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The Four Chaplains Interfaith/Memorial Service was held at Brewster American Legion Argonne Post 71. Commander William R. Miller III,..
Refurbished gun returns to WWII memorial
Monroeville , OH
American Legion SchLoeMan Post 547 (Monroeville, Ohio) Historian Bill Stang, with Dick Palmer and Bob Good, brought a refurbished WWII..
Royse City post participates in National Day of Prayer 2019
Royse City, TX
The National Day of Prayer was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of Congress, and signed into law by..
Memorial Day in Kingsburg, Calif.
On the weekend 0f Memorial Day, Post 191 in Central California springs into action. On Friday morning at 0700 hours..
"Veterans N Transition" - a TV show worth watching
Have you seen the half-hour PBS affiliate TV show “Veterans N Transition” (VNT)? If not, you really are missing out..
Help is out there for suicidal veterans
It has just come to my attention that on the average 22 military veterans kill themselves everyday in our country...
Somers (Conn.) and state legislators celebrate Legion's centennial and Buck-Dubiel Post 101's achievements
By Jackie Nappo - Journal Inquirer - Apr 19, 2019 Close to 70 people packed the Town Hall auditorium Thursday..
75th anniversary of the D-Day landings
Saint Louis, MO
While visiting the landing sites in Normandy, I was at Utah Beach looking out across the Channel and the beach...
Francis Scott Key Post 11 Commander Keith Clevenger: a man of many talents
Commander Clevenger and Team Orzechowski attended the Historic Sportscar Racing ("HSR") 2019 Racing Mitty Exhibition at Michelin Raceway Road in..
My military family
Mount AIry, MD
My involvement with The American Legion stems from my family members who have and are serving our great nation. My Father:..
Francis Scott Key Unit 11 Auxiliary hosts community Easter egg hunt/party
Frederick , MD
Unit President Jami Clevenger and the Unit 11 Auxiliary members welcomed Frederick, Md., community families at the post's celebration with..
There are many homeless veterans on Long Island and in New York City, and there are a number of reasons...
Staff sergeant receives Medal of Honor posthumously
Army Staff Sgt. Travis Atkins was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor at a White House ceremony on Wednesday, March..
Grand Haven (Mich.) Post 28 heats up Lakeshore winter with 18th Annual Chili Cook-off
Grand Haven, MI
On February 9, the aroma of fresh garlic, cumin and special ingredients filled the air inside Charles A. Conklin Post..
Post 39 celebrates new post home
Middleton Post 39 held a dedication and open house March 16 at their home on Main Street in Middleton. ..
California American Legion College graduates centennial class
LosAngeles , CA
The California American Legion College graduated 17 students on March 24, 2019. Students traveled from the northern and southernmost parts..
I am relatively new to The American Legion and am pleased to be part of this organization. I served..
Seeking Army OCS alumni
The Officer Candidate School Alumni Association is looking for graduates of the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School. Since 1941, OCS..
WWII Coast Guard veteran presents USS Machias flag to Grand Haven U.S. Coast Guard..
Grand Haven, MI
On March 9, 2019, a sense of pride and honor radiated through Charles A. Conklin American Legion Post 28 (Grand..
Manteno Squadron 755 New Year's Eve Party
On Dec. 31, 2018, SAL Squadron 755 conducted its first annual New Year's Eve Party, which turned out to be..
Lest we forget John
Canada went to war in September 1939, two years before Pearl Harbor and the American declaration of war on Dec...
Quilts of Valor for military veterans
Mount Pleasant, SC
Two great organizations, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 136 and the Quilts of Valor Foundation, joined in planning and executing an..
Tomb of the Unknown Solider Sentinel speaks to Monrovia Troop 66
Monrovia, Calif. Jan. 23, 2019 Tonight Monrovia Troop 66 had the distinct honor to have SPC Ethan Morse (Badge #548), a former..
Monrovia Star Scout Willem Aponno writes to fallen hero
El Monte, CA
Monrovia, California February 22, 2019 Star Scout Willem Aponno with Monrovia Troop 66, American Legion Monrovia Post 44 and senior patrol..
A day to remember: Sept. 11, 2001
On Sept. 11, 2001, I drove to my office in Richmond just as I had for the past six and..
My coach - "The Ghost"
I'm an old retiree who now has the time to think about those individuals who had a direct impact..
All Americans should be grateful for their country
The late political commentator Charles Krauthammer stated, in describing the constitutional republic established by America's founders in 1787, that "The..
Audie L. Murphy Post 336 sponsors fundraiser with Fuddruckers Restaurant in San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
On Jan. 23, 2019, Post 336 had a fundraiser at the local Fuddruckers Restaurant. A good time was had by..
Why do we do what we do? (an open letter)
Do any of you, like me, occasionally ponder, “Why do we do what we do?” The pictures in this message..
“Vegas-Night” events at Grand Haven (Mich.) Post 28 raise more than $7K for NEF
Grand Haven, MI
On Jan. 26, the blustery winds off Lake Michigan -- with sub-zero temperatures and major snowfall -- did little to..
Feature film with American Legion scenes - "FARMER OF THE YEAR" starring Barry Corbin
Craftsbury Common, VT
Award-winning independent feature film features American Legion The comedy-drama 'Farmer of the Year' shoots major scene at American Legion Post 185..
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