Sons of The American Legion
Detachment of Florida


Welcome to the Florida Sons of The American Legion Website

On behalf of the Officers and Members of the Florida Sons of The American Legion, we welcome you to our website. Please take some time to look around the site and enjoy, we hope that you will find the information on our site beneficial. Thanks for stopping by.


About the Detachment of Florida

The Sons of The American Legion formed in 1932 by the National Organization of The American Legion. Squadrons began to spring up through the Nation, including Florida. The Sons in Florida did not have a formal organization beyond the Squadrons that were chartered. Detachment of Florida began getting organized during the mid to late 1960's. This lead to our First Detachment Commander being elected in 1970. Over the last 4 decades the Florida Sons, under the direction of the many Detachment Leaders, have prospered. Our membership has grown to over 16,000 members and over 170 Squadrons across 16 Districts and 6 areas.

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SAL Organizational Course  The American Legion Family Statewide Blood Drive
The Detachment Member Training & Development Committee is proud to announce that the Eastern Area and the 6th District SAL will be hosting the next SAL Organizational Course in Lady Lake.

This is Course 2 of the Florida SAL College System and is made up of 8 units that will cover many things that relate to the Sons of The American Legion. Some of the items that will be covered include a history of The American Legion and the Sons, officers responsibilities and other items of interest. Upon conclusion of the course we will have a roundtable Q&A Session.

This course will be held at American Legion Post 347 located in Lady Lake on Saturday, December 27, 2014. On site registration and course check in will begin at 8:00am. Course will begin at 8:30am and go until 5:00pm

Registration is free and open to anyone in The American Legion Family.

Registration is on-line via our website -

MONEY can't buy it. SCIENCE can't duplicate it. PEOPLE can't live without it. But, in one brief, simple gesture, many of the members of your American Legion Post-and its Auxiliary Unit-can join with others who are able to give life's most important asset-actually, a gift of life-a pint of blood.

Participation by your Post/Unit in The American Legion's Blood Donor Program opens another door for a great and continuing humanitarian opportunity. Here is community service of the highest order. Here is a program which meets an ever-present need. Here is a program which shows the community the depth of your Post's concern for the well-being of your fellow citizens.

For more information contact Department Blood Donor Chairman John Dollinger.

Click Here to view the Drive Flyer



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Detachment of Florida
  Last Updated: December 12, 2014