More than 1,000 veterans have shared their memories of basic training on The American Legion's Legiontown web page. It's not too late to add your story and photo to the growing collection.

What do you remember most about basic training? What's your fondest memory? Your worst? Once approved by an editor, stories will be posted online at Go there now to read previously published stories.

Go to and click on "Share Your Story," or mail your submission to Basic Training Memories, c/o The American Legion Magazine, P.O. Box 1055, Indianapolis, IN 46206.
Honor & Remembrance
Share your basic training memories!