The Department of Oklahoma has has a membership base of 18,000 for 2013-2014. We have 223 Posts across the state to serve veterans where they live. Our organization provides many services for veterans and sponsors children and youth activities all across the State. The following are just a few of the ways our members are “Still Serving America.”
Veterans Rehabilitation Services – service officers at each post in the state of Oklahoma and at the VA Hospital in Oklahoma City and Muskogee-assisting veterans with VA claims and other needs of the family.
The Legion’s Family Support Network – has helped numerous of family members of reserve military personnel called to active duty with every day needs from simple household repairs to financial assistance.
TFA – Temporary Financial Assistance for veterans with minor children in the home.
American Legion Riders (ALR) – Is another great post program that has been very positive for people that love motorcycles and the comraderie that comes with that. The purpose of ALR’s is, “To participate in parades and other ceremonies that are keeping with the aims and purposes of The American Legion.”
Other State Programs that we sponsor –
Legion Baseball, Boys State Program, High School Oratorical Contest, Scouting sponsorship, Jr. Shooting Program, Flag Education and Scholarship Education.
You can find out more about state programs at: www.okamlegion.org