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...

Mental Health

Mental Health Initiative An American Legion national online mental health survey released last week is revealing some staggering information about veterans and their caregivers nationwide. Hundreds have responded so far, but many more are needed so The American Legion...

Aspen Dental Day of Service

Aspen Dental Day of Service WHAT: Aspen Dental is offering free dental care for local veterans as part of its Healthy Mouth Movement WHEN: Saturday, June 8, 9 am – 3 pm WHO: Local veterans & Aspen Dental dentists and team members WHERE: Aspen Dental Des Moines, IA...

Iowa Speedway

Volunteers Wanted for NASCAR Event at The Iowa Speedway in Newton – June 15 & 16, 2019 You have seen the groups holding the huge American Flag at sporting events around the country. This is your chance to be one of those people at a NASCAR. The American...

Iowa Sends 4 to JSSP Finals

Four shooters from the Des Moines North MCJROTC shooting team have qualified for the National Finals in the sporter category. They are Arturo Zaragoza, Kevin Nguyen, Sydney Krejci and Adriana Campos. The finals will be held at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado...