A “new century” American Legion post has chartered in New Haven, Connecticut to commemorate 100 years of Legion service, while continuing the mission of the largest veterans service organization in America.

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Legacy & Vision of the Legion


In the wake of the Great War, The American Legion was organized to bring veterans together.


Nearly a century later, the Legion continues to contribute to the welfare of military veterans and America.


Leave a lasting legacy and help create a “new century” post.
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The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness.