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Department of Florida

The American Legion Department of Florida

Welcome! We are The American Legion Department of Florida; the Nation’s Largest and Most Active Veterans Organization.  We pride ourselves in taking care of our Active Duty Service Members as well as Veterans who defended the American way of life in the past.  You may not be aware of all that the American Legion does, not only in communities like yours across the state of Florida, but across the country and around world.  “How?” you may ask.  Well, let’s look a little closer.

The American Legion represents over 2 million members, and there’s strength in our numbers.  We fight on Capitol Hill everyday to ensure that out troops not only get the equipment and training they need to fulfill their duties, but also to ensure they are treated properly and receive the benefits they deserve upon returning home.  We know what it takes, being prior service members ourselves.  You may have heard of the Montgomery G.I. Bill – but did you know that it was penned by The American Legion.

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Commander's Fundraiser

Thomas Reisinger, State Champion

Congratulations to Thomas Reisinger, Sarasota Military Academy, received the highest score in the Sporter discipline and is our State Champion in The American Legion Junior Shooting Sports National Postal Tournament. Reisinger is affiliated with Post 266. We congratulate him on read more >
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The American Legion: Bayview Cross Victory result of Legion Supreme Court Decision

(INDIANAPOLIS, February 20, 2020) — Citing The American Legion’s “historic victory” during an important Supreme Court ruling last year, the head of the nation’s largest veterans organization welcomed another court decision yesterday as a sign that veterans memorials will now read more >
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PROJECT: VetRelief and COTA
Commander’s Goal: $75,000 (Current funds raised $100,139.98)
134%% Complete (success)

At the beginning of the 2019-2020 membership year, the Commander set a goal to collect $75,000 during his one-year term as Department Commander for PROJECT: VetRelief and COTA. Donate Now PROJECT: VetRelief/Suicide Prevention is a program of The American Legion, read more >
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