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

Press Releases

‘We wanted to do it for Dale’

Under Secretary: ‘We are There for Our Veterans’

Employment, Education Commission focuses on transitioning troops

Medical Cannabis Researcher Addresses Legionnaires

POW/MIA Accounting Command rep: Agency merger is working.