Department of Florida

The American Legion Department of Florida

Welcome! We are The American Legion Department of Florida; the Nation’s Oldest, 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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Post 16 Prepares to Celebrate 100 Years

Submitted by: Jim Ramos Press: WCJB 20  Its been one hundred years since the World War One armistice, which means the American Legion will soon celebrate their hundredth year. The American Legion has been serving the North Central Florida read more >
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Post 144 Miami Lakes Co-hosts Benefit

Submission by: Gary E Cardenas, Post 144 Commander Submitted on: October 30, 2018 On Saturday, October 20 our Post co-hosted with the US Coast Guard Air Base in Opa Locka, for the third year in a row a Veterans Benefits read more >
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Child Welfare Foundation
Commander’s Goal: $50,000 (Current funds raised $4,120)
8%% Complete (success)

At the beginning of the 2018-2019 membership year, the Commander set a goal to collect $50,000 during her one-year term as Department Commander for The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation and Final Salute Inc. Donate Now Established in 1954, The read more >
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