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Idaho's Legislative Delegation visits Senator Risch in his office in Washington DC


 * * * 2016 Boys State Applications Are Now Online. Click Here


Lawerence Denney Secretary of State presents a Proclamation from Governor Otter declaring a American Legion Walk for Veteran's Day.

* The Department now has a Facebook Page: CLICK HERE!
* Upcoming Legion Family Meetings: CLICK HERE!


      Post Websites listed on our this website CLICK HERE

      The 2015 Membership Report is now online: CLICK HERE

      The 2015 SAL Membership Report is now online: CLICK HERE

Department of Idaho ALR Website  New Constitution and Bylaws are available on the site.. CLICK HERE!

We are working on the new Department website.  Stay Tuned! We are always looking for interesting information from individuals or Posts to add to the website.

If you have something you would like to add, please contact Michael Thurlow, Department Adjutant, at (208) 342-7061 or email to |

Ron Derrick
Department Commander Idaho

American Legion
Department of Idaho

901 W Warren St Boise
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or Phone:  (208) 342-7061

FAX: (208) 342-1964

The El Korah Post 100 is open M-F, 11:30-1:30 for Lunch A full service bar available.  Happy Hour 4-6 p.m. with free popcorn. Location:
El Korah Shrine, 1118 W. Idaho Street, Boise, downstairs.

2015-2016 Department Officers

Department Commander
Ron Derrick

Judge Advocate
H. Mel Napier

Vice Commander Area A
Steve Hanson 

Harold Booth

Vice Commander Area B
John "Little Jack" Schafhausen

Asst. Sergeant-at-Arms
Richard McMahon

Vice Commander Area C
Charles "Abe" Abrahamson

Woody Jones

Immediate Past Commander
Michael N. Thurlow

James Blanton

Department Adjutant
Michael N. Thurlow

Finance Commission Chairman
Steve Nielsen

National Executive Committeeman
Tom Mattice

Service Officer
Milt Smith

Alt National Executive Committeeman           
Art Gimpel

If you are a veteran, active duty military, guard or reserve with service dates listed on the application form, we would invite you to join the "largest veterans organization in the world".

Please print and fill out the application form and send it to the address listed above.

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