News & Events
Calendar of Events
There is always something going on within The American Legion, Department of Florida. Keep track of Legion events going on in your community.
Check out the latest news articles from around the United States and state of Florida.
This section of the website is where you can find the most current and archived issues of the Legion Link and the Department of Florida’s monthly newsletter, as well as, archived newsletters.
The American Legion, Department of Florida is proud to remember and honor our fellow members of the Legion Family who have passed away and transferred to “Post Everlasting”. May they rest in peace and forever are remembered on these pages and by their comrades.
Do you want to ensure you are included in our next Department Raffle? Complete our form, and we’ll make sure you get your tickets in the mail. Department Headquarters staff is ready process your request for you. They can take a credit card donation over the phone and enter your tickets. Please call 407-295-2631 to take advantage of this extended opportunity.
Florida Legion College
The Florida American Legion College is dedicated to improving leadership skills by stressing personal growth and development. We thank you for taking time from your busy schedule to consider attending this training which is offered on an annual basis.
March on Tallahassee
Every year our Florida Legionnaires gather to “March on Tallahassee”. Meetings are arranged in advanced with our Florida Legislators to discuss current Veteran issues. These meetings are meant to advocate on behalf of our Veterans and push forward legislation to benefit Veteran interests.
If you plan to attend a District Constitutional Conference, you can find a complete listing here.
The Department Convention of the Florida American Legion includes annual business meetings, election of officers, training sessions, general sessions with keynote speakers, a patriotic memorial service, receptions and banquets.
The Fall Conference has been designed to serve as an all-inclusive training opportunity through dynamic lecture series and distinguished guest speakers invited to general session.
The American Legion hosts its national convention in a different city each year and welcomes to it a large number of attendees. Legionnaires attending the event can take advantage of planned tourism attractions, discounted hotel and travel rates, Legion-sponsored events, and other convention-related offers.
March 16, 2019, The American Legion celebrated it’s 100th year.
OPERATION: 6 Feet Apart
The 2020 Department Convention was cancelled due to the COVID 19 pandemic. The Department was proud to continue to recognize award winners from the 2019-2010 membership year in this virtual presentation.
Visit our photo gallery for event photos throughout the year.