Department of Indiana 

The American Legion Auxiliary has two special national awards that are set up to recognize and reward the positive actions of our children and youth.  The Units can choose to nominate a youth for their outstanding actions and achievements.  


The Youth Hero Award recognizes someone less than 18 years of age who performs a heroic act of physical bravery.


The Good Deed Award is for youths 18 years of age or younger who have contributed in a special way to society through community service.

How You Can Help in the Community

Children and Youth

Do you know a child or youth who needs to be recognized for positive actions?  Click on the link below to fill out form.  

American Legion Auxiliary

The Children & Youth Program was created to help protect, care, and support our children and our youth. 

This program is particularly set up for those children and youth of veterans and military families. 













The American Legion Auxiliary objective of this program is to work to help develop, implement, and monitor programs and activities that contribute to the physical, mental, and emotional health and wellness of children and youth of military families.