Department of Florida

The American Legion Department of Florida

Welcome! We are The American Legion Department of Florida; the Nation’s 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.

Weekly Reports

Latest News

Commander's Fundraiser

Week of July 01, 2020
LEGION REPORTS

Department Membership Summary
Post Membership Summary


SAL REPORTS

Detachment Membership Summary
Squadron Membership Summary

Final report for 2019-2020 year.

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Erna Schwabe

It is with deep regret that we report the passing of Past Department President, Erna Schwabe, on Saturday, July 11, 2020. Erna is survived by her husband, Art; three daughters, Mary, Denise, and Jackie; and many grandchildren. There are no read more >
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Florida Forest Service Accepting Applications to Help Landowners Combat Southern Pine Beetle Outbreaks

“Pine forests are an essential part of Florida’s ecosystem,” said Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried. “Helping landowners take preventative action significantly reduces the risk and impacts associated with the southern pine beetle and is critical to preserving the benefits that forests read more >
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PROJECT: VetRelief and COTA
Commander’s Goal: $75,000 (Current funds raised $158,391.05)
211%% Complete (success)

At the beginning of the 2019-2020 membership year, the Commander set a goal to collect $75,000 during his one-year term as Department Commander for PROJECT: VetRelief and COTA. Donate Now PROJECT: VetRelief/Suicide Prevention is a program of The American Legion, read more >
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