Search results for "member benefits" — 4 articles



Legion launches new career platform

Posted on November 21st, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 21, 2014) — The American Legion and its allies in veteran employment and entrepreneurship have launched a new web platform to help those who served in uniform translate military skills to job skills, find employment, start businesses and make successful transitions. Among the key features of The American Legion’s Veteran Employment Center are:… Read More »



Legion’s First Female Executive Director ‘Looking Forward’ With VA

Posted on November 13th, 2014

Nov 11, 201 by Bryant Jordan Verna Jones, who was recently named executive director of The American Legion, says the 2.4 million member organization is not looking to relive arguments about disability and appointment backlogs with the Veterans Affairs Department. The contentious period that came to a head with revelations that numerous VA hospitals manipulated… Read More »



American Legion National Commander responds to Washington Times article

Posted on October 23rd, 2014

American Legion National Commander Mike Helm sent the following letter to the Washington Times in response to its article, “Younger veterans bypass VFW, American Legion for service, fitness groups.” To the Editor: In reference to “Younger Veterans Bypass VFW, American Legion for Service, Fitness Groups,” I have to wonder why the growing footprint of American… Read More »



Legislative

Posted on October 12th, 2011

Legislative The American Legion Department of Texas Legislative Commission is comprised of four members (one from each Division) appointed by the Department Commander and approved by the Executive Committee and The Department Convention. The Chairman of the Commission is appointed by the Department Commander and also is approved by the same process. There is also… Read More »