#1 Veteran Referral Source
  • Richard Albero's pinstripe march
    Yankees fan Richard Albero, a teacher who has retired to Florida, is walking 1,200 miles -- from Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida, to Yankee Stadium in the Bronx -- in the name of the Wounded Warrior Project. Each mile is dedicated to a former Yankees player in the name of whom money can be donated […]
  • Wounded Warrior Project Kicks Off Rolling Odyssey Program
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today in Houston, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) launched Rolling Odyssey, offering the wounded combat veterans it serves a new and unique group motorcycle riding experience. This program is fueled through WWP's alliance with Harley-Davidson Motor Company, and the inaugural ride travels from Houston to Baton Rouge then back […]
  • Area veterans, golfers raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project
    THE WOODLANDS — In order to help raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project, more than 110 golfers and veterans gathered at The Woodlands Country Club for the Heroes for Freedom Golf Tournament Monday. Tags: WWP Wounded_Warrior_Project wwpinc woundedveterans warriors WoundedWarriorProject
  • Rodgers Chevrolet raises funds to benefit Wounded Warrior Project at annual Camaro Show
    Despite the weather conditions on Saturday, hundreds of people made it out to Rodgers Chevrolet’s annual Camaro Show to raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project. Tags: WWP Wounded_Warrior_Project wwpinc woundedveterans warriors WoundedWarriorProject
  • Wounded Warrior fundraiser in New Haven to help veterans
    NEW HAVEN - Curtis Frye III's love for the Red Sox goes back as long as he can remember, but it was cemented the day he attended a game as a 10-year-old and sat behind Dwight "Dewey" Evans in right field. Tags: WWP Wounded_Warrior_Project wwpinc woundedveterans warriors WoundedWarriorProject
  • Legion Rider's nostalgic journey one for the history books
    For Dr. E Bruce Heilman, his 6,000-mile motorcycle trek began at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia and ended in Washington, D.C., just in time to observe Memorial Day. His 34- day trip spanned 20 states across the United States - all for a meaningful mission. "The purpose was for me to go shouting, 'The […]
  • Membership working ... for many reasons
    The American Legion Department of Illinois’ 11th District is the largest in the state, totaling more than 9,200 members. And entering early May, the district was less than .4 percent of hitting 100 percent of its membership goal. The reason? There are a lot of them, depending on who you ask. Some say it’s having […]
  • The need to be a part of something
    U.S. Marine Corps veteran Matthew Lutz joined The American Legion online because he wanted to get involved in his community and connect with fellow veterans in the Geneva, Ill., area. But whether or not he would have stayed in the Legion without finding a local Legion post in which to transfer to is uncertain. But […]
  • 'An evolution for The American Legion'
    The Legion’s age-old mantra of veterans helping veterans has found a fitting home at the University of Akron, a modern-day college campus complete with football games, Greek houses and sprawling concourses. At the school, located in Akron, Ohio, a group of dedicated student veterans have founded University of Akron Post 808, one of the fastest-growing […]
  • Revitalization effort makes difference in Illinois
    At one time, American Legion Post 84 in Aurora, Ill., was thriving, with a membership topping 1,000 in the 1970s. But that number dropped considerably over the years, to the point where the post was simply hanging on. That’s not the case any longer. In early May, the post’s membership stood at 329, a number […]

Military and veteran news

Latest News from Google

Senator: Wait times for Colorado Springs veterans is ‘unacceptable’

Mabus: 1 in 4 Marine recruits should be women

Saudi-led air campaign in Yemen drags on with little progress

Iraqi forces take positions on Ramadi outskirts

Heavy Gunfire, Multiple Blasts Strike Kabul

First-of-its-kind Marine task force deploys to Central America

Texas man charged with supporting ISIL

American Legion grew out of end of World War I

Nine years on, Ramadi still matters to troops, vets, families

Carter: Iraqis showed ‘no will to fight’ in Ramadi

VA hospital $1 billion over budget gets another 100 million

On Memorial Day: Remembering those who die from suicide

Deals and discounts for veterans in honor of Memorial Day

What veterans really think about on Memorial Day

In Historic Vote, Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Veterans Medical Marijuana Amendment

Mason Veterans Honored

102-year-old recognized for 7 decades of service to American Legion Post 878 in Oley

Design competition to open for World War I Memorial in D.C.

