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.


2015 Detachment Convention


The Detachment convention starts June 26 to June 28th. More information is available under the 'Detachment Convention' link

click here to download the official call

Special Olympics - Illinois

Summer Games is Special Olympics Illinois premiere sports competition with more than 4,000 athletes and Unified Partners competing in 6 different sports,
along with 1,600 coaches, 2,000 volunteers and 3,300 family members. That totals almost 11,000 people who attend Summer Games annually! The Summer Games are held
at Illinois State University in Normal on June 12th and 13th. A variety of activities are provided for the participants in addition to the sports competitions.

click here to download information on how you can contribute to the success of the games


2015 Consolidated Squadron Report

The Consolidated Squadron Report is perhaps the most important document your Squadron can complete. This information will be combined with that of other Squadrons to be put into the final report used by The American Legion, which is subsequently sent to Congress. Please complete this form and return it by July 10, 2015.

click here to download the Directions

click here to download the Form

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

2013 - 2014 Illinois Detachment Accomplishments 

Photo Gallery - click on the 'Photo Gallery' link on the menu