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.
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.
Sec. Shulkin speaks on key VA priorities
On Wednesday, May 31 at 11:30 a.m. EDT, VA secretary Dr. David Shulkin will meet with reporters at the White House to discuss the state of VA and his top priorities for the department.
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.
The badass bomber jackets of WWII airmen
Men of the US Army Air Forces treasured their Type A-2 leather flight jackets and decorated them with patches, insignia and bawdy paintings.
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.
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…
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
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.