Legion headed to White House

American Legion Director of Media Relations Joe Plenzler chats with Executive Director Verna Jones, Legislative Director Matthew Shuman and Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation Director Louis Celli. Broadcast Live on Facebook on March 16, 2017.


Legion meets with President Trump

American Legion Executive director Verna Jones discusses the meeting with President Trump. Interview was broadcast on Facebook Live on March 17, 2017. Stay tuned to The American Legion National Headquarters on Facebook for future broadcasts.


American Legion hosts Trump transition team

The American Legion joined representatives from 30 veterans service organizations in a meeting with president-elect Trump's transition team at the Legion offices in Washington, D.C. to discuss veterans issues for the new administration to address.

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2015 Legislative Priorities

Submitted to accompany testimony before Congress by American Legion National Commander Michael D. Helm, Feb. 25, 2015

Legislative Handbook

This booklet explains the importance of legislation to the Legion’s programs, why it is necessary for members of The American Legion family to lend individual support when requested, and how to know when to offer support.

Legislative Action Center

Help The American Legion by taking action on current issues and legislation.