Contact Us

2930 American Legion Dr.
P.O. Box 388
Portage, WI 53901
Ph: (608) 745-1090
Fax: (608) 745-0179

Adjutant Gear joined the team in June of 2020. His experiences  through his military career and education including recruiting, leadership, Business Management and Communications will serve him well as the Department Adjutant. 
Nathan Gear
Department Adjutant

James worked as a Veterans Service Representative at the D.S.O. for 2 years before becoming the Department Service Officer for the past 11 years. "Your Service Office is proud, knowing that veterans, war widows(ers) and orphans will receive their due benefits and possibly one day a college education because we were able to help."
James Fialkowski
Department Service Officer 
Meet the Service Office Team

The Mission of Camp American
Legion: Helping to Heal Those who served, continue to serve and their families through Wisconsin's north woods experience. Jim joined the Team is 2021.

Jim Klement
Camp Director

Chris has been processing membership for Legion Wisconsin for 18 years. She processes both the Legion and SAL Membership; tracking how all are progressing toward reaching membership goals. She is a lifelong resident of Portage. "I am very honored to work for this organization."
Chris Schmidt
Membership Coordinator

Angie has been planning the major events and serving as the Executive Secretary to the Department Adjutant for more than 10 years. "Thank you for your service and for allowing me to work on behalf of Wisconsin's Veterans, their families and their communities." 
Angie Chappell
Admin. Manager/Major Events Planner

Carol has been greeting visitors to HDQ for 8 years. As the Administrative Assistant she assists the entire team in completing tasks. "Working at The American Legion has been very rewarding for me and I consider it an honor to assist in whatever way that I can."
Carol Swanson
Administrative Assistant

Sheri has been with the HDQ team for 3 years. She is the coordinