Recent News & Updates
Three outstanding contestants gave their all during the Department of Iowa's Oratorical Final held the last day of Mid-Winter. Patrick Junker was chosen as the Department's Champion. Patrick is sponsored by Van Meter American Legion Post #403 and will represent Iowa...read more
The Iowa Wild is reaching out to Military Organizations in regards to their Military Appreciation Night, Friday, January 18th, 2019. The Wild take on the Ontario Reign at 7 PM in Wells Fargo Arena, downtown Des Moines. Below is a flyer that has the link to the free...read more
Please Join Us The Iowa Commission of Veterans Affairs invites you to join us for the annual Veterans Day at the Capitol. You will have an opportunity to meet with your elected officials and discuss key issues affecting our Iowa veterans. A number of veteran-related...read more
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.