Ed McGivern

The Department of Iowa regrets to announce the death of Past Department Commander Ed McGivern. Commander McGivern passed away Saturday, September 28, 2019. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 405 4th...

Commader Kessler’s Homecoming

Commander Kessler’s Homecoming Date: September 22, 2019 | Time: 2-5 pm Harris-Lake Park MS/HS – 905 South Market Street, Lake Park, IA 51347 Reception will be held in the Commons Area, please enter through the main South...

2019 Open House

OPEN HOUSE Department President Kelly Elliott & Department Commander Jim Kessler September 7, 2019 – 1pm to 4pm Ray & Virginia Boyer American Legion Hall 114 Main St SW, Shellsburg IA Hotels: Cobblestone Inn 1202 W 11th St Vinton, IA 319-472-2220 Cedar...

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...

2019 Memorial Day

The True Meaning of Memorial Day To veterans and their families nation-wide, Memorial Day is a day to remember all who died in active duty service. It is not, as it is to millions that look forward to, a three day weekend with a day off and many social functions and...