The American Legion is the worlds largest veterans organization. The American Legion supports and assists the present active duty military personnel along with its commitment to all veterans.
The American Legion was instrumental in the creation of the Veterans Administration and is universally recognized as the originator of the GI Bill of Rights. The American Legion is constantly working to maintain the rights and benefits earned by veterans through service to their country. Legionnaires are also deeply involved with community activities ranging from hospital services and blood drives to youth programs such as the Boy Scouts, American Legion Baseball, scholarships, Junior Shooting Sports and the annual American Legion Boys State and Boys Nation programs.