RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

American Legion

A collection of news and information related to American Legion published by this site and its partners.

Top American Legion Articles

Displaying items 89-99
  • Wounded Veteran Continues To Advocate For Other Vets

    Wounded Veteran Continues To Advocate For Other Vets
    On July 9, 2012, while deployed to Afghanistan, Sgt. Micah Welintukonis was shot, then hit by a suicide bomber. He was in a coma for two weeks, and spent four months at Walter Reed military hospital. Welintukonis’ wife Camilla, pregnant at the...
  • Verdugo Views: Tiny stone house played a big part in CV history

    Verdugo Views: Tiny stone house played a big part in CV history
    Italian immigrants Tommaso and Josephine Bonetto bought acreage in the still-wide-open Crescenta Valley in 1905 and with their two small sons, Bart and Tom, moved into a tiny one-room, stone house already on the property. The origin of the stone house is...
  • Lebanon Business Community Holds Event At The Town Community Center

    Lebanon Business Community Holds Event At The Town Community Center
    A June 14 event, hosted by the Lebanon Connecticut Business Association and held on the grounds of the town community center, offered businesses and others the opportunity to set up booths as vendors. Churches, the local American Legion, local farmers...
  • From the Boathouse: Kicking off summer on the East Coast

    Ahoy from the Big Apple, and welcome to the official start of summer! I am visiting New York City to attend Talkers New York 2014, which is a gathering for those active in the radio industry. Receptions, guest speakers and panel discussions are planned...
  • Robert J. "Chief" Hunter, railroader

    Robert J. "Chief" Hunter, railroader
    Robert J. "Chief" Hunter, a career railroader who retired from Amtrak, died of heart failure Wednesday at Little Flower Manor nursing home in Darby, Pa. The former Lutherville resident was 91. The son of Robert Hunter, a shipyard worker, and Delia...
  • U.S. success sparks World Cup fever in Chicago

    U.S. success sparks World Cup fever in Chicago
    Chicago soccer legend Willy Roy noticed the strangest thing during a trip last week to Wood Dale American Legion Post 1205: People wanted to talk soccer. Even for a man who built his life around the beautiful game, this almost never happens. "Older...
  • Lehigh Valley basks in patriotic glow of Independence Day celebrations

    Lehigh Valley basks in patriotic glow of Independence Day celebrations
    The images that come to mind when we think of Independence Day are wrapped in patriotism and healthy doses of red, white and blue. After all, standard Fourth of July fare includes Uncle Sam, marching bands, American flags, a good cover band and anything...
  • Charles Edward Griffin February 16, 1961 - June 13, 2014

    Charles Edward Griffin <br/> February 16, 1961 - June 13, 2014
    Charles (Chuck) Edward Griffin, 53, passed on 06/13/14 in Sylmar, CA.  He was born 02/16/1961 in Fort Campbell, KY. He leaves behind, daughter Jaclyn Griffin, step son Jason Scott, parents Robert and Alyce Griffin, brother Gary Griffin, god-son Gary...
  • Riding a patriotic wave

    Riding a patriotic wave
    It's tough being the Statue of Liberty. Vanessa Butler learned that lesson her first year riding in the Old Glory Boat Parade. The Newport Beach resident joined family and friends in decorating a patriotic vessel, and with her tall stature, she proved a...
  • Obama selects former Procter & Gamble chief to lead Veterans Affairs

    Obama selects former Procter & Gamble chief to lead Veterans Affairs
    In nominating Bob McDonald as the next secretary of Veterans Affairs, President Obama is recruiting a West Point graduate with experience in running a big corporation — Procter & Gamble — to turn around a department whose failure to provide...
  • Fairbanks Sr. and Fairbanks Jr. [updated]

     
    Douglas Fairbanks Sr., right, bids farewell to Doug Jr., as dad and stepmother, actress Mary Pickford, travel to Europe....