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The American Legion has taken issue with the CBS reality show “The Amazing Race” showcasing the wreckage of a B-52 bomber shot down in Vietnam in 1972. The plane is now the centerpiece of a monument celebrating the “defeat of U.S. imperialists.” (American Legion)

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The American Legion has taken issue with the CBS reality show “The Amazing Race” showcasing the wreckage of a B-52 bomber shot down in Vietnam in 1972. The plane is now the centerpiece of a monument celebrating the “defeat of U.S. imperialists.” (American Legion)

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is handed a baby while greeting a crowd of supporters after an appearance at American Legion Post 176 on Thursday in Springfield during a swing through Virginia. (Associated Press)

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is handed a baby while greeting a crowd of supporters after an appearance at American Legion Post 176 on Thursday in Springfield during a swing through Virginia. (Associated Press)

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks Aug. 29, 2012, at the American Legion National Convention in Indianapolis. (Associated Press)

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Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at the American Legion National Convention, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks Aug. 29, 2012, at the American Legion National Convention in Indianapolis. (Associated Press)

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks Aug. 29, 2012, at the American Legion National Convention in Indianapolis. (Associated Press)

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks Aug. 29, 2012, at the American Legion National Convention in Indianapolis. (Associated Press)

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney addresses an audience on Wednesday, March 21, 2012, during a campaign stop at an American Legion post in Arbutus, Md. (Associated Press)

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, a GOP presidential hopeful, addresses an audience during a campaign stop at an American Legion post in Arbutus, Md., on Wednesday. (Associated Press)

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Republican presidential candidate and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks March 5, 2012, at the American Legion in Westerville, Ohio. (Associated Press)

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Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, campaigns at American Legion Post 15 in Sumter, S.C., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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A member of an American Legion color guard (center) carries an American flag during Veterans Day ceremonies in front of the Massachusetts Statehouse in Boston on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann greets American Legion officers Thursday after addressing their national convention in Minneapolis. She said she would be a "strong leader."

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President Obama waves as he boards Air Force One at the Minneapolis St. Paul Airport in St. Paul, Minn., on Aug. 30, 2011, after addressing the American Legion in Minneapolis. (Associated Press)

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President Obama addresses the annual convention of the American Legion at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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John D. Johnson, incoming commander of American Legion Post 130, of Falls Church, Va., gets help folding up the American flag following the Memorial Day Veteran's Ceremony in Falls Church City, Va., on Monday, May 30, 2011. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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House Republican leader John Boehner, speaking at the American Legion convention Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010, in Milwaukee, is not taking Republican popularity in the polls for granted. A spokesman for the Ohio lawmaker said the path to a majority in the House is a "steep climb." (AP Photo/Morry Gash)