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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

2019 American Legion Family Membership Caravan

Please make an effort to attend a location on the Caravan route and turn in any cards collected. Remind members and gather cards, even if you have no cards to turn in come and out support the effort and listen to the great guest speakers and enjoy the refreshments.

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Four Chaplains Ceremony held the 1st Sunday in February

Four U.S. Army Chaplains gave up their life jackets and prayed together when their transport ship, the SS Dorchester was torpedoed eighty miles south of Greenland on February 3, 1943. 

Hear the compelling story of courage and faith by these men and the ceremony that commemorates their actions.

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Click here for words from our Detachment Chaplain  

Click here for information on the 9th District Ceremony

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