The centennial of the nation’s largest and most influential veterans organization belongs to all American Legion Family members who have fulfilled – and continue fulfilling – that vision through individual obligation to community, state and nation.
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For the past year, the American Legion 100th Anniversary Observance Committee has taken a multimedia exhibit, “The Greatest Legislation: An American Legion Centennial Salute to the GI Bill,” to locations around the country, where veterans of all ages have shared their feelings about the GI Bill.
In 2017, 65,484 youth came together to form 3,638 Legion Baseball teams; 19,119 youth participated in 49 Boys State programs.
The American Legion helped Ivan Redhorn, a U.S. Army combat veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, his wife, Shavonne, and their six children recover from a house fire.