The American Legion provides immediate assistance, financially and emotionally, to service personnel and their families whose lives have been directly affected by Operation Iraqi Freedom and America's war on terror.
Post 18 in Greeley, Colo., providing National Emergency Fund and Temporary Financial Assistance grants to veterans who qualify.
Nearly 200 spouses of servicemembers gained insight and traded advice during Military.com's annual two-day event.
As the federal government threatens to shut down, The American Legion is reaching out to military families.
Letter sent to members of the U.S. Senate seeks support for legislation that would make more Gold Star parents eligible for care at state veterans homes.