American Legion Department of Wyoming


Penny Merryfield/Pine Bluffs Post

Above: Mike Cooke takes office as American Legion, Department of Wyoming Commander 2019.

The American Legion, Department of Wyoming held their 102nd Annual Department of Wyoming Legion Convention. The American Legion was established in March of 1919.

The first Post was the Ferdinand Brandstetter Post No. 1 in the United States in Van Tassell, Wyoming. It has grown to Post homes all over the United States and more.

Each Post has a governing body of a Commander, 1st Vice Commander, 2nd Vice Commander and an Adjutant. From there each state is divided into districts with Commanders as well. From there it is State Commanders for the Department of Wyoming or which state you are namin...

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