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National Convention

National Convention
August 23-29. 2024
New Orleans, LA

Recent News & Updates

New 2023-2024 Department Commander

Department of Iowa,  I Thank you for electing me your Department Commander. I thank you for the trust you put in me to help lead our great organization. My motto this year is the last four words of our Preamble “Devotion to Mutual Helpfulness”. Why? Because all of us...

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2022 PDC Rally

PDC Rally, Unity and Colflesh Trophies On Saturday, November 19th, members of The American Legion of Iowa Family gathered at the annual Past District Commander’s Membership Rally, hosted by Van Meter American Legion Post #403. The Unity Award is given to the district...

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Iowa Flag-Raiser at Iwo Jima to be Honored

By Carol Carpenter   515-822-8635Historian with Brooklyn Historical Society For release: March 17, 2022 BROOKLYN, IOWA – A lot of parades have marched down the main street of this small Iowa town, but not many with the national and...

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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.