Instead of talking about the staggering number of daily suicides, BE THE ONE to save ONE veteran.

BE THE ONE Cycling Jersey

Store open April 1 – May 08

Order your cycling jersey to promote our organization and The American Legion’s BE THE ONE initiative to prevent veteran suicide.

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Department Claims Representative

The American Legion, Department of Iowa, is taking applications for a Department Claims Representative in our Service Office.  Our Service Office is located in the Neal Smith Federal Building in Des Moines.

National Convention

August 25-31, 2023

Delegates and Alternates to the National Convention will be elected at the Spring District Conference. Those not elected as Delegates or Alternates can attend the National Convention as a Guest.

The Department of Iowa will be housed in the Omni Charlotte Hotel and the Iowa Party will be held at the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

Leadership School

June 2-4, 2023

The Department Leadership School will be held at the Holiday Inn Mercy Campus.
Registrations are due by May 15.

District Spring Conferences

2023 District Spring Conference information found here.

Recent News & Updates

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.