Minnesota American Legion Day

Passed by the MN House and Senate and then signed by the Governor on March 8, 2010, September 16th is designated as American Legion Day in Minnesota.

The American Legion was chartered by Congress on September 16, 1919. This section is enacted to recognize the millions of American Legion veterans who have dedicated and continue to dedicate themselves to service of community, state, and nation. This section expresses the appreciation of Minnesotans for that service, on the occasion of the Legion's 90th year of existence and each year thereafter on the anniversary of its charter date.