Veteran brings energy — and nearly 100 new members — to Eagan American Legion
John Flynn's calls paid off, with about nine out of 10 veterans he contacted joining, in just one sign of Post 594's renaissance.
Why privatizing the VA is a bad idea
The Veteran’s Health Administration must fix major problems, but its integrated care system should be a model to learn from.
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
Legionnaire to receive Medal of Honor
Vietnam War veteran Gary M. Rose will receive the award on Oct. 23.
Isakson, Tester Introduce Comprehensive G.I. Bill Reforms
United States Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Top 5 Tips for Reducing Skin Cancer Risk
–take advantage of free skin cancer screenings –put sunscreen on even on cloudy days. Clouds block only some of the sun’s UV rays –use professionally installed window film to make sure your windows are covered properly and so you get the best skin protection possible – blocking 99% of harmful UV rays. Here’s a link where you can find an installer near you. –use the right amount of sunscreen! Most adults need one ounce of sunscreen, an amount that is roughly the size of your palm. Reapply it regularly when you’re outdoors. –examine your skin regularly for changes in existing moles, freckles, bumps and birthmarks and new skin growths or changes. “Limiting sun exposure is the…
How World War I Changed America, 100 Years On
Prior to 1917, America kept foreign wars at arm's length. Then came the Great War.
American Legion post opens clothing closet to help fellow veterans
The closet is open for veterans who may need new clothes for jobs or any other purpose to pick them up free of charge, regardless of the situation they're in.
The American Legion
The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness.