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National Commander to Visit Iowa

National Commander Daniel J. Seehafer will visit Iowa February 16-17 and will be making 4 public appearances.

The locations hosting the events would appreciate if attendees RSVP.

Click below for schedule, details, and to RSVP for a visit.

District Spring Conferences

The Spring District Conferences are a great opportunity for anyone seeking to learn more about The American Legion or wating to get more involved.

At the meeting you will hear reports from Department and National officers, Department Headquarters staff members, Department Service Office staff members, and Department and District Commission and Committee Chairs.  All will help you gain knowledge of American Legion programs, policies and positions.

VA Facility Tours

The annual visits of Veterans Affairs Health Care System facilities serving the veterans of Iowa and the Iowa Veterans Home have resumed.

All Legion, Auxiliary, and SAL members are welcome to participate.

Stars Stripes Spirit 5K

Stars Stripes Spirit 5K

  • 5K Walk/Run
  • 1K Option
  • Color Rush Run for Kids and the Young at Heart
  • Event T-Shirt
  • Food and Beverages

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Department & National Dues Increases

Both Department and National have voted to increase their dues by $5 each.  The Department increase takes effect January 1, 2024, and the National increase takes effect July 1, 2024.


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.