Final Respects

The Legion fulfills a sacred duty by honoring the memories of U.S. veterans after death. Legion honor guards salute the fallen comrades at funeral services […]

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VA Volunteer Services

Legionnaires donate around 1 million hours of service a year at veterans health-care facilities, working through the VA Volunteer Services program. Those volunteer hours save […]

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Help For Homeless Veterans

The American Legion provides support for homeless veterans. Legion posts throughout the country build shelters or provide financial and volunteer support. AT the national level, […]

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Discharge Review

The American Legion offers free assistance to those applying to their service branches for corrections to military records and discharge statuses. Legion experts help veterans […]

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Women Veterans

The Legion hosts women veterans focus groups, works to address the unique needs of women veterans such as gender-specific healthcare, Military Sexual Trauma (MST) and […]

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Board of Veterans Appeals

For veterans and families disputing benefits decisions by VA. The American Legion has staff representatives in Washington, D.C. who can help with the appeals processes […]

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Veterans Education and The GI Bill

The American Legion was instrumental in the creation of the Harry W Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, providing veterans with education benefits that […]

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Employment and Business

The American Legion conducts, promotes and supports hundreds of veterans job fairs and career events nationwide each year. Thousands of veterans land jobs because of […]

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Working With VA

VA and The American Legion are working side by side to reverse the backlog of unresolved benefits claims. Through its System Worth Saving (SWS) and […]

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