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.


Fishing for Freedom with the Dula family

Georgia's Fifth District provides a day of fishing, fun and fellowship for veterans, their families.

Indiana post gives Christmas to 16 military families

Post 145 in Avon provided nearly 200 presents, a lunch and more to Indiana National Guard families.

Troop and Family Support Center launches

New American Legion hub provides wealth of resources for transitioning troops and their families.

Radiothon raises nearly $20,000 for TFA

The Department of Iowa partnered with a local radio station on Veterans Day to support the Legion’s Temporary Financial Assistance program.

Legion responds to Colorado flooding

Post 18 in Greeley, Colo., providing National Emergency Fund and Temporary Financial Assistance grants to veterans who qualify.

Military spouse summit provides connection

Nearly 200 spouses of servicemembers gained insight and traded advice during's annual two-day event.

Family Support Network available to troops

As the federal government threatens to shut down, The American Legion is reaching out to military families.

Legion asks for Gold Star bill support

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.