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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

  American Legion Family Mourns Passing of George Koop

   George was a former Scout Master for Troop 90 and very active in the Sons of the American Legion having been Past Commander of SAL Squadron 911, Past Commander of SAL 10th District, current Commander of the SAL 2nd Division, the current 10th District Adjutant and Finance Officer, and the current Detachment of Illinois Finance Commission Chairman  

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 Four Chaplains Ceremony is 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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86th Annual National American Legion Pilgrimage
to the Tomb of Abraham Lincoln  

The 86th Annual National American Legion Pilgrimage to the Tomb of Abraham Lincoln
will be held in Springfield, Illinois  on  - February 12, 2020 More information on the way.

Springfield Post #32, Auxiliary Unit #32 and Sons of The American Legion Squadron #32 extend  a most cordial invitation to you to attend and participate.

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