Department of Virginia shooters at the 2017 AL National JSSP Championship. Five of the thirty shooters at the 2017 National Match were from Virginia Posts.
2017 Hampton VAMC Veterans Gift Shop  with Department Commander Tommy, Department President Cheryl Shine and Hospital Representatives Alison Schmidt and Peggy Magahay.
Department Commander Tommy Lee addresses Northern Region Vice Commander\'s Meeting at Department Fall Conference
National Vice Commander Bobby Bryant of the Department of Oklahoma was a Guest at the Department Fall Conference
Media and Communications Chairman Buck Owens and VALPA President David Wallace at Media and Communications Committee Meeting at Department Fall Conference
National ALR Advisory Committee Chairman Bob Sussan with Virginia Legion Riders at Department Fall Conference


The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, mutual help and community service organization. It has a worldwide membership of 2.8 million.
The Department of Virginia is comprised of 222 posts divided into 17 Districts. Currently we have over 59,000 members.

The Department Headquarters office is located in Richmond, VA


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