Men of the US Army Air Forces treasured their Type A-2 leather flight jackets and decorated them with patches, insignia and bawdy paintings.
Legislative Hearing on Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017
Chairman Roe, Ranking Member Walz, and distinguished members of the committee; On behalf of Charles E. Schmidt, the National Commander of the largest Veteran Service Organization in the United States of America, representing more than 2 million members of The American Legion, the nation’s largest veterans organization, we express our support for draft legislation entitled the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 This bill, as currently written, would launch a new era for all who have honorably served in uniform, and for the nation as a whole. It would close current gaps in the existing Post 9/11 GI Bill and guarantee that veterans have access to their hard-earned GI Bill benefits beyond the…
The American Legion
The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness.
Organizations team up to give food to veterans
A number of civic organizations came together Saturday to provide food for veterans in need in Nashville.
Leading Veterans Organizations Call on Members of Congress to Defeat Unacceptable Choice Funding...
Urge House to Work with Senate to Reach a Bipartisan, Bicameral Agreement Joint Statement from AMVETS, DAV (Disabled American Veterans), Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Association (IAVA), Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH), Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), and Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) As organizations who represent and support the interests of America’s 21 million veterans, and in fulfillment of our mandate to ensure that the men and women … Read More
Trump Looked To This Army Wife For Advice On Fixing The VA
This caregiver-turned VA activist had a chance to meet with President Trump on issues veterans face receiving health care.
What Not to Donate: Thrift Store Donation Guidelines
Every thrift store has different rules, but these items are commonly turned away at donation centers. Call ahead to see if your local store can accept them.
UPDATED: More Veterans Day discounts coming your way
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VFW adopts soldiers
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7103 in Athens is adopting a company of soldiers about to be deployed to Southwest Asia.
Budget extension will hurt training and readiness, Mattis warns
Operating under a continuing resolution for three months will impact dozens of personnel and construction projects vital to keeping the military operational, the defense secretary has warned top congressional leaders.