News articles for The American Legion:
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
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Monday, September 29, 2014
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Nebraska Legionnaire Elected American Legion National Commander
Michael D. Helm was elected national commander of the 2.4 million-member
American Legion on Aug. 28, 2014 in Charlotte, N.C., during the 96th
national convention of the nation’s ... read more
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
American Legion honors Oliver North with National PR Award
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's largest wartime veterans service organization honored Lt. Col. Oliver L. North, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret), with its highest public relations award during its 96(th) national convention here today.
Host of Fox News' "War Stories" and author of several ... read more
The American Legion Honors Armed Forces Servicemembers for Volunteer Efforts
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives from the five armed services were honored today by the nation's largest wartime veterans' organization.
The American Legion presented the Spirit of Service award to U.S. Army Specialist Cassandra Rousayne, U.S. Army Medical Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; U.S. Navy ... read more
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Monday, July 14, 2014
Friday, July 11, 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