Office Closed to the Public

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 now closed to the public.

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. Due to the high volume of inquiries, claims, and case load, we ask that everyone please be patient as the Service Office will respond as soon as possible if you are unable to reaching them immediately.

57th Annual National Membership Workshop

Virtual meeting August 3-6, 2020

New Membership Application

Any service member who has served a minimum of one day of federal service honorably any time after 12/7/1941 is eligible to join the American Legion.

Recent News & Updates

Department Executive Committee Fill Vacancies

Cancellation of the 2020 Department Convention enabled the carryover of all elected and appointed Department officers and committees.  The incumbents in those positions, however, retained the right to resign if they wished. That happened in two cases requiring action...

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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.