Committees established, purposes defined, temporary name chosen.
Veterans bring their message home, adopt a constitution.
Veterans storm into Minneapolis, pass first resolutions and close ranks after Centralia massacre.
Poppy is chosen at the second national convention.
President, generals join Legion to dedicate Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
American Legion leads national conference to set rules of respect.
South Dakota program goes national in one year.
Male descendants of wartime veterans establish an identity of their own.
Program promotes democracy and citizenship amid radical threats.
Quarter million march and watch on New York’s 5th Avenue.
Scholarship program promotes public speaking and constitutional understanding.
Federal guidance based on American Legion conferences.
Hard-fought American Legion initiative changes the nation forever.
Legion funding pumps life into research organization during its infancy.
President Truman meets with young men on final day of national forum.
Landowner’s gift launches American Legion grant program to assist other groups.
A compromise to the Legion’s long Universal Military Training push, law ramps up Reserve component.
Boys Nation delegate from Arkansas has life-changing moment.
Future presidential candidate, author and diplomat Alan Keyes notches a rare double.
Hurricane Camille's devastation leads to establishment of relief fund.
American Legion casts massive replica to tour the country for bicentennial.
Chicago centerfielder rescues the U.S. flag during a game.
American Legion study advances understanding of the condition among veterans.
American Legion policy statement demands objective answers from federal government.
American Legion deflects controversy, contributes more than anyone to memorial.
American Legion remembers POWs/MIAs at every official meeting.
Michigan post puts advocacy on wheels.
Legionnaire's efforts, national resolution lead to a monumental breakthrough.
American Legion entrusted with $5 million endowment of gratitude.
College funds for children of fallen and disabled military personnel.
Legion collects thousands of testimonies from frustrated veterans.
Needs in Germany launch what becomes Operation Comfort Warriors in 2008.
E-mail from survivor of Afghanistan ambush triggers national Legion effort.
Keeter Stadium at Shelby, N.C., selected by the NEC.
Commander calls for resignations of top officials, demands reform.
VA Appeals Modernization Act aims to reduce the backlog of disputed decisions.
Wisconsin veteran becomes first woman to lead The American Legion.