News articles for The American Legion:
Monday, March 30, 2015
Friday, March 27, 2015
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
American Legion town hall mtg for L.A. veterans set for March 23
WASHINGTON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- The American Legion will hold a town hall meeting in Los Angeles on March 23 for local veterans, in response to reports of serious delays in scheduling medical appointments at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System.
The meeting will be ... read more
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Helm: 'End game' needed for military action against ISIL
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Legion National Commander Michael D. Helm expressed support for President Obama's call today to use military force against the Islamic State, known as ISIS or ISIL, which has been on a deadly rampage of organized terrorism for much of ... read more
Friday, November 21, 2014
Legion launches new career platform
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion and its allies in veteran employment and entrepreneurship have launched a new web platform to help those who served in uniform translate military skills to job skills, find employment, start businesses and make successful transitions.
Among the key features of The American ... read more
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Legion remains firm on immigration
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Though pleased with some aspects of President Obama's executive order regarding illegal immigration announced this evening, American Legion National Commander Michael Helm reiterated the organization's long-standing position on those who enter into and then reside in the United States illegally.
The ... read more
Monday, November 10, 2014
Audie Murphy tops American Legion's "Most Beloved Veterans" survey
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medal of Honor recipient and film star Audie Murphy topped an online survey of America's "Most Beloved Veterans" conducted by The American Legion, the country's largest organization of wartime veterans.
More than 70,000 votes were cast by about 4,800 participants; each respondent ... read more
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
The American Legion Cheers "Landmark" VA Appropriations Measure
WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwire) -- 10/14/09 -- A long campaign by The American Legion has
come to a victorious conclusion with Senate passage yesterday of the
Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009, better
known as the "VA Advance Appropriations Bill."
The act authorizes financial appropriations for Veterans Affairs ... read more
Thursday, September 24, 2009
Legion to White House: We Must Not Lose Afghanistan
INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- (Marketwire) -- 09/24/09 -- The head of the nation's largest veterans
organization is urging President Obama to give commanders the troops that
they need to succeed in Afghanistan.
"According to The Washington Post, General Stanley McChrystal, the U.S. and
NATO Commander, is warning us that without more forces within the ... read more