Honor & Remembrance

Army veteran Johnny Brooks was drafted only three weeks after his 20th birthday, three weeks after marrying his high school sweetheart, Flora.

Mickey Rooney passed away Sunday in his Los Angeles home at the age of 93.

Three Americans recognized by Congressional Medal of Honor Society for their selfless, heroic acts in assisting others.

The American Legion places a high priority on honoring and remembering those who dedicated their lives to keeping our nation safe. This web page is dedicated to their stories.

Featured Sections

Normandy Academy

Students of the 2013 Normandy Academy class, organized by the National World War II Museum, completed assignments focused on the "fallen soldier." View eulogies of American soldiers who fell during the war.

Sacred Places Database

Visit our interactive database of places to honor and remember those who have served.

Family Legacy

It is not uncommon for members of The American Legion to take pride in their family's unique legacy of military service.

My Time in Uniform

Read stories of Legionnaires' experiences in the service or share your own story.

Medal of Honor

Recipients of the United States of America’s highest military honor share their stories with The American Legion.