Office Closed to the Public
For the protection of our staff and their families and to help limit the spread of the COVID-19, The American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary offices are closed to the public.
The Service Office in the Federal Building is open by appointment only. To make an appointment with a claims representative, please call 515-323-7532. Due to the high volume of inquiries, claims, and case load, we ask that everyone please be patient as the Service Office will respond as soon as possible if you are unable to reach them immediately.
Recent News & Updates
To all, National POW/ MIA Recognition Day is observed every year on the 3rd Friday in September. This special day is an observance to honor our brave, taken as prisoners of war (POW), or reported missing in action (MIA), and their families. This day is marked every...
PVT Roy Brown Jr. U.S. Army WW ll K.I.A. Van Meter / Des Moines / Runnells, IA August 21st, 28th-29th, 2020 The family of PVT. Roy Brown Jr. has asked the Patriot Guard to show honor and respect for Roy. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today...
Governor Reynolds declaration of a Natural Disaster Proclamation for some Iowa counties means that the Legion's National Emergency Fund can be used to help Legionnaires and Sons members that have been displaced from their homes due to the derecho. The member must...
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.