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 now 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 reaching them immediately.
Recent News & Updates
AUGUST 3-6, 2020 The 57th annual National Membership Training Workshop will be hosted live through Microsoft Teams. National Headquarters staff will be the presenters and moderators. The theme this year is “Growing a Post.” The agenda is located below. It features...
James Howerton served in Vietnam from February 1969 to February 1970. Mr. Howerton served in the Infantry attached to the 1st CAV in Quang Tri near the DMZ. At the time, like many others, he had no idea that his time in Vietnam would have the impact on the rest of his...
Cancellation of the 2020 Department Convention enabled the carryover of all elected and appointed Department officers and committees. The incumbents in those positions, however, retained the right to resign if they wished. That happened in two cases requiring action...
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.