Newly Elected National Commander

Find out more about James W. “Bill” Oxford, the new Commander for The American Legion.

LEGION Act Signed into Law

President Donald J. Trump signs S. 504, the Let Everyone Get Involved in Opportunities for National Service (LEGION) Act Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in the Oval Office of the White House. Approximately 6 million more veterans now have access to American Legion programs and benefits for which they previously had not been eligible.

New Membership Application

Now that the President of the U.S. has signed “The Legion Act,” we have changed our eligibility requirements effective immediately.  Any service member who has served a minimum of one day of federal service honorably  any time after 12/7/1941 is eligible to join the American Legion.

Flooding Emergency Help

The American Legion’s National Emergency Fund is there to help Legionnaires and SAL members with natural disasters like this when our members must leave their homes.

Recent News & Updates

Regional Baseball Update

The Dubuque County team was eliminated from the Central Plains tournament with losses to Appleton, WI and Renner, SD. The winner of the Central Plains tournament and the winners from the other seven regional tournaments will play in the Legion World Series in Shelby,...

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Why Join The Legion?

The American Legion is the nation’s largest and most influential veterans service organization. Made up of U.S. wartime veterans and their families, the Legion has made significant contributions to veterans and local communities.

Legion Posts

The local American Legion post is the foundation workforce of this hundred year old veteran organization. Without the hard work of members and leadership of the local post, very little would be accomplished by The American Legion locally and nationally.

Legion Programs

American Legion Programs change lives. From our Support Programs to Children and Youth, Legion Programs make an impact in the lives of those involved, thereby impacting our communities for the better. Be sure to take a look.