Department (State)

Our Post is assigned to the Mighty 5th District which encompasses 21 posts within Metro Atlanta area, the communities to the west of Atlanta.  The 5th District has approximately 6,200 members.  There are twelve districts within the Department of Georgia.  The Department of Georgia has over 44,000 members.

The Department of Georgia is a large and active member of the National Organization.  Within Georgia the Department supports Boys State, Legion Baseball, Legion Riders, VA Hospitals and our military returning home from current conflicts.  The Department has a big mission supporting all of Georgia’s 241 local Post as well as supporting the National programs.  More information on the Department of Georgia can be found at

Need To Know Links

Atlanta VA Medical Center
Department of Georgia American Legion
Georgia Department of Veterans Services
The American Legion National Website
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Crisis Line