Hugh Holmes Elected State Commander

Hugh Holmes of Mitchell, SD, was elected as the new Department Commander for the South Dakota American Legion on June 18, 2017, during the 99th Department Convention in Watertown,

Denny Brenden Recipient of Robert C. Gabrielson Award

Denny Brenden of Watertown is the 2017 recipient of the Robert C. Gabrielson Memorial Leadership award for the South Dakota American Legion

2017 Youth Trooper Academy

          The 2017 Youth Trooper Academy to be held in Pierre on June 26-30,

American Legion Baseball Registration Underway

The American Legion Baseball registration for teams starts January 1, 2017 

2017 State Oratorical Contest Held at MidWinter Conference

The 2017 State Oratorical Contest was held at the Cedar Shore Resort in February 12, 2017.  Katrina Callahan of Hartford, SD, was the winner for the second year in a row.  She will now go on to the National Oratorical Contest Finals in Indianapolis in April

Hugh Holmes Elected State Commander

Hugh Holmes of Mitchell, SD, was elected as the new Department Commander for the South Dakota American Legion on June 18, 2017, during the 99th Department Convention in Watertown,

Denny Brenden Recipient of Robert C. Gabrielson Award

Denny Brenden of Watertown is the 2017 recipient of the Robert C. Gabrielson Memorial Leadership award for the South Dakota American Legion

2017 Youth Trooper Academy

          The 2017 Youth Trooper Academy to be held in Pierre on June 26-30,

American Legion Baseball Registration Underway

The American Legion Baseball registration for teams starts January 1, 2017 

2017 State Oratorical Contest Held at MidWinter Conference

The 2017 State Oratorical Contest was held at the Cedar Shore Resort in February 12, 2017.  Katrina Callahan of Hartford, SD, was the winner for the second year in a row.  She will now go on to the National Oratorical Contest Finals in Indianapolis in April

2017 Oratory Contest Dates Set

The Oratorical Contest dates and locations for are set for all 8 Districts.  All Oratorical Contests will be held in January 2017. For more info go to:  2017 Oratorical Contests &nbsp

Pierre Post to Host Legislative Reception

The Pierre American legion Post #8 will again host the annual South Dakota American Legion Legislative Reception on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, starting at 5:30 p.m.  Everyone is invited to attend and visit with their Legislators on veterans issues

2017 MidWinter Conference at Cedar Shore Resort

The 2017 MidWinter Conference is scheduled to be held in Oacoma, SD, Cedar Shore Resort and Convention Center, on February 10-12, 2017. Click here for more info: 2017 MidWinter Conference

Exercise Your Vote on Election Day

Election Day is Tuesday, November 8, 2016.  All Americans are encouraged to register and vote

Charemon Dunham Elected State Commander

Charemon Dunham of Iroquois, SD, was elected as the first woman State Commander for the Department of South Dakota on Sunday, June 19, 2016 at the 98th State Convention in Watertown COMMANDER ANNOUNCES HOMECOMING Newly elected Department Commander Charemon Dunham has announced her Homecoming Celebration will be held Saturday, August 6, 2016, in Iroquois.  The schedule of events consists of [&hellip