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Corona-19 Update

As of 04/29/2020

Welcome to the American Legion

Department of Minnesota

5th District Family

Known as 

The Fighting Fifth!


Johnson, Robert Horace Age 90 of Minneapolis passed away June 20, 2020.Preceded in death by his loving wife Alene Johnson and daughter Penny Webb. Survived by daughters, Valerie Hutchinson, June Johnson, Robbin McLaurin and Ramona McCree. Visitation Thursday, June 25 will start at 10 AM with the funeral services at 11 AM at New Salem Missionary Baptist Church 2507 Bryant Avenue North Minneapolis, MN.

Condolences go out from the 5th District to the family of Bob Johnson and the Johnnie Baker Post #291. Bob was a 57 year member of the Johnnie Baker Post and past District Commander. He will be missed. Rest in peace, Bob.

Membership Packet Pickup will be on Thursday, June 25th from 4 until 6 at Minneapolis Post 1.

Executive board meeting to follow at 6:30 in person or virtual. Please contact Ray Eiden for the link. 


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Eligibility to join The American Legion changed to anyone who has served since December 7, 1941.  The American Legion Auxiliary now accepts all spouses of veterans for membership!

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Since our charter, The American Legion has been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining a Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country, and Community. Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, friends and families embodied in our preamble below.


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To the wonderful patriotic citizens of the Minneapolis & Suburban community, Join a Post as a Member, Booster or Sponsor. (click Sponsor or Booster Button for details). 100% of the monies raised are given back to the community. Help us to continue sponsoring Scholarships for our children; give aid and assistance to our local needy Veterans, and their families. Help us to continue to support financially worthy community programs and projects.