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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
PVT Roy Brown Jr. U.S. Army WW ll K.I.A. Van Meter / Des Moines / Runnells, IA August 21st, 28th-29th, 2020 The family of PVT. Roy Brown Jr. has asked the Patriot Guard to show honor and respect for Roy. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today...
Governor Reynolds declaration of a Natural Disaster Proclamation for some Iowa counties means that the Legion's National Emergency Fund can be used to help Legionnaires and Sons members that have been displaced from their homes due to the derecho. The member must...
Due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions now and in the next few months, it was necessary to re-evaluate all American Legion activities and meetings in the coming months. It was determined that The National American Legion College would have to be...
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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.
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.
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