Vincent J. “Jim” Troiola (pronounced Tree-Ola) of New York was elected national commander of the nation’s largest veteran service organization on Sept. 1, 2022, in Milwaukee during The American Legion’s 103rd national convention. Click to learn more about The Commander’s Membership Incentives.
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PDC Rally, Unity and Colflesh Trophies On Saturday, November 19th, members of The American Legion of Iowa Family gathered at the annual Past District Commander’s Membership Rally, hosted by Van Meter American Legion Post #403. The Unity Award is given to the district...
TAL Commander Randy Johnson and SAL Detachment Commander Jim Lastovka presenting Robert Hines with his award. It is with great pleasure that Robert E. Hines was nominated for the Detachment of Iowa Sons of The American Legion Member of the Year Award for 2022. When I...
Department of Iowa, Thank you for electing me your Department Commander. I want to begin by giving a shout out to Ed Rohner. Contested elections are tough. The whole process can get out of hand very quickly and divide our legionnaires more than they already are simply...
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