For the past year, the American Legion 100th Anniversary Observance Committee has taken a multimedia exhibit, “The Greatest Legislation: An American Legion Centennial Salute to the GI Bill,” to locations around the country, where veterans of all ages have shared their feelings about the GI Bill.
In 2017, 65,484 youth came together to form 3,638 Legion Baseball teams; 19,119 youth participated in 49 Boys State programs.
The American Legion helped Ivan Redhorn, a U.S. Army combat veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, his wife, Shavonne, and their six children recover from a house fire.
After a half-decade of flatlined budgets, continuing resolutions and bipartisan neglect, our nation’s military is finally getting the boost it deserves.
If caregivers are unable to assist veterans at home, many will have to rely on more expensive hospital or long-term nursing care.