Legion to host veteran, military spouse resource event
The May 24 event in D.C. will feature entrepreneur networking and business education workshops, and serve as official launch of The Veteran Market.
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.
Legionnaire to receive Medal of Honor
Vietnam War veteran Gary M. Rose will receive the award on Oct. 23.
VFW Names 2017 Spring Scholarship Recipients
The VFW proudly announces the selection of 135 student veterans as VFW’s “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” recipients for the 2017 spring semester
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.
Men discover grandfather was WWI code talker
A letter received by Eau Claire attorney Ed Manydeeds last month contained not only a tie to his family’s past home along the North Dakota-South Dakota border but unearthed a previously unknown secret as well. The letter from the veterans
With new stolen valor law, Pennsylvania is the latest state to target military fakers
Wearing unearned medals or impersonating a service member (or veteran) could land Keystone State residents in jail.
Patricia "Pat" Collins
I had been evacuated from England with my mother and my brother, who was two and a half. I was under 16 when I came [to Canada]. And life didn’t work out very well for people who were coming from England because they were only allowed to bring out $40 and my mother found this, she just couldn’t deal with it. And so she was going back, but we fortunately had a friend in Winnipeg [Manitoba] who arranged for my brother to go and live with Mitchell Sharp, who eventually became the Finance Minister; and I was given a home with a very nice couple, an elderly couple in Winnipeg My brother was in Ottawa [Ontario] and I was alone, and I felt I wanted independence. One day, passing the recruiting centre with…
What Wounded Veterans Need: Medical Marijuana
The American Legion, representing millions of wartime vets, calls on Trump to loosen federal restrictions on medical marijuana research to help those suffering from PTSD, TBI, opioid abuse, and more.