The American Legion
Department of DC
The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization focusing on service to veterans, service members and communities. The D.C. Department includes 23 Posts with a total membership of about 2,000.
Community service projects, oratorical contests with scholarship benefits, and Boys State, are just a few of the opportunities we provide to the citizens of Washington, DC. Our four pillars are: Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation, National Security, Americanism and Children & Youth. We look forward to continuing providing service to our veterans, servicemembers and communities.
Earth for Us to Protect
Did you Know?
The American Legion wrote the original GI Bill. We remain faithful ensuring that all veterans receive the benefits they deserve for the sacrifices they’ve made for our country. Contact our veteran's service officers (VSO's) today.