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 FREE Tool for Legionnaires

Today at the Iowa Department Mid-Winter Conference, Department has provided excellent training on¬† provides membership information, reports and electronic membership tools such as data change forms for department and post leadership. is a FREE website designed to connect members of The American Legion to their Post and Department leadership, myLegion includes a site … Continue reading 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