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The American Legion, Department of Maine calls on the Leadership of Maine Veterans' Homes to Fix the Challenges or to Step Down

"Veteran Homes Closure are a Breach of Faith"


Job Opening for Department Finance Officer at
The American Legion, Department of Maine


May 7, 2022

Fitzgerald-Cummings Post 2
7 Legion Drive
Augusta, ME 0433

Click here for more information






Join the Sea Dogs and the American Legion
for a Ballgame on May 21st!

Gates: 11:30 a.m. | First Pitch: 1:00 p.m

to purchase your game tickets today!


The American Legion, Department of Maine
2021-22 Membership Plan


Paul E. Dillard was elected National Commander of The American Legion on Sept. 2, 2021, during the organization's 102nd National Convention in Phoenix, AZ. His theme as national commander is "No Veteran Left Behind." To learn more about Paul E. Dillard, click here or visit .  


About National Commander Dillard's Pin Incentive  Program and Form   
About National Commander Dillard's  Honor Ribbon Program and Form   
About National Commander Dillard's 103 Percent Membership Pin Incentive Program and Form

A Complete Overview of
Includes New Updated Instructions/Information on
How to Register an Account, Manage Groups, Process Membership, View Reports, and More!

Download a copy to learn more! (Available in  PDF or PPTX format)
A Complete Overview of - PDF format
A Complete Overview of - Powerpoint (PPTX Format)  

Note: The last Tuesday of each month American Legion National Headquarters staff will present 60 to 90-minute sessions on topics aimed at post commanders and adjutants. Each session will be recorded and made available for later viewing. Please visit Training Tuesdays  for the next scheduled training session. 


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

For updated information on the Coronavirus in Maine, please visit
Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention

Important Dates


The American Legion Department of Maine Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) charity organization
Please  click here  or the FOUNDATION tab above to learn more.  

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The Department of Maine Centennial Coins can be purchased online, or by calling the Department directly at  207-873-3229 . The coins are $10 each plus $5 shipping/handing.  Coins are also available for free pick up at Department for $10 each. To purchase your coin, click on the Buy Maine Centennial Coin button below.    



Click here  to learn more about the Department of Maine's Centennial Celebration 

American Legion members interested in the discounted Paid Up For Life program can now easily join online.  Please visit   

Calling all Snowbirds...  


The American Legion, Department of Maine was notified last year by National Headquarters that they have discontinued its “Snowbird” address change service due to duplication of time and effort spent processing and maintaining the requests. However, we here at Department Headquarters would like to continue that service to you. If you are a Snowbird, for example, you live in Maine from April-October and Florida from November-March, please  click here  and fill out the attached form to take advantage of this service.  

Veterans Emergency Financial Assistance Program (VEFAP)
American Legion and Easterseals Maine Partner to  Distribute Veterans' Emergency Financial Assistance     

Veterans Emergency Financial Assistance Program (VEFAP) Application Packet    

For Veterans Emergency Financial Assistance, please fill out the above application and submit via email to  www[dot]eileen[at]mainelegion[dot]org  or  paul[at]mainelegion[dot]org  or mail to: The American Legion, Department of Maine, 5 Verti Drive, Winslow, Maine  04901-0727   

For questions pertaining to the Veterans Financial Emergency Assistance Program, please contact The American Legion, Department of Maine Veterans Assistance Department at 207-660-9324 | 207-873-3229 Ext. 3 |  www[dot]eileen[at]mainelegion[dot]org  or  paul[at]mainelegion[dot]org  | or Easterseals Maine at 207-828-0754 Ext. 1004.  

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