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The American Legion (EIN: 35-0144250 )

Summary

NameThe American Legion
EIN350144250
National Treasurer (Year: 2011)
George A Buskirk
Website http://www.legion.org
Address
The American Legion
PO BOX 1055
INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46206
Table of Contents

Overview

The American Legion is was formed in 1919 in Indianapolis, IN. Organization is led by George A Buskirk Jr, and had governing board consisting of 91 members. In 2016 this non-profit organization had 316 employees.

Primary Exempt Statement

As the nation's largest wartime veterans service organization, the federally chartered american legion is committed to lifelong assistance and support for men and women who have served in the u.s. armed forces, significant activities of which include free benefits counseling, education and career guidance, and health-care advocacy. the american legion also provides volunteer opportunities for veterans to mentor youth and sponsor wholesome programs in communities; leads activities that celebrate patriotism and honor; promotes strong national security; and provides meaningful fellowship among service members, veterans and their families.

Finances and Program Service Revenues

It had revenue of $71,228,134.00 and expenses $72,450,439.00 between January 2016 and December 2016 that year it had program service revenue of $34,936,900.00 and program service expenses $0.00 .

The American Legion started 2016 with $114,410,454.00 in assets, and finished it with $118,445,274.00

Revenue has not always exceeded expenses. While total assets of have grown in some years, it also had shrinked in other years.

More information available in detailed financial report for years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016
Tax Year Total Revenue Total Expenses Net Revenues Total Assets BOY Total Assets EOY Change in Assets
January 2010 - December 2010 $59,887,887.00 $59,692,030.00 $195,857.00 $121,436,113.00 $120,056,405.00 -$1,379,708.00
January 2011 - December 2011 $66,133,619.00 $64,384,186.00 $1,749,433.00 $120,056,405.00 $119,811,334.00 -$245,071.00
January 2012 - December 2012 $67,987,663.00 $66,865,285.00 $1,122,378.00 $119,811,334.00 $115,248,362.00 -$4,562,972.00
January 2013 - December 2013 $68,695,073.00 $68,292,175.00 $402,898.00 $115,248,362.00 $101,960,979.00 -$13,287,383.00
January 2014 - December 2014 $69,748,889.00 $66,090,411.00 $3,658,478.00 $101,960,979.00 $124,206,040.00 $22,245,061.00
January 2015 - December 2015 $72,257,030.00 $73,633,625.00 -$1,376,595.00 $112,764,854.00 $114,410,454.00 $1,645,600.00
January 2016 - December 2016 $71,228,134.00 $72,450,439.00 -$1,222,305.00 $114,410,454.00 $118,445,274.00 $4,034,820.00

Governance

The American Legion has large board consisting of 91 members. The board members are Charles E Schmidt as national commander, Harold D Barnett as national commander (partial year), Douglas L Boldt as national vice commander, Fae Casper as national vice commander, Paul L Espinoza as national vice commander, Paul Martel as national vice commander, Vincent J Troiola as national vice commander, George E Cushing as national vice commander (partial year), Alan A Davis Sr as national vice commander (partial year), David L Gough as national vice commander (partial year), Jimmy F Lane as national vice commander (partial year), Charles D Aucoin as national executive committee, Dennis R Boland as national executive committee, Bobby D Bryant as national executive committee, William H Burnett as national executive committee, Dennis E Clausing as national executive committee, Randall Coffman as national executive committee, William D Crosier Jr as national executive committee, Gary R Drennon as national executive committee, John A Endres as national executive committee, Mary V Erdman as national executive committee, Paul A Evenson as national executive committee, Bruce C Feuerbach as national executive committee, Willis Frazier as national executive committee, Arthur L Gimpel as national executive committee, Robert E Gosa as national executive committee, Kenneth J Goth as national executive committee, Mervin G Gunderson as national executive committee, Dennis C Haas as national executive committee, Cecil F Hennis as national executive committee, D Joseph Jackson as national executive committee, Jeff W Joyner as national executive committee, William W Kile as national executive committee, Francis J Killay as national executive committee, Robert L Krause as national executive committee, Robert D Liebenow as national executive committee, Francis J Macdonald as national executive committee, Nola L Maloney as national executive committee, Daniel E Mccole as national executive committee, Francis W Mccurdy as national executive committee, Ronald L Michalski as national executive committee, Terry E Miller as national executive committee, Bron R Mogenis as national executive committee, Michael L Mooney as national executive committee, Richard W Perry as national executive committee, Marland A Ronning as national executive committee, William R Roy as national executive committee, Kenneth J Rynes Jr as national executive committee, Thomas E Saunders as national executive committee, Terry D Schow as national executive committee, Marvin R Siegfried as national executive committee, C W Sparks Jr as national executive committee, Paul I Steward as national executive committee, Felix Trujillo as national executive committee, Lawrence E Wade as national executive committee, Wayne Wagner as national executive committee, William R Wallace as national executive committee, David O Warnken as national executive committee, Roger H Webster as national executive committee, Charles F Wessinger as national executive committee, Kenneth G Whitman as national executive committee (partial year), Janet M Wilson as national executive committee, Robert D Winston as national executive committee, Michael D Wood as national executive committee, Jerry A Ball as national executive committee (partial year), Ildefonso Colon Jr as national executive committee (partial year), Warren N Cuffee as national executive committee (partial year), Charles W Goodin as national executive committee (partial year), Robert J Kimball as national executive committee (partial year), Steve Krueger as national executive committee (partial year), Jerry Landkamer as national executive committee (partial year), Thomas E Mattice as national executive committee (partial year), John H Miller as national executive committee (partial year), Robert C Miller Jr as national executive committee (partial year), Ramona A Naragon as national executive committee (partial year), James E Pisa as national executive committee, James E Prendergast as national executive committee (partial year), Bill G Richard as national executive committee (partial year), Herbert J Scholten as national executive committee (partial year), Elbert D White as national executive committee (partial year), William R Wright Iii as national executive committee (partial year), Hugh E Crooks as national executive committee (partial year), John W Hargreaves as national executive committee, Daniel S Wheeler as national adjutant, Philip B Onderdonk Jr as national judge advocate, George A Buskirk Jr as national treasurer, R J Stoffer as director of media communications, Louis Celli as director of veterans affairs, Joseph C Sharpe as director of veterans employment and education, Jeffrey O Brown as executive director and Verna Lynn Jones as executive director.
Tax Returns

More information on individual tax returns for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 year.

Web Presence

The American Legion maintains web site at http://www.legion.org , established in 1995-06-07

Address

The American Legion was located on 2 different addresses. The American Legion
PO BOX 1055
INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46206

Business Officer

Years: 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016
George A Buskirk Jr
National Treasurer


Year: 2011
George A Buskirk
National Treasurer


Board of Directors

Governing board for each of tax years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 .

In tax year 2016 board of directors consisted of: