Share 99th birthday events on Legiontown

American Legion posts are encouraged to share recaps and photos of their events commemorating the Legion’s 99th birthday by uploading them at

The American Legion will celebrate its 99th birthday on March 15. It is the day in 1919 when the first American Legion caucus, held by members of the American Expeditionary Force, convened in Paris.

A birthday speech is available here for posts to use during events that commemorate this anniversary. Remember to use the hashtag #LegionFamilyDinner when promoting your event.

Throughout March 15-17 we will be highlighting key moments in The American Legion's history on social media. Following the Legion on Twitter and search for Legion birthday coverage using #Legion99th. Share pictures and your own celebrations using #Legion99th & #LegionFamilyDinner.