Veterans sue state over segregated memorial

Boehner: Little progress at VA year after Shinseki departure

VA Chief rips Congress for inaction on Denver hospital

Funding decision looms in Denver VA hospital predicament

VA’s ability to increase health professionals is ‘seriously fractured’

Why perspective is needed while watching the fall of Ramadi in Iraq

Report: Retaliation against sex assault victims rampant

Wounded, vets respected

Despite new evidence, VA still denies veteran benefits

American Legion Hosts Commander Helm

Veteran kills self in parking lot of Phoenix VA office

Hearse stops at Florida Dunkin’ Donuts while carrying veteran

Southeast DC facility for homeless veterans gets a boost

VA gets praise for Choice changes, but veterans groups say more must be done

O’Fallon veterans memorial tablets damaged

Automated System Often Unjustly Boosts Veterans’ Disability Benefits

Local veterans services merge

Task force would study legal service access for city veterans

Seattle VA hospital strands veteran outside ER

Marion County Veterans Voice Concern for Deteriorating Memorial

Veterans club, history center team up to preserve memories – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

UNC, Florida, Temple and Navy to take part in 2015 Veterans Classic – CBSSports.com

Veterans to hold special meeting about VA issues – First Coast News

Medical marijuana bills to be heard by House panel today following veterans’ plea – Dallas Morning News (blog)

Our veterans and Hep C – The Hill (blog)

Debate over signs at Veterans Memorial Arena – WJXT Jacksonville

Connecting the dots for veterans – Philly.com

VA hospitals in Pittsburgh, Erie turn attention to female veterans’ needs – Tribune-Review

Fraternity brothers accused of disrespecting veterans – Fox News

Talons Out Honor Flight brings 69 Michigan veterans to Washington D.C. – MLive.com

4 Tips for Managing Veterans – U.S. News & World Report

Job fair held for veterans and military personnel – fox2now.com

1,000s of Md. VA health appointments didn’t meet 30-day goal

Connecticut bill targeting women veterans up for a vote

Jeb Bush touts voucher-like system for veterans’ care during Colorado Springs visit

Meet The Iraq War Vet Winning Hearts On Dancing With The Stars

Texas School’s Controversial Mural Getting Another Paint Job — Back to Red, White and Blue

Lawsuit would force quick decisions on vets’ appeals

Fears about North Korean missiles during Pentagon chief’s visit

Could veterans have concussion-related CTE?

Department of Veterans Affairs’ proposal could cut aid for vets

Western radicals who support terrorists present complex danger

New VA center fails to shorten wait times for Colorado Springs area veterans

New personnel rules: Carter’s plans to keep best troops

Veterans battle VA for atomic designation

Special Ops Troops Doubt Women Can Do The Job

Senator: Congress needs ‘to scour’ final Iran nuke deal

National commander visits Columbia American Legion post

Positive trend for post-9/11 vet jobs

Legion’s national leader sets priorities

Army says diversity training sent wrong signal

Veterans’ health records lost in VA-Department of Defense divide

Odierno: Readiness at historically low levels

Retired Leaders: Young Troops Don’t Focus On Retirement Planning

Former troops with highest suicide risk often don’t qualify for mental care

New chief of embattled Tomah VA answers questions

New study finds no elevated risk of suicide for servicemembers who deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan

Army set to ease tattoo rules

One VA doctor’s cure for opiate overprescription: diagnose first

Iraq War planners urge U.S. military presence once Islamic State is defeated

2 Western Pennsylvania veterans’ suicides raise questions

Veteran commits suicide in VA parking lot

American Legion plans Boys State program

U.S. Judge Finds Iran Liable In 2000 Attack On USS Cole

Carter Backs Retirement Benefits For Younger Troops

Department of Defense Releases Fourth Quarter 2014 Suicide Information

Tuskegee Airman Leslie A. Williams dies in California at 95

Air Force songbook again cited, this time in sex assault lawsuit

Thousands of Michigan veterans miss out on benefits

Legion’s Adopt a vet program addressing lack of visitors for some veterans

VA Secretary to Montana veterans: We need to do more



Coming soon: Our Local Veterans’ View Edition


Wisconsin Illinois Indiana Florida Texas Missouri USA USA USA

Featured Veteran Groups and Organizations

Veteran’s View  partners with veteran organizations to promote their news and events. Click to see the latest from veteran-friendly groups nationwide. Read More…


Museum Guide

SpI Group Inc