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Join over 1.3m fellow veterans who answered the call to serve their country just like you. Be part of an organization enriching lives and making a difference in their communities.

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Oratorical Contest & Scholarship

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Education & Scholarship


Scout Scholarship


Samsung Award

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Baseball Scholarship


Chaplain's Cross/Star of David Award



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Premier Boys State


Illini Girls State

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Youth Cadet Law Enforcement Academy


Department Community Service Award

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Post Newsletter / Scrapbook Awards

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Hall Of Fame Award


  • Veterans representation with the VA
  • Temporary Financial Assistance
  • Disaster relief
  • Scholarships
  • Veterans services
  • Opportunities to continue serving veterans
  • Auto rental discounts
  • Financial & Insurance
  • Medical discounts
  • Moving & relocation discounts
  • Travel & Vacation discounts
  • ...and more!
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American Legion State Gold Tournament

Get all the registration forms for the August 3 & 4 event in Danville at ALStateGolf.com also at the following links. Registration,    Sponsor Form,  Tournament Web Site

Legion All Star Game Tickets

MO vs IL Sunday 23 June.  at Busch Stadium.  Here for more information.

Northbrook Veterans Center

Northbrook has a new Veterans Center catering to the 1000s of veterans in the local area.  Read the press release HERE

McLean County Civil War Monument Reconstruction Efforts

Follow link to document describing efforts to reconstruct McLean County's Civil War Memorial. The memorial was dismantled due to deterioration in the early 20th century.  Effort Link

Children & Youth Daily Winner  

WINNER LINK (updated on Mondays {holidays / office schedules}) Every day in 2024, we will pull a number.  If your number is pulled, you WIN the amount of cash listed for that day. Numbers go BACK IN so you can win again ( and again AND AGAIN!) There is no limit to the amount of times you can win. All winners will be posted here weekly on Mondays. All winnings will be mailed! Calendar schedule of amounts in slider below. For questions/additional information, Call: 815-520-4643 or Email: lineup1@charter.net Past completed Month(s) link MAYAPR,  MARFEBJAN

Department Newsletter

The current and past newsletters are on the website.  The newsletter keeps you up to date on meeting dates, activities, and events around the state.  You may go direct under the tab News & Events or follow the link. Department Newsletter


Department Convention @ BOS Center
Jul 10 – Jul 13 all-day

105TH Department Convention July 10 – 13, 2024, Springfield, Illinois Forms & Flyers:

The below links will be updated as we get closer to the convention date. Older links are left here as place holders to remind the organizers of items that potentially need updating.   2024 Convention Exhibitor Booth Space  2024 Wyndham Springfield Reservations 2024 President Abraham Lincoln Springfield Doubletree Reservations Legion Reservation Link Auxiliary Reservation Link 2024 Convention Housing Form 2024 Convention Agenda 2024 Hospitality Rooms 2024 American Legion Caucuses 2024 Chaplains Conference 2024 Thank You Commander Party 2024 Department of Illinois, American Legion Charity Ride 2024. This will be a three-day ride across central Illinois. From July 7- 9, 2024. 2023 Legion Riders Parade/Show / Meeting 2024 Freedom Fest 2024 Lincoln Museum Poster Camp Site Flyer 2024 American Legion Joint Family Reception 2024 Commander & President Dinner Delegate Form 2024 Convention Liaison Committee Form 2024 Post Officer Training July 11th 2024 ‘BE THE ONE’ Suicide Awareness – Short Film Viewing “Merit X” 2024 Springfield and Post’s 32 & 809 Welcome Activities   Highlighted in Flyer – Shuttle Service hours, Post 32 and 809, Illinois State Military Museum
National Convention
Aug 23 – Aug 29 all-day

The 105th National Convention will take place in New Orleans, LA, August 23 – 29, 2024

The link below will be updated closer to convention date.

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We are here to help! Our veteran services provide gifts, assistance, technology, rehabilitation and more to our Legionnaires. We take care of our veterans and provide opportunities for you to support fellow veterans as well.