Get To Know the American Legion Riders

Have you met the American Legion Riders?  If not, now is your chance. Read on to learn more about how this organization of American Legion motorcycle enthusiasts got started, how they serve veterans, their families, and our local communities, and how to get involved. Who […]

Today in American Legion history

April 18, 1941: Future U.S. Sen. Frank Church of Boise, Idaho, wins The American Legion National Oratorical Contest in Charleston, S.C. For his top-judged oration, “The American Way of Life,” he receives a $4,000 scholarship, goes on to serve in the Army during World War […]

Legion Commander visits Fairmont

Fairmont Sentinel APR 14, 2022 • BROOKE WOHLRABE • Staff Writer  FAIRMONT– The new home of Lee C. Prentice Fairmont Legion Post 36 had a special visitor on Wednesday evening when the National Commander of The American Legion, Paul E. Dillard, came to speak on […]

Suicide Crisis Documentary

Sunday, March 20th – 2:00 PM Documentary Viewing of HBO film – CRISIS HOTLINE: VETERANS PRESS 1  (event flyer attached) Location: Faribault, MN – American Legion Post 43 There will be open discussion with a Q&A session following the film. Staff from Minneapolis VA Medical […]

WWII hero to receive French Legion of Honor at Montgomery Post 79

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9, 2022 CONTACT: Tim Engstrom Mike Maxa Director of Communications Adjutant American Legion Dept. of Minnesota American Legion Dept. of Minnesota tengstrom@mnlegion.org mmaxa@mnlegion.org 952-679-0134 763-229-7595 WWII hero to receive French Legion of Honor at Montgomery Post 79 ~~ Please […]

Resolution No. 1: Statement on Ukraine

NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE AMERICAN LEGION 2022 Resolution No. 1: Statement on Ukraine Origin: Register Resolution No. 2816 (NC) Department Executive Committee Submitted By: National Security Commission WHEREAS, The American Legion believes in a rules-based international order where the territorial boundaries of any sovereign […]

Release: Eden Valley-Watkins High School student wins state level of American Legion Oratorical Contest

        MEDIA ADVISORY                                                   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, March 2, 2021 mnlegion.org   CONTACT: Tim Engstrom Director of Communications American Legion Department of Minnesota tengstrom@mnlegion.org 952-679-0134 Eden Valley-Watkins High School student wins state level of American Legion Oratorical Contest ANOKA — A […]

There is a serious blood shortage now

Mail Call from The Minnesota Legionnaire This letter to the editor contains information I have come across from the American Red Cross and is pertinent to our mission as Legionnaires: Donate Blood to Save Lives: There may be different reasons behind the blood requirement of […]