The American Legion is the largest wartime veterans service organization with 2.4 million members in nearly 14,000 posts in nearly every community in America. The Legion, established by an act of Congress in 1919, was instrumental in getting the original GI Bill through Congress and the creation of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Learn more

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Legion’s town hall exposes needs for rural area veterans

Legion Extends Women Veterans Survey

American Legion: ‘Prayers for law enforcement. Violence must end.’

Legion National Commander Aims to Cut Suicide Rate to ‘Zero’

Legion supports legislation to enhance VA TBI care

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