Iowa City American Legion Post 17

Who We Are

The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans.

legion emblem

About Post #17

Current Officers

Commander – Alan Gerard

1st Vice – Ken Goddard

2nd Vice – Terry Hora

Adjutant – Dave Crowley

Finance Officer – Gary Haman

Sgt at Arms – John Frantz

Chaplin – Steve Moore

Service Officer – Russ Hanson

Become a Member

If you have served federal active duty in the United States Armed Forces during any of the war eras listed below, and have been honorably discharged or are still serving — you are eligible for membership in The American Legion!

AUG 2, 1990 TO TODAY

(PERSIAN GULF/ WAR ON TERRORISM)

DEC 20, ’89 TO JAN ’90 (OPERATION JUST CAUSE – PANAMA)
AUG ’82 TO JUL ’84 (LEBANON/GRENADA)
FEB ’61 TO MAY ’75 (VIETNAM)
JUN ’50 TO JAN ’55 (KOREA)
DEC ’41 TO DEC ’46 (WORLD WAR II)
APR ’17 TO NOV ’18 (WORLD WAR I)

 

Legion Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6pm

Please call or stop into the Legion to inquire about becoming a member and join today!

Mural painted on the North side of the building by Iowa City, City High art students
Mural painted on the North side of the building by Iowa City, City High art students