American Legion Post 735, Hiawatha, Iowa


The American Legion is the place for you to help your buddy and for your buddy to help you. Founded in 1918, it is the largest veteran's organization in the United States with over 3 million members.

We are veterans just like you. We care about America,our fellow veterans. our families, our children, and our community. As a member of our Post  we continue to serve our God, our Country and our Community. Your Post needs you now.

Our Post members participate in many community activities such as memorials, dedications, flag dispoal cermeonies, etc.

We sponsor several local youth activities, including baseball, youth t-ball, mock trial, essay contests, and scholarships to better educate our children. 

A common question is, "Am I eligible to join?" Recent changes to the American Legion's membership requirements most likely means the answer is yes:

  • All active duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible to join The American Legion.
  • Anyone who had federal active duty time in the United States Armed Forces since December 7, 1941, and were honorably discharged are eligible.
  • U.S. Merchant Marines who served from December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946 are also eligible.   
  • Lastly, you don't need to ask our permission to join the American Legion Post 735 - you are already welcome!

Ready to join us in making a difference? It is as simple as following this link to become a member today (​

Do you need to renew, transfer to our Post, reprint your membership card? Again, you can do that today online at this page (