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

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Legion outlines veterans’ priorites to Trump Transition Team

American Legion to host presidential transition meeting

The American Legion supports Trump on flag issue, calls for constitutional protection

The Veterans Inaugural Ball Tickets and Sponsorship Have Sold Out

The American Legion Expands Get Out The Vote Program

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