Department of Florida

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About

About

Mission & Purpose

The American Legion is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization with great political influence perpetuated by its grass-roots involvement in the legislation process from local districts to Capitol Hill.

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History

Congress chartered The American Legion in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization. Focusing on service to veterans, service members and communities, the Legion evolved from a group of war-weary veterans of World War I into one of the most influential nonprofit groups in the United States.

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The Legion Family

For nearly a century, The American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary, and Sons of The American Legion have worked steadfastly, side-by-side, promoting patriotism and national security while supporting youth and advocating for veterans and active-duty military personnel and families.

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Sponsors & Partners

We are so grateful for the support of our sponsors and partners, who are committed to helping veterans, strengthening families and building stronger, healthier and safer communities. Together, we are helping make a difference in the lives of so many veterans and their families all over Florida.

Please take a moment to visit our sponsors and partners and show them your support, as they have shown us their support.

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License Plate

The American Legion, Department of Florida specialty license plate was enacted on July 1, 2013. Anyone can purchase the license plate from their local tag office for a $25 annual fee (plus registration fees).

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Hall Rental

Looking to rent a space for your next event? With over 4,500 sq. feet of event space, our hall is the perfect location for your upcoming wedding reception, baby shower, birthday party or business meeting.

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Donate

Your donations are sincerely appreciated. We could not provide the services and care for our Veterans, Families, Youth, and Communities without you. Please consider making a donation today.

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Contact Us

Do you have questions or comments? We want to hear from you and we’re eager to help.

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In preparation for the coming impact of Hurricane Ian, our office will be closed Wednesday, 9/28, through Friday, 9/30. Our staff will be working remotely but may have limited access. Please stay safe and take necessary precautions during this impending storm.Hurricane Relief