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The American Legion is the largest wartime veterans service organization with 2.4 million members in nearly 14,000 posts in nearly every community in America. The Legion, established by an act of Congress in 1919, was instrumental in getting the original GI Bill through Congress and the creation of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Learn more

Press Releases

The American Legion Expands Get Out The Vote Program

American Legion to candidates: ‘What about vets?’

Legion Supports Efforts to Assist Veterans Impacted by ITT Closures

Legion Press Conference to Force Call to Action

Patriot Award goes to French survivor of Normandy occupation


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