all by focusing on post-9/11 veterans and their families.

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Commander Helm sends message of sympathy to Vice President Biden

Commander Helm sends message of sympathy to Vice President Biden

Vice president's son, an Iraq War veteran and Bronze Star recipient, passes away after battle with cancer.

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Chicago post screens, raises awareness for Hep C

Chicago post screens, raises awareness for Hep C

Argo Summit Post 735 hosts event to address Hepatitis C, which affects Vietnam veterans at one in five rate and veterans at one in ten rate.

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Legion Rider's nostalgic journey one for the history books

Legion Rider's nostalgic journey one for the history books

A Marine Corps veteran's remarkable, bittersweet cross-country motorcycle ride concluded in the natio'ns capital - just in time for Memorial Day obeservances.

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Revitalization effort makes difference in Illinois

Revitalization effort makes difference in Illinois

Post 84 Commander Mike Eckburg said that a two-county revitalization effort last fall is the reason for a membership surge.

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Membership working ... for many reasons

Membership working ... for many reasons

The Department of Illinois' largest district is making membership work through a variety of strategies.

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The need to be a part of something

The need to be a part of something

Transferring headquarters post members into a local post has been a key to membership in Kane County, Ill

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Orlando VA Medical Center officially opens its doors

Orlando VA Medical Center officially opens its doors

After seven years of problematic construction, the facility is finally receiving patients.

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A 'good relationship' that's growing

A 'good relationship' that's growing

The American Legion enjoyed more great publicity during the Tree Town Music Festival, which was attended by thousands of fans.

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Legion player of year visits Cooperstown

Legion player of year visits Cooperstown

Sean Breen from Brooklawn, N.J., met major-leaguers and Hall-of-Famer Rollie Fingers during trip to National Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Marucci gives discount to Legion teams, players

Marucci gives discount to Legion teams, players

Official license partnership provides special rate for company's famous wood bats and other products.

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Return to Koh Tang Island

Return to Koh Tang Island

Veterans of last battle in the Vietnam War gather to heal at the site of their 14-hour firefight with the Khmer Rouge.

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From ‘dead’ to TV reality show participant

From ‘dead’ to TV reality show participant

Wounded OIF veteran and wife face a tough decision: Keep $101,000 or share it with a family in need. Their decision will air May 27 on CBS’ 'The Briefcase.'

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Idaho community honors Iraq, Afghanistan war dead

Idaho community honors Iraq, Afghanistan war dead

Post 4 and hundreds of volunteers created a 'mini Arlington' to remember all 6,832 servicemembers killed in wars since 9/11.

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Obama honors sacrifices of three Americans

Obama honors sacrifices of three Americans

President memorializes three fallen servicemembers from Afghanistan War during Memorial Day at Arlington.

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Legion Riders make Memorial Day dream a reality

Legion Riders make Memorial Day dream a reality

Members of Bicentennial Post 1976 rallied together with Riders from other posts to give one of their supporters a once in a lifetime Memorial Day opportunity.

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Nation’s capital, Legionnaires pay respects on Memorial Day

Nation’s capital, Legionnaires pay respects on Memorial Day

Washingtion, D.C., was a popular, historic hub for Memorial Day observances over the extended weekend.

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Legion hits the main stage at Tree Town

Legion hits the main stage at Tree Town

American Legion contingent gets on the main stage in front of thousands during the Tree Town Music Festival; while Soldier's Wish makes a life-changing donation.

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Legion places wreath at original Tomb of Unknown Soldier

Legion places wreath at original Tomb of Unknown Soldier

Four Legionnaires, including a World War II veteran, placed the wreath near Lee Mansion at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Legion presence growing at Tree Town

Legion presence growing at Tree Town

The opening of this year's four-day country music festival saw the debut of The American Legion Stage.

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'An evolution for The American Legion'

'An evolution for The American Legion'

Student veterans at the University of Akron have found that an old model - an American Legion post - fits perfectly in modern-day academia.

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