American Legion Post 37
A VETERAN IS A VETERAN – which means The American Legion embraces all current and former members of the military and endeavors to help them transition into their communities.
SELFLESS SERVICE – which means The American Legion celebrates all who contribute to something larger than themselves and inspires others to serve and strengthen America.
AMERICAN VALUES AND PATRIOTISM – which means The American Legion advocates for upholding and defending the United States Constitution, equal justice and opportunity for everyone and discrimination against no one, youth education, responsible citizenship and honoring military service by observing and participating in memorial events.
FAMILY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT – which means The American Legion meets the unique needs of local communities.
ADVANCING THE VISION – which means The American Legion educates, mentors and leads new generations of Americans.
HONOR THOSE WHO CAME BEFORE US – which means The American Legion pays perpetual respect for all past military sacrifices to ensure they are never forgotton by new generations.
The American Legion’s motto is “Veterans Strengthening America.”
|Commander – Jay Sisco|
|First Vice Commander – Dave Rehbein|
|Second Vice-Commander – Open|
|Adjutant – Doug MacCrae|
|Finance Officer – Randy Freel|
|Service Officer – Bob Bellinghausen|
|Chaplain – Ricky Thompson|
|Sergeant-at-Arms – Derek Kraayenbrink|
|Historian – Jennifer Rehbein|
|Executive Board Randy Breyfogle, Keven Brace, Frank Andrew, John Baldwin|
If you have served federal active duty in the United States Armed Forces since December 7, 1941, and have been honorably discharged or are still serving – you are eligible for membership in The American Legion!
*Because eligibility dates remain open, all active duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible to join The American Legion at this time, until the date of the end of hostilities as determined by the government of the United States.
**U.S. Merchant Marine eligible only from December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946 (WWII).
American Legion dues are $45 annually.
To be considered for membership, please fill out the attached application and mail or drop off to 225 Main St, Ames, IA 50010