Links of Interest to Veterans

The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization focusing on service to veterans, service members, and communities. We are orginizized into a National Headquarters and fifty-six Departments—one each for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, France, Mexico and the Philippines.

The Illinois Department is divided into five Divisions and twenty-five Districts.

The Minooka American Legion Post 1188 is located in the 2nd Division, 12th District.

American Legion National Headquarters

American Legion Illinois Department

American Legion Map

Official Facebook page of District 12 American Legion, Illinois.

District 12 represents all American Legion Posts in Winnebago, Boone, DeKalb, LaSalle, Kendall, and Grundy counties.

District 12

Official Facebook page of Minooka American Legion Post 1188

Post 1188 Facebook

The Gunndy County Veterans Legacy Center & Museum

  • The Gunndy County Veterans Legacy Center & Museum
    212 W. Washington Street
    Morris, IL 60450
  • Located on the second floor of the Morris American Legion
    Open Wednesday Mornings 0800-1000.
    2nd floor chair lift available.
  • Photographs, Displays, Historical Documents, Lending Library
Veterans Legacy Center & Museum

The Hines Mobile Medical Unit brings accessible health care and social work services for veterans to our local communities. The MMU does not operate on holidays and sometimes is out of service for various reasons.

Enrollment in the VA Health Care Program is required to receive services. Assistance with an application for enrollment is available at the MMU.

Hines Mobile Medical Unit

Request Your Military Service Records Online, by Mail, or by Fax

Includes DD 214/Separation Documents, Personnel Records, Replacement Medals, and/or Medical Records.

Using this Governent website can be frustrating. For this reason, it is recommended that you make use of your Veterans Assistance Commission instead of dealing with this yourself. Call the VAC and tell them what you want to do so they can advise you what to bring to the VAC office.

   — Official Government Website

Veterans Service Records

Honorably discharged Veterans and Veterans discharged under honorable conditions are eligible to shop all online military exchanges. Fill out the secure form to check your eligibility today.  —  Official Website

Note: Shopping at base exchanges or PXs is not part of this program.

Veterans Online Shopping Registration

Joliet Area Community Hospice

For more than 35 years, Joliet Community Hospice has carred for people at the end of life - many of them have been veterans.

Home Page

Veterans Info Page

Veterans Volunteer Poster

Dispose of old medications safely.

Grundy County Area

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