American Legion calls for ‘direct involvement’ from VA Secretary for federally-approved cannabis...
The powerful veterans group says lack of support puts the pioneering, federally approved study in jeopardy.
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
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…
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.
Examining VA's processing of Gulf War Illness Claims
In March 2016, The American Legion testified before a joint hearing of the Subcommittees on Oversight and Investigation, and Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs to discuss the adjudication of Gulf War Illness claims for veterans that served in the Persian Gulf since August 2, 1990.