Hutchinson preps to host junior college national tournament
American Legion Post 68 in Kansas runs the NJCAA Division I men's basketball tournament.
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.
Donations during Spring Meetings top $210,000
Four American Legion department donate $81,000; Sons of The American Legion donate nearly $130,000 to support programs of the Legion.
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…
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.