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Past Deparment Commander Ron Struble

Past Department Commander, Ron Struble (2014-2015) The Department of Iowa regrets to announce the death of Past Department Commander Ron Struble. Commander Struble passed away on Friday, December 17, 2021, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.  Visitation will...

American Legion Baseball to honor Lou Gehrig Day

Teams nationwide encouraged to observe a moment of silence.  INDIANAPOLIS (May 7, 2021) – Approximately 5,000 new cases of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) — also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease — are diagnosed in the United States each year. The American Legion...

2021 Boys State Update

The American Legion of Iowa Boys State Board met as regularly scheduled on Saturday, March 27, 2021, to discuss the 2021 Boys State Program and the options facing them to conduct the program. It was decided by the board to pursue an in-person program due to the...

2021 Legistlative Day Goes Virtual

Veterans Day at the Capitol will be held on Wednesday January 20, at 10:30 am as a virtual event.  Legionnaires are encouraged to view the event live online at  the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs Facebook page at the address below.IDVA Facebook PagePlease note...