Recent News & Updates
The Holiday Inn Des Moines Airport’s restaurant will be undergoing renovations during our Mid-Winter Conference. Throughout the years the Holiday Inn has done an exceptional job in providing a...
Today in Legion History: Jan. 27, 1936: Congress overrides President Roosevelt’s veto of the Adjusted Compensation Payment Act – a redrafted version of The American Legion’s bill that had been...
Judith Nadine Demarest, age 75, of Ames, passed away on Monday, December 30, 2019 at the Israel Family Hospice House. Judy was a 52-year member of the Ames American Legion Auxiliary and a past...
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.