Oratorical Contest Information

Be sure to check the Oratorical Contest page for up-to-date information.

2021 Mid-Winter Conference

Mid-Winter Conference to be Hybrid Event. Learn More for details.

Boys State Reservations

Reserve your post’s Boys State spots for 2021. Fees are $300 per delegate.

Due to inclement weather, the staff will be working remotely
Friday, January 15, 2021

HQ & SO COVID-19 Response

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 still closed to the public. To make an appointment, please call 515-282-5068.

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.

Recent News & Updates

2021 Legistlative Day Goes Virtual

Veterans Day at the Capitol will be held on Wednesday January 20, at 10:30 am as a virtual event.  Legionnaires are encouraged to view the event live online at  the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs Facebook page at the address below.IDVA Facebook PagePlease note...

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Legislative Council Openings

APPLICATION NOW CLOSED After each election, an active, involved Legionnaire is chosen to be the Department of Iowa’s primary contact with each of our Senators and Representatives. Those Legionnaires are selected based on two factors, the strength of their relationship...

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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.

Legion Posts

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.

Legion Programs

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.