Recent News & Updates
100th Birthday Wishes Our personal birthdays are very important to us and our families. A birthday signifies our beginning and the joy of life. Every human on earth has been given a chance to further their own unique mission. This momentous occasion cannot be...read more
Mathew Adrian Tinley: First Commander of The American Legion Department of Iowa By Roger Norfolk Mathew Adrian Tinley, physician and surgeon, retired Lieutenant General and Commander of the 34th Infantry Division and the first Commander of the Iowa Department of the...read more
Governor Reynolds and the Iowa Legislature will be acting on a proclamation celebrating the centennial of The American Legion and recognizing the period of March 15 through September 16, 1919 as the period of formation of The American Legion in Iowa. Legion family...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.