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.
Thank you message from David Young, Iowa District 3, U.S. House of Representatives
The American Legion Riders are having their Annual Christmas Party Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 1700 to 2000 (5:00pm to 8:00pm). Admission is 1 food can item to support the Veteran Apartments.
American Legion Veterans Appreciation Dinner will be held Saturday, November 10, 2018. Social hour begins at 1700 and dinner service starts at 1800. All Veterans and their families are invited. Entertainment provided.
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