Department Spotlight

Department Spotlight

'Year of The American Legion'
Oct 29, 2018
'Year of The American Legion'

In a packed room at the historic State Capitol in Lincoln, the Department of Nebraska kicked off its Centennial Celebration on Sept. 17, 2018, with a little help from Gov. Pete Ricketts.

A day at the ballpark
Sep 24, 2018
A day at the ballpark

Department of Indiana begins its centennial celebration at a baseball game.

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Department Spotlight: West Virginia's Boys State program is 80 years strong
Aug 16, 2017
Department Spotlight: West Virginia's Boys State program is 80 years strong

Since 1936, Mountaineer Boys State has been held at West Virginia UniversityJackson's Mill State 4-H Campground.

Department Spotlight: Idaho creates website that mirrors national’s
Jul 11, 2017
Department Spotlight: Idaho creates website that mirrors national’s

The department's new site is user and mobile-friendly, and serves as a recruiting tool.

Department Spotlight: Missouri fights to improve veterans home wait list
Jun 28, 2017
Department Spotlight: Missouri fights to improve veterans home wait list

Approximately 1,850 veterans names are on the wait list to get into one of the seven Missouri Veterans Homes.

Department Spotlight: Louisiana runs Special Olympics softball event
Jun 15, 2017
Department Spotlight: Louisiana runs Special Olympics softball event

The event has been ran by the entire American Legion Family for more than 30 years.

Department Spotlight: Arizona uses World War I documentary to drive publicity, membership
Jun 7, 2017
Department Spotlight: Arizona uses World War I documentary to drive publicity, membership

The Department of Arizona is taking advantage of the centennials of both World War I and The American Legion to put itself in front of state audiences with a message of service.

Department Spotlight: Hawaii fights to save World War I memorial
May 16, 2017
Department Spotlight: Hawaii fights to save World War I memorial

The Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium has fallen into disrepair. Now the Legion and preservationists are trying to save it from being torn down.