Friday, August 22nd, 2014


Legion National Commander: President makes right call on U.S. air strikes, Iraq must not fall

WASHINGTON (August 8, 2014) – “A necessary step,” is how the head of the nation’s largest veterans service organization characterized President Obama’s decision to authorize U.S. airstrikes against Islamic State terrorists that are threatening U.S. personnel and Iraqi civilians in the war torn country which has been under siege since June. The mission also includes providing humanitarian... [Read more]

President signs VA reform bill

National commander joins ceremony that will provide emergency funds for veterans trying to get medical appointments. WASHINGTON (Aug. 7, 2014) – American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger was at Fort Belvoir, Va., today where President Obama signed a $16.3 billion emergency spending measure that provides greater veteran access to non-VA health-care providers, among other reforms in the... [Read more]

Job Announcement: American Legion Secretary/Receptionist (Full-Time)

(Available to start as soon as September 15, 2014 or soon thereafter) This position is responsible for providing reception and clerk/office support for the administrative staff. The incumbent performs duties of moderate difficulty and complexity requiring knowledge and skill in customer service, telephone etiquette, correspondence formatting and records management. KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (The... [Read more]

The American Legion and USAA® return

INDIANAPOLIS (August 4, 2014) – Hundreds of motorcyclists will show their support for the children of America’s fallen servicemembers when they embark on the ninth annual American Legion Legacy Run. American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger will lead the American Legion Legacy Run from The American Legion national headquarters in Indianapolis to the 96th annual American Legion National... [Read more]