Legion news: What you need to know

Eagle Scout deadline: American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year applications are due to National Headquarters by April 1. Download a nomination form: www.legion.org/documents/legion/pdf/eaglescoutnomform.pdf

Legacy Scholarship applications: American Legion Legacy Scholarship applications are due to National Headquarters by April 15. The Legacy Scholarship ensures that the children of parents who died while on active-duty military service on or after Sept. 11, 2001, achieve their dreams of attending college. Download the application: www.legion.org/documents/legion/pdf/legacy_scholarship.pdf

76th Oratorical Contest: The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program, "A Constitutional Speech Contest," is April 19 to 21 in Indianapolis. Watch the top three finalists compete live April 21 at 10 a.m. (EDT): www.legiontv.org

Legion-sponsored job fairs: Veterans and military spouses are invited to attend any of the upcoming career fairs, such as Hiring Our Heroes, that are sponsored throughout the country by The American Legion, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and RecruitMilitary. www.legion.org/careers/jobfairs