VSOs send letter of thanks to Reid
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VSOs send letter of thanks to Reid

The American Legion and 12 other VSOs signed a letter of thanks to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., expressing appreciation for his help in moving important legislation on VA health care quickly to the Senate for a floor vote.

Legion has mixed feelings on new Defense Act
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Legion has mixed feelings on new Defense Act

Although The American Legion applauded a 3.4-percent pay increase for servicemembers and an additional 30,000 troops for the U.S. Army, it expressed disappointment that Congress failed to improve certain veterans benefits.

Maryland launches state version of legislative council

Past National Commander Clarence Bacon likes the way The American Legion’s National Legislative Council keeps Legionnaires in touch with their members of Congress so much that he broached the idea in his state of Maryland.

Commander: Send our message home
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Commander: Send our message home

The American Legion took a hefty legislative portfolio to Capitol Hill this week. National Commander Clarence Hill says it doesn’t much matter if no one sees it at home.

VA advance funding approved
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VA advance funding approved

The Senate has approved its version of legislation to secure timely and predictable funding for the VA health-care system.

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