Walk for Veterans

The American Legion Walk for Veterans will be during the Veterans Parade at the Iowa State Fair on August 15, 2022, at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. 

New Commander Elected

Randy Johnson of Morrison-Schrader American Legion Post #296 (Deep River) was elected 2022-2023 Department Commander July 10, 2022 at Department Convention.

Recent News & Updates

Department Finance Officer Ken Danilson

Ken Danilson on the right at the podium. The Department of Iowa regrets to announce the death of Department Finance Officer Ken Danilson. Ken passed away Saturday, March 12, 2022. Visitation will be March 17 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the United Methodist Church, 108...

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2022 National Commander’s Visit

National Commander Dillard National Commander’s Tour Paul E. Dillard was elected national commander of The American Legion on Sept. 2, 2021, in Phoenix during the organization’s 102nd national convention. His theme as national commander is “No Veteran Left Behind.” He...

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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.