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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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Commander's Fundraiser

6th District Installation – Post 52

Installation of Officers of Post 52

2015 SUMMER RAFFLE WINNER RECEIVES CHECK

Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Brimer for winning $20,000 in our 2015 Sizzlin’ Summer Raffle! They are members of Post 312 in Bradenton, FL. Department Commander, Jim Ramos, and Department NECA, Art Schwabe, presented their winnings at Department Headquarters on read more >

SAL TRAINING DURING FALL CONFERENCE

Florida Sons of The American Legion College System Training / Course Announcement  The Detachment Member Training & Development Committee will be delivering the following training/course. Course Title: S.A.L. Advisor / Liaison Course and Meeting (FSCS-04) Date: Friday, November 13, 2015 read more >

Fisher House Foundation
Commander’s Goal: $50,000
1%% Complete (success)

FH_logoA Fisher House is “a home away from home” for families of patients receiving medical care at major military and VA medical centers. The homes are normally located within walking distance of the treatment facility or have transportation available. There read more >