Thayer Central Junior/Senior High students from Hebron, Neb., are making a difference in the lives of Nebraska veterans. They raised a total of $4,200 to sponsor eight Korean War veterans..
The Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System recently unveiled two military themed benches for veterans at its Cambridge VA Outpatient Clinic. The benches were donated by the American..
American Legion Oro Valley Post 132 and Auxiliary Oro Valley Unit 132 have received the 2013 Family Program..
American Legion Post 395 presented its first Law Officer of the Year Award during the Crestview City Council meeting on Dec. 9. This award recognizes a law enforcement officer who..
Post 288 Commander Dennis Lorberger and Assistant Chaplain Jim Lee present Cedarburg Fire Department Assistant Chief Vahsholtz and Park Board President Joey Hintz with a plaque of appreciation for their..
It's an honor to be married 23 years to an Army pilot. Both of us graduated from Kaplan High School. We are very honored to serve this country. It is..
Richard Giroux will be the grand marshal for the annual Twin Cities Veterans Council parade, which takes place in Biddeford and Saco on Monday, Nov. 11. Giroux served in the U.S...
William Bayliss finally got his Purple Heart – 24 years after he was wounded on Iwo Jima. It came through the mail a few days ago. He was wounded on Iwo..
The American Legion Post 5 (USS Tampa) membership has created a fantastic program called "American Flag History." Commander Bill Hamblin even wears a period costume as "Gen. George Washington" as..
Indianola, Neb., Post 344 won second place for a patriotic float for disabled veterans in the Old Settlers Parade, which is more than a century old. Mitty Quigley, a long-time member..
Chaplain George Schmidt (left) of American Legion Post 110, Virginia Beach, Va., has earned recognition as Post Legionnaire of the Year for 2013. During the past year, Chaplain Schmidt..
Post 168 recently honored Marcel Chapuis for 70 years of Legion service at its installation of officers. A native of Salinas, he was working as a machinist at the Mare Island..
After leaving the DEC meeting in Lansing for the drive back home to Battle Creek, I stopped at Eaton/Greenawalt-Flaherty Post No. 42 in Charlotte to drop off "Request to Transfer..
Several members of the 15th District (Tampa area) accompanied the Department of Florida commander in attendance at the Monday, July 1 bill-signing at MacDill AFB by Florida Gov. Rick Scott...
I am writing to tell you about what my post has started and been recognized for by Gen. Martin E Dempsey, 18th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. On July..
The American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary Department of Idaho makes $10,500 donation to Camp Magical Moments Cancer Camp for Kids, Inc. This year the Department of Idaho’s commander’s and president’s..
At the recent installation of officers for Post 731 at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Willis Forman was recognized for his 70 years of service to The American Legion. Post..
American Legion Post 110 of Virginia Beach, Va., held its installation ceremony for elected 2013-2014 post officers on July 10, 2013. Installing officer was 2nd District Commander Mike Bukowski, and..
American Legion Post 110 in Virginia Beach, Va., sponsored three delegates to Virginia Boys State, held June 16-22, 2013, at Radford University in Roanoke. At Post 110's meeting on July..
William J. Wyland, center, receives a plaque honoring him for his 68 years of service to Loretto (Pa.) Post 748. Wyland, a charter member, is flanked by Post Commander Kenneth..