Recent News & Updates
The True Meaning of Memorial Day To veterans and their families nation-wide, Memorial Day is a day to remember all who died in active duty service. It is not, as it is to millions that look forward to, a three day weekend with a day off and many social functions and...read more
LifeServe Blood Center is asking community members to show their support for local heroes this Memorial Day weekend! Our Military Appreciation Blood Drive aims to honor active duty military as well as veterans while providing much needed blood donations to community...read more
American Legion Centennial Night at Cedar Rapids Kernels Game Wednesday, July 10, starting at 5:45 p.m. Veterans Stadium Cedar Rapids Kernels VS Great Lakes Loons This is a link that when they purchase their tickets on it, the 2nd District Legion will get $1 back....read more
Why Join The Legion?
The American Legion is the nation’s largest and most influential veterans service organization. Made up of U.S. wartime veterans and their families, the Legion has made significant contributions to veterans and local communities.
The local American Legion post is the foundation workforce of this hundred year old veteran organization. Without the hard work of members and leadership of the local post, very little would be accomplished by The American Legion locally and nationally.
American Legion Programs change lives. From our Support Programs to Children and Youth, Legion Programs make an impact in the lives of those involved, thereby impacting our communities for the better. Be sure to take a look.