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National Commander to Visit Iowa

National Commander Daniel J. Seehafer will visit Iowa February 16-17 and will be making 4 public appearances.

The locations hosting the events would appreciate if attendees RSVP.

Click below for schedule, details, and to RSVP for a visit.

District Spring Conferences

The Spring District Conferences are a great opportunity for anyone seeking to learn more about The American Legion or wating to get more involved.

At the meeting you will hear reports from Department and National officers, Department Headquarters staff members, Department Service Office staff members, and Department and District Commission and Committee Chairs.  All will help you gain knowledge of American Legion programs, policies and positions.

VA Facility Tours

The annual visits of Veterans Affairs Health Care System facilities serving the veterans of Iowa and the Iowa Veterans Home have resumed.

All Legion, Auxiliary, and SAL members are welcome to participate.

Stars Stripes Spirit 5K

Stars Stripes Spirit 5K

  • 5K Walk/Run
  • 1K Option
  • Color Rush Run for Kids and the Young at Heart
  • Event T-Shirt
  • Food and Beverages

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Department & National Dues Increases

Both Department and National have voted to increase their dues by $5 each.  The Department increase takes effect January 1, 2024, and the National increase takes effect July 1, 2024.

 

Recent News & Updates

2024 National Commander’s Visit

National Commander Seehafer's Tour Daniel J. Seehafer was elected national commander of The American Legion at the National Convention on August 31, 2023, in Charlotte, NC. Seehafer likes to say, “It’s personal,” when it comes to The American Legion’s mission of...

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2023 Unity Award and Colflesh Trophy Announced

The Unity Award is given to the district with the highest percentage of combined membership of the Legion, Auxiliary and the SAL on the cutoff date of November 17.  This year it is awarded to 9th District Commander Jim Rolfes, 9th District Auxiliary President Sandi...

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DEPARTMENT AND NATIONAL DUES INCREASES

This summer, both Department and National have voted to increase their dues by $5 each. Below is a breakdown of the dues rates and how they will change when the increases take effect. As of now As of Januray 1, 2024 As of July 1, 2024 Department $15.50 Department...

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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.