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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 Help Homeless Veterans

Help to end the problem of homeless veterans. Read below on what you can do and "How You Can Help"

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 Armed Forces Day

On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days. The single-day celebration stemmed from the unification of the Armed Forces under one department -- the Department of Defense.

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The Illinois American Legion First Division is Proud to Host
Armed Forces Day Dinner
Saturday, May 20th, 2017

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Check out recent news in the 'News Archive' link

Read about the milestones the Detachment achieved for the previous year: 

2015 - 2016 Illinois Detachment Accomplishments

Sons of The American Legion Detachment of Illinois

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