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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



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







85th Annual American Legion National Pilgrimage to the Tomb of Abraham Lincoln

The 85th  Annual American Legion National Pilgrimage to the Tomb of Abraham Lincoln will start in Springfield, Illinois, on Monday - February 11, 2019. 

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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Click here for the history of the pilgrimage

 
 
 
 
 
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