Focusing on service to veterans, servicemembers and communities, The American Legion currently has about 2.4 million members in 14,000 posts worldwide; with almost 400 in the great state of Florida.
The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans.
- Learn more about the National HQ in Indianapolis, IN
- Learn more about The American Legion Department of Florida
Why Join the Legion?
Your membership gives you and your family practical, money-saving discounts that can easily save you many times the cost of your annual membership dues. More on Discount Programs on legion.org
Our nation’s leaders speak directly to citizens on the pages of The American Legion Magazine. The Legion’s organizational goals are promoted using the words of talented writers, professional journalists, and world leaders.
HELP WITH VA CLAIMS
Your membership helps support Department Service Officers nationwide who assist veterans in preparing claims and obtaining their full military healthcare benefits through the VA. Get Help with Your Claim