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  • Veterans information

Veterans Information

Veterans Information is available at our service offices and online across many websites. Start here for the most current information for vets. 24 Hour Veterans Crisis Line 800-273-8255 Press 1 Employment Employment Benefits Hero2Hired Do I qualify [...]

  • Military Discharge

Military Discharge Request

Military Discharge Request: The National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) has provided the following website for veterans to gain access to their DD-214s online: https://vetrecs.archives.gov This may be particularly helpful when a veteran needs a copy [...]

National

About The American Legion The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to [...]

  • Alaska post manuals

Post Officer’s Manuals

Most of the following documents are in PDF format and require Adobe Reader to open. If you are unable to open one of the following files, please download or upgrade Adobe Reader. Post Officer's Guide and Manual of [...]

  • Support the troops

Troop Support

Poppy Program Learn about the American Legion family's "Poppy" program. Family Support To contribute toward the cost of lodging for a family whose loved one was injured in Operation Iraqi Freedom or the war on [...]

  • Blue Star Banner - Mother's Flag

Blue Star Banners

The tradition continues It’s an American tradition to display a Blue Star Service Banner in the window of a home when a loved one is proudly serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. As Americans support [...]

  • Americanism

Flag Etiquette

Standards of Respect The Flag Code, which formalizes and unifies the traditional ways in which we give respect to the flag, also contains specific instructions on how the flag is not to be used. They [...]

  • Americanism

Americanism

Americanism is an unfailing love of Country, loyalty to its institutions and ideals, eagerness to defend it against all enemies, individual allegiance to the flag, and a desire to secure the blessings of liberty ourselves [...]

  • Emergency funds

National Emergency Fund

The Preamble to The American Legion Constitution sums up the theme of the National Endowment Fund, "... devotion to mutual helpfulness." This phrase is more than just mere words on paper; it's our pledge of [...]

Children and Youth Programs and Partners

Since our inception, The American Legion realized a need to care for and protect our nation's most valuable resources - our children.  In 1925, our national Child Welfare Division adopted the "Whole Child" plan. [...]

  • American Legion Scholarships

Scholarships

The American Legion offers several scholarships to assist in the education of our youth.   Scholarships are awarded to deserving students to assist them with the ever-increasing costs associated with higher education. Worldwide electronics leader [...]

  • Oratorical Contests

Oratorical Contest

A constitutional speech contest The American Legion Oratorical Contest exists to develop deeper knowledge and appreciation for the U.S. Constitution among high school students. Since 1938, the program has presented participants with an academic speaking [...]

  • Legionnaire Insurance Trust Insurance

LIT Insurance

Legionnaire Insurance Trust - LIT LEGIONCARE: $5,000 Accidental Death Benefit at NO COST to You. Legionnaires now have the opportunity to assure their enrollment in LegionCare, the newly enhanced Accidental Death benefit available at No-Cost [...]

  • Links for Alaska Veterans

Veteran’s Links

AGIA Insurance Services Heroes to Hometowns Heroes to Hometowns is The American Legion's flagship program that helps wounded, injured or ill OIF/OEF warriors and veterans transition to civilian life. National American Legion National website for [...]

  • Boys State

Boys State

American Legion Boys State is an objective citizenship training program which includes individual responsibility to the community, state and nation. It is our goal that each young man attending American Legion Boys State sessions [...]

Post Events

Monday Wings and Fries $7 Tuesday Rib Night $12 Wednesday Taco Night - CHEAP Thursday Burgers & Brew $10 Friday Steaks Night $17 Saturday Spaghetti $5 Sunday Smoked BBQ $15 5-8pm every night except [...]

  • American Legion Baseball in Alaska

Baseball

About American Legion Baseball American Legion Baseball gives players "an opportunity to develop their skills, personal fitness, leadership qualities, and to have fun". American Legion Baseball has taught hundreds of thousands of young Americans the importance [...]

  • 4 pillars

Paid Up For Life

Paid Up For Life Membership Program Current members may now enroll in the Paid Up For Life program online or can print a personalized application and mail in their payment. Pay in full or choose [...]

  • Post locator

Posts

American Legion Posts in Alaska Our posts range from Post 9, Koyukuk Arctic in Coldfoot, Alaska to Post 1 on Tamuning, Guam. Click on any post listed on the interactive map or find your post [...]

  • Service Office

Service Office

Accredited American Legion service officers are specially trained to provide expert assistance, free of charge, to veterans and their families. While the majority of a service officer’s work involves application for VA disability benefits, these [...]

  • Department Officers

Officers

2020 Department of Alaska Officers  Commander Hunter Davis Phone: 907-278-8598    First Vice Commander     Mike Downs Phone: 907-278-8598 Second Vice Commander Deb Davis Phone: 907-278-8598 Adjutant Sharon Cherrette Phone:  907-278-8598 Email: adjutant@alaska-legion.org Chaplain [...]