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Fall District Conferences

For a schedule of the 2020 Fall District Conferences and resources, click on the button.

DEC Fall Meeting

Please RSVP though here or call 800-365-8387 no later than October 30, 2020.

National Emergency Fund for Members

The National Emergency Fund has provided more than $8 million in direct financial assistance to American Legion Family members and posts. By providing this emergency funding, NEF has prevented damaged posts from closing and enabled American Legion Family members to recover from tragedy. Please see the list of counties in Iowa impacted by the Derecho of 2020.

HQ & SO COVID-19 Response

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 still closed to the public. To make an appointment, please call 515-282-5068.

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.

Recent News & Updates

Legion Riders Resolution 19

This Fall, the NEC updated program guidelines for the American Legion Riders National Program. American Legion Riders National Chairman Mark Clark highlights some of the changes to the Program Guidelines for The American Legion Riders National Program. Here is a copy...

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Buddy Check Week Legislation

Call to Action Going forward, the National Legislative Division will be sharing all Action Alerts with Department Commanders and Adjutants to expand our reach and increase our digital advocacy efforts. Using Actions Alerts greatly increases our memberships reach and...

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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.