Today in American Legion history:

March 17, 1919: Lt. Col. Thomas W. Miller of Delaware, a former member of Congress who enlisted as an infantryman in the Army after an unsuccessful re-election campaign, brings the final day of the Paris Caucus to order. Without a gavel to start the meeting, […]

A victory for World War II veterans

The American Legion; JAN 25, 2023 A barricade that prevented some World War II veterans from receiving VA care has been removed, thanks to a relentless drive by The American Legion. The legislation exempts World War II veterans from the means test needed to receive […]

Today in American Legion history: 

  Dec. 8, 1941: The Japanese Imperial Army moves into Shanghai, China, to secure the area and prevent an underground resistance. Many of those captured are members of China American Legion Post 1, including Commander Frank Delacy Mortimer. One year earlier, in 1940, with uncommon foresight […]

MOU on Camp Lejeune Justice Act

ALCON Background The Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act of 2022 – better known as the PACT Act, signed into law Aug. 10, 2022 – opens the door for certain individuals to file lawsuits and collect damages from […]