Recognizing Our Generous Support for Hawkeye Boys State 2019

Post 141 recognizes our generous supporters for Hawkeye Boys State 2019. Click here to find out the current need and how to support this program...

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Harvey T. Rimel Post 141 Past Commanders, First 100 Years

1919  Ewart C. Howe 1920  Carl H. Cook 1921 Dr. L. A. Hollingshead 1922 Dave N. Barnett 1923 Bryan N. Maxwell 1924 B. A. Matthews 1925 Ralph D. Linville 1926 James M. Anderson 1927 Merritt B. Mendenhall 1928 Harry M. Norman 1929 C. C. Lipsett 1930 Clarence B. Day 1931 Ronald R. Kier 1932 Waldo … Continue reading Harvey T. Rimel Post 141 Past Commanders, First 100 Years

Iowa Boys State 2019 Held June 9-14

The American Legion of Iowa Boys State is a week-long, hands-on experience in the operation of the democratic form of government, the organization of political parties, and the relationship of one to the other in shaping Iowa government. Through the Boys State objective of learning by doing, young men will learn about city, county and … Continue reading Iowa Boys State 2019 Held June 9-14

Chaplain W. E. Robb Visits Glenwood for Membership Drive

From The Glenwood Opinion, Thursday October 16, 1919, Local Post of American Legion Is Growing-Will Make Membership Drive Saturday-Ex-service Men Should Join "Chaplain W. E. Robb of the One-Hundred and Sixty Eighth Iowa Infantry will speak at the Baptist church next Wednesday evening, October 22, on the subject, “The Price of Our Heritage.” Chaplain Robb … Continue reading Chaplain W. E. Robb Visits Glenwood for Membership Drive

Post 141 Temporary Charter and First Election

As we look back over the first 100 years of Harvey T. Rimel Post 141 in Glenwood Iowa, I would like to share some historical documentation from the Post, The Glenwood Opinion (now known as the Opinion Tribune), and various periodicals I was able to track down. We know by documents at the Post that … Continue reading Post 141 Temporary Charter and First Election

Glenwood Designated Home Base Iowa Community

May 3, 2018 (Glenwood, Iowa) – Gov. Kim Reynolds along with other state and local officials announced today that Glenwood has received the designation as the 79th Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community. Local community leaders, businesses and veterans attended the event at the Harvey T. Rimel American Legion Post 141. “It’s my privilege to congratulate Glenwood on becoming … Continue reading Glenwood Designated Home Base Iowa Community