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The Four Chaplains Interfaith/Memorial Service was held at Brewster American Legion Argonne Post 71. Commander William R. Miller III,..
Post 100 recognizes youth who performed lifesaving act
Royse City, TX
On Feb. 6 Jason Castleberry of Royse City, Texas, presented Tyra Winters of Rockwall High School with the American Legion..
Post 227 member turns 98
On Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, a few members from our Springfield American Legion Post 227 ventured to Maris Grove to..
Supporting our troops in Afghanistan
Our adopted son is an Air Force chaplain in Afghanistan. He has emailed us requesting that we send “care” packages..
Post 603 raises funds with Applebee's
Applebee’s Grill + Bar is a veteran-friendly restaurant chain that is known for serving delicious lunch and dinner meals. But..
World War II veteran celebrates 96th birthday
Jack Crawford, a World War II veteran from Springfield, Delaware County, Pa., celebrated his 96th birthday on Jan. 8, 2020. Mr...
Purple Heart flag law
Congressman Brian Higgins is sponsoring a new way to honor military personnel who were killed or wounded in combat of..
Post 35 gives Santa a helping hand
On Dec. 21 and 24, Charles S. Harrison Post 35 of Columbus, Ga., gave Santa a helping hand. On Dec. 21..
Post 35 celebrates Christmas with nursing home vets
On Dec. 8, 2019, Post 35 (Legionnaires. Auxiliary, SAL) all pulled together to give an early Christmas to the veterans..
Columbus (Ga.) Post 35 remembers Pearl Harbor
On Dec. 7, 2019, Columbus (Ga.) Charles S. Harrison Post 35 held its Remembering Pearl Harbor event. The event started with..
Santa and Twisp Post 143 help make a family's Christmas
The officers of The American Legion helped Santa on Christmas Eve to deliver holiday cheer to a family in Twisp,..
Cookies for veterans
Little Valley, NY
On a rather weary, weatherly night, a small community of people came together to thank veterans in the sweetest way...
Toys for kids
Post 143 in Fairfield, Conn., collects toys for kids each year. Between 800-1,000. Here is a picture of some of..
NH Post 27 holiday donations
Attached is a picture of the Post 27 Toys for Tots donation. We hold a number of fundraisers in November..
Florida Squadron 347 hosts Wreaths Across America ceremony
Lady Lake, FL
Squadron 347 in Lady Lake, Fla., hosted a Wreaths Across America ceremony at noon on Dec. 14, 2019, at Lady..
American Legion national commander attends Sunbury (Ohio) veterans breakfast
Several times per year, local patriots Donna and Glenn Evans and Jon Self host a free veterans breakfast for area..
James B. Whipple Post 86 gingerbread house
Our building, which was funded and built by and for Wilton American Legion members, was used as a model for..
American Legion Dallas Love Field Post 453
Our American Legion Family hosted its 6th Annual 24 Hour First Responders Dinner. This year we were able to..
CQ Williams Veterans Memorial American Legion Post 179
CQ Williams Veterans Memorial American Legion Post 179 (Charleston, SC) donated a total of $1,600 to the Charleston Fisher house..
Veterans Day Poems
Jefferson Valley, NY
Veterans Day Statistics by John F McMullen I live in the Town of Yorktown, NY It’s a midsize Lower Hudson Valley town With a population in..
Post 35 honors local nursing home vets
In Columbus, Ga., Charles S. Harrison Post 35 honored the veterans from the Magnolia Manor Nursing Home on November 11,..
Daniel R. Olsen Post 594 Veterans Day activities
In recognition of Veterans Day, Daniel R. Olsen American Legion Post 594 (Eagan) participated as follows: On 11/10, in support of..
Grand Haven (Mich.) Post 28 integrates Youth and Americanism pillars into Veterans Day activities
Grand Haven, MI
Legionnaires of Charles A. Conklin American Legion Post 28 in Grand Haven, Mich., didn’t just speak the language of the..
Columbus (Ga.) Post 35 War on Cancer
Charles S. Harrison Post 35 of Columbus, Ga., joins the fight on cancer. A post fundraiser, organized by Legionnaire Janet..
Beer kegs repurposed at Indiana post
The men’s restroom at American Legion Post 155 in Carmel, Ind., was in dire need of an upgrade. Thanks..
Maryland delegate rallies fellow Maryland House delegates in support of repealing the widows tax
Maryland delegate Dan Cox is supporting an effort initiated by Auxiliary member Fleming Suzanne and SAL member Josh Marks of..
75-year-old Vietnam-era veteran receives high school diploma
Monfort Heights, OH
On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, Albert Buxton received his high school diploma from Northwest Local School District-Cincinnati. The board granted..
Lee Greenwood to headline Vietnam welcome-home event, with Legion posts' help
On Saturday, March 28, 2020, Welcome Home Vietnam Veteran’s Day will be held at Laishley Park in Punta Gorda, Fla. American..
Veterans Day remembered
Nov. 11 is Veterans Day, a day to honor all who have served this country and sacrificed their lives for..
Post 35 support to Toys for Tots
On Oct. 23, 2019, Post 35 in Columbus, Ga., became an authorized drop-off point for the Toys for Tots drive...
Navy vet's photos decorate K Street office
Louis Celli Jr., executive director of The American Legion's office in Washington, D.C., had no idea lunch at a nearby..
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