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Oration Competition & Scholarship

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Education Scholarship


Scout Scholarship


Samsung Award

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Baseball Scholarship


Chaplain Star of David Award



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Boys State


Illini Girls State

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Youth Law Enforcement Academy


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16th District Christmas Party

Follow the link to the 16th District Christmas Social.  The Social is, December 10th at Tremont Post 1236 at noon. Social Flyer

Consolidated Committee Reports

Listed at this link is a combined grouping of all Fall submitted committee reports.  If department has received the report and it is posted on the individual page, it is combined in this document.  This document was posted on Tuesday evening with 11 committees reporting.  Again the individual reports are also posted on the committee page. Combined Report

National Canteen Corporation Agreement

Here is a memo that states resolution #2 that is a marketing agreement between Centene Corporation and the American Legion National Headquarters. Statement on agreement.

Scam Alert!  MyLegion App (Android/Apple)

There is an unauthorized “My Legion App” currently available from the Android and Apple stores.  The app was created by an organization identified as “Giant Killer”.  Please do not engage with this seller as they do not have permission to use our likeness.

Please do warn Legionnaires and Posts the application is a scam and is charging a monthly fee.  National has no plans produce a fee for service app.  We are actively working on a mobile application focused on helping local Posts and individual members.

When our official app is ready, it will be announced through official Legion channels and will be identified with The American Legion as the “seller” once published to the stores.

The direct web access to mylegion.org has not change and remains an official means of distributing information and updating records.

Department Photo Contest

Here is the link for this years photo contest.  Photos are due into department by Friday prior to convention.  See the flyer for details.  As they say, "A photo is worth a thousand words."  Here is a chance to really tell the American Legion story through a single photo. Brochure link


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.