Thanksgiving Message from Commander Kessler

The Department of Iowa would like to wish you and those you spend your holiday with a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving.

Unity Award, Colflesh Trophy & Watch Winners Announced

Results from the 2020 PDC Rally have been posted. Congratulations to all for a job well done!

Our office will be closed Wednesday, November 25 – Friday, November 27

HQ & SO COVID-19 Response

For the protection of our staff and their families and to help limit the spread of the COVID-19, The American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary offices are still closed to the public. To make an appointment, please call 515-282-5068.

The Service Office in the Federal Building is open by appointment only. To make an appointment with a claims representative, please call 515-323-7532.

Recent News & Updates

Legion Riders Resolution 19

This Fall, the NEC updated program guidelines for the American Legion Riders National Program. American Legion Riders National Chairman Mark Clark highlights some of the changes to the Program Guidelines for The American Legion Riders National Program. Here is a copy...

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Buddy Check Week Legislation

Call to Action Going forward, the National Legislative Division will be sharing all Action Alerts with Department Commanders and Adjutants to expand our reach and increase our digital advocacy efforts. Using Actions Alerts greatly increases our memberships reach and...

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Training Tuesdays

Introducing Training Tuesdays Beginning in October, American Legion National Headquarters staff will present 60 to 90-minute sessions on topics aimed at Post Commanders and Adjutants. Please join us to learn more about these two topics. October 27, 2020 – 7PM EDT...

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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.