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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

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Commander's Fundraiser

Week of May 14, 2021
LEGION REPORTS

Department Membership Summary
Post Membership Summary


SAL REPORTS

Detachment Membership Summary*
Squadron Membership Summary*

* SAL Reports not yet available

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Joseph Edward Pauly

It is with deep regret that we report the passing of Past Central Area Commander Joseph Edward Pauly of Winter Haven, Florida, born in Saint Clair, Michigan, who passed away on May 11, 2021 at the age of 68. Joseph read more >
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Weekly Reports May 14, 2021

LEGION REPORTS Department Membership Summary Post Membership Summary SAL REPORTS Detachment Membership Summary* Squadron Membership Summary* * SAL Reports not yet available
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PROJECT: VetRelief and COTA
Commander’s Goal: $275,000 (Current funds raised $308,216.76)
112%% Complete (success)

Amid the COVID pandemic, the Commander began his term during the 2019-2020 membership year, and will continue through the 2020-2021 membership year. The Commander has raised his goal to collect $275,000 to support veterans and children through his charities of read more >
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