Department of Maryland Legion Family members show their support during a deployment ceremony for the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade deployment at U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area in Edgewood, Md., on Sunday, Jan. 29. Photos by Matt Roth/The American Legion
The Apollo Group in conjunction with the University of Phoenix held the Apollo Group Education House in downtown Phoenix, Ariz. in connection with Super Bowl activities. On Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1, American Legion Executive Director Verna Jones participated in a panel discussion with former US Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell and Ret. Maj. Gen. James "Spider" Marks to talk about the challenges faced by transitioning veterans, and what can be done to aid in their transition back to the civilian world after their service.
The eighth annual Indiana Blue Star Salute event was held at Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Ind., on June 15. Legionnaires and other volunteers were on hand to honor and support families of the men and women currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.