The National Vice Commander will be visiting Glenwood Post 141 on Tuesday, November 16 from 2pm - 4pm. This visit is open to the entire 7th Pioneer District.
Post 141 Sponsored Madeline Becker for Oratorical Contest
A Senior from Glenwood High School, Miss Madeline Becker, sponsored by the Harvey T. Rimel Post 141 in Glenwood, earned second place at the State Oratorical Contest. Read more...
RAGBRAI 2019 Starts in SW Iowa!
RAGBRAI 2019 Starts in SW Iowa! Clocking in at 427 miles with 14,735 feet of climb, the 47th edition of this roving cycling party is the eighth easiest in route history. The 2019 ride is also the sixth shortest and eighth flattest.
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
myLegion.org: FREE Tool for Legionnaires
Today at the Iowa Department Mid-Winter Conference, Department has provided excellent training on myLegion.org. MyLegion.org provides membership information, reports and electronic membership tools such as data change forms for department and post leadership. myLegion.org is a FREE website designed to connect members of The American Legion to their Post and Department leadership, myLegion includes a site … Continue reading myLegion.org: FREE Tool for Legionnaires
First Iowa Department Commander Mathew A. Tinley
Mathew Adrian Tinley, physician and surgeon, retired Lieutenant General and Commander of the 34th Infantry Division and the first Commander of the Iowa Department of the American Legion, died at Council Bluffs, Iowa, March 11, 1956. He was born on March 5, 1876, over a small grocery store at 1017 Main Street in Council Bluffs. … Continue reading First Iowa Department Commander Mathew A. Tinley
A Holiday Gift Idea: American Legion of Iowa Foundation
Every year at this time, many of us are faced with the same problem. We want to give someone in our family a gift for Christmas, but there isn't anything that they really need. So what to do?
Centennial Celebration 2019
The American Legion celebrates its 100th year anniversary of service to our veterans, communities, state, and Nation in 2019. FREE pin for first 10 Legionnaires attending the Annual Turkey Dinner. Click to read more.
A Holiday Gift Idea
Every year at this time, many of us are faced with the same problem. We want to give someone in out family a gift for Christmas, but there isn't anything that they really need. So what to do?
Operation Comfort Warrior
Operation Comfort Warrior supports the unmet needs of wounded, ill, or injured. Click to read more...