Judy Demarest

Judith Nadine Demarest, age 75, of Ames, passed away on Monday, December 30, 2019 at the Israel Family Hospice House. Judy was a 52-year member of the Ames American Legion Auxiliary and a past member of the Pure Heaven Color Guard, winning multiple American Legion...

Pvt. Whitaker Returns Home

After 76 years a young Marine will be Returning Home from Battle At 2:00 pm on November 22, 2019 Channing Robert Whitaker, son of Luther & Retta Whitaker, will receive full military burial honors In Des Moines, Iowa. Channing was the seventh child born on August...

USO Center Will Open On Camp Dodge

The first USO Center in Iowa will open on Camp Dodge with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on November 2 at 11 a.m. followed by a cookout lunch. Anyone wishing to attend should send an RSVP to cmiller@uso.org by October 29.

Iowa In Top 10

Iowa Stays In Membership Top 10 The October 16 National membership report has Iowa continuing to rank in the Top 10. We easily reached and exceeded the 55% target on Oct 9. The next date is 65% on November 14. We need 655 more members in our Department to reach that...

2019 Fall NEC Meeting

News from NEC meeting Several items of importance to Iowa Legionnaires came from the National Executive Committee meeting earlier this week. Following the adjustment in eligibility dates, a small alteration in the Preamble to our National Constitution has been mad....