Reported by Andrea Scott for Military Times, January 29, 2018, working dogs are an integral part of the military might and know these four-legged heroes of the United States military are being recognized by the US Postal Service. To celebrate their battlefield contributions, these brave canines will have an honorary postage stamp of their own. The … Continue reading Military Working Dogs Honored on US Postal Stamp
Harvey T. Rimel American Legion Post 141: the First 10 Years, thanks to B. L. Kent, Post Historian 1953-1954. Click here to read more...
From left to right: Lt Col Guy S. Brewer, Col Mathew A. Tinley, Lt John Ball, Maj Lloyd D. Ross, Maj Glen C. Haynes, Capt Homer Davis, Lt Smith, Chaplain W. E. Robb
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
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
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
Members of The American Legion family took turns in three-hour shifts to cover a parade float celebrating The American Legion centennial in seeds, beans and flowers in preparation the the 2019 Tournament of Roses Parade. When: The broadcast begins at 10 a.m. CENTRAL on Jan. 1. The American Legion float is third, behind the US … Continue reading Centennial Year Kick Off at the Rose Bowl
Air Force Band To Present Holiday Concert Dec. 9, 2018. Tickets are free and available on first-come basis. Click to read more...
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?
News from the recent National Vice Commander Steve Sweet visit to Glenwood from the round table discussion.