Soldiers stationed at K2 left behind after exposure to toxic sludge

America’s soldiers have been subject to some horrible working conditions throughout the year. Sometimes these exposures are avoidable, while some come with the territory and environment.

American Legion Director of Media and Communications Jeff Stoffer told the story of a modern day Agent Orange, another about the effects of the U.S. dependency on China for medication and an operation that could have been the most deadly ever on AWF Union Podcast. Continue reading

Military service members become heroes while doing everyday jobs

There are many stories of everyday labor changing the course of a war, raising troop morale or just helping to ensure the job gets done. From mail handlers to cooks, everyone plays a crucial role in the effort.

American Legion Director of Media and Communications Jeff Stoffer discussed how these service members, who served everyday roles, were able to inspire others on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

Remembering Operation Desert Storm and the technology that aided the U.S. military

The capabilities of the U.S. military vastly expanded in the years after the Vietnam War. The technologies developed between the Vietnam War and the Middle Eastern conflicts has allowed for greater American strategies

American Legion Director of Media and Communications Jeff Stoffer discussed the upcoming American Legion Magazine and some of the stories within, including the anniversary of Operation Desert Storm and a long awaited electronic record keeping program. Continue reading

American Legion honors member selected for Smithsonian design

Native Americans have made and continue making enormous contributions to our society and defending it. American Legion Media and Communications Director Jeff Stoffer joined AWF Union Podcast to talk about Harvey Pratt, his career and his current work. Continue reading

The American Legion compares Biden and Trump on veterans issues

The American Legion Media and Communications Commission Director Jeff Stoffer explained how Democratic Candidate, Joe Biden and President Donald Trump stack up on veteran issues, the current political divide and more on the Sept. 18 episode of America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

WWII Soldier’s PTSD Displayed in his Artwork During his Service

Director of Media and Communications with the American Legion, Jeff Stoffer spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on June 19 about the American Legion COVID-19 survey, a World War II soldier’s post-traumatic stress disorder portrayed in his artwork and a paralyzed bobsledder. Continue reading