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

Annual Legion Family Membership Appreciation Dinner 2019

The Annual Legion Family Membership Appreciation Dinner 2019 was held Saturday, March 9. 65 RSVPs with over 125 in attendance! See more at glenwoodlegion.org.

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

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

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

Centennial Year Kick Off at the Rose Bowl

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