Blood Donors Needed

The American Legion of Iowa and LifeServe have teamed on a blood drive during the Department Convention. That blood drive will happen Saturday but it is by appointment only. Would you believe that when this is being written only 4 of the 50 possible appointment times...

Commander Tinley’s Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage to the Grave of Iowa’s First Department Commander Commander J. Scott Moline and 100th Anniversary Chairman Roger Norfolk will lead a pilgrimage on July 13 to the grave of Iowa’s first Department Commander, LTG Matthew Tinley. They will lead a...

Baseball Night with The Kernels

American Legion Centennial Night at Cedar Rapids Kernels Game Wednesday, July 10, starting at 5:45 p.m.  Veterans Stadium Cedar Rapids Kernels VS Great Lakes Loons This is a link that when they purchase their tickets on it, the 2nd District Legion will get $1 back....

Commander’s Birthday Wish

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...

First Commander of The Department of Iowa

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...