The Americanlegion

the world's largest veterans organization

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  • Suffolk County Legionnaires Load Van with Bags of Comfort Items for Northport VA. Photo / Steve Gravano.Full story
  • Legionnaires Salute Veterans in Tributes Across the State. Photo / Bob StronachFull story
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  • Senator Honors WWII Veteran at Legion Post 772 in Bolivar. Photo / Darrell Gronemeier, NYS SenateFull story
  • National Commander Greets 7th District Color Guard During Visit to State. Photo / DOUG MALIN.Full story
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Why Join the Legion?

We’re brothers and sisters in arms. You — we — can make a difference in living SERVICE FIRST. Your membership provides vital support to veterans services, lobbying efforts, and outreach in local communities. You get exclusive member discounts, have access to scholarships and programs, and receive 12 issues of American Legion Magazine. And then there’s the camaraderie.


Did You Know?

The American Legion changed the course of history — writing the original GI Bill. We remain committed to making sure that all veterans receive the benefits they deserve for the sacrifices they’ve made to America.