National Vice Commander Glenn Hickman placing the Medal of Honor, PUFL Minot Post 26 American Legion cap on Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha at the 2013 Winter Conference in Minot, ND, February 2, 2013. Looking on is Clint’s wife Tammy Romesha and Department Commander Dave Rice announcing the presentation.
The American Legion, Department of North Dakota
We serve our country, veterans and their families, we support our current military,
and we inspire patriotism in our youth and communities.
Chartered by Congress in 1919, The American Legion was founded as a patriotic, mutual-help, war-time veterans organization. We are a community-service organization with about 16,500 members in North Dakota, in 215 local Posts.
Each year we conduct numerous programs of interest and benefit to veterans, their families, and communities. These programs include Boys State, American Legion Baseball, High School Oratorical Contests to name a few. Various scholarships are offered to youth through one of more of our programs.