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Detachment of Illinois


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The Sons of the American Legion is an organization of the American Legion & consists of the Male Descendants of Veterans of the US Military. We proudly boast of more than 15,000 Members in Illinois and over 350,000 members Nationally. We are fully committed to maintain the high ideals and Four Pillars of the American Legion

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 Detachment News

Pearl Harbor Day 2019  

  Sunday morning, December 7, 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service attacked Naval Station Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii, without warning and without a declaration of war, killing 2,403 American non-combatants, and injuring 1,178 others.

 The attack sank two U.S. Navy battleships and damaged five others. It also damaged three cruisers, three destroyers, and one minelayer. Aircraft losses were 188 destroyed and 159 damaged.

 This year marks the 78th Anniversary of the Attack. Click on the link below for the Offical 78th Anniversary ceremonies and live stream as well as great amounts of information on Pearl Harbor and it's offerings.

Click here for 78th Anniversary informaiton

Click here for National Park Service Visitors information

2020 American Legion Family Membership Caravan

   2020 American Legion Family Membership Caravan is approaching fast. Please make an effort to attend a stop and turn in membership cards and hear our special guests speak. You will receive a certificate of participation and if you are 100% an additional certificate. Come out for a great day of Legion friends and family. 

Click here for information

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