Happy Independence Day!

Department Commander Bob Waugh has a special Independence Day message for the Legion Family.

2022 Department Convention

2022 Department Convention July 8-10 at the Holiday Inn Des Moines Airport & Conference Center.

Walk for Veterans

The American Legion Walk for Veterans will be during the Veterans Parade at the Iowa State Fair on August 15, 2022, at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. 

Indy Car and Iowa Speedway

The American Legion and The Department of Iowa will be cheering on the Legion sponsored No. 48 INDYCAR at the “Fastest Short Track on the Planet” July 22-24, 2022.

Job Opening

The Department of Iowa is looking for a Service Office Claims Representative.

In observance of Independence Day,

Department Offices will be closed Monday, July 4, 2022

Recent News & Updates

Iowa Flag-Raiser at Iwo Jima to be Honored

By Carol Carpenter Hansoncaranhan@gmail.com   515-822-8635Historian with Brooklyn Historical Society For release: March 17, 2022 BROOKLYN, IOWA – A lot of parades have marched down the main street of this small Iowa town, but not many with the national and...

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Department Finance Officer Ken Danilson

Ken Danilson on the right at the podium. The Department of Iowa regrets to announce the death of Department Finance Officer Ken Danilson. Ken passed away Saturday, March 12, 2022. Visitation will be March 17 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the United Methodist Church, 108...

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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.