Children and Youth Programs and Partners

Since our inception, The American Legion realized a need to care for and protect our nation's most valuable resources - our children.  In 1925, our national Child Welfare Division adopted the "Whole Child" plan. [...]

  • American Legion Scholarships


The American Legion offers several scholarships to assist in the education of our youth.   Scholarships are awarded to deserving students to assist them with the ever-increasing costs associated with higher education. Worldwide electronics leader [...]

  • Oratorical Contests

Oratorical Contest

A constitutional speech contest The American Legion Oratorical Contest exists to develop deeper knowledge and appreciation for the U.S. Constitution among high school students. Since 1938, the program has presented participants with an academic speaking [...]

  • Legionnaire Insurance Trust Insurance

LIT Insurance

Legionnaire Insurance Trust - LIT LEGIONCARE: $5,000 Accidental Death Benefit at NO COST to You. Legionnaires now have the opportunity to assure their enrollment in LegionCare, the newly enhanced Accidental Death benefit available at No-Cost [...]

  • Links for Alaska Veterans

Veteran’s Links

AGIA Insurance Services Heroes to Hometowns Heroes to Hometowns is The American Legion's flagship program that helps wounded, injured or ill OIF/OEF warriors and veterans transition to civilian life. National American Legion National website for [...]

  • Boys State

Boys State

American Legion Boys State is an objective citizenship training program which includes individual responsibility to the community, state and nation. It is our goal that each young man attending American Legion Boys State sessions [...]

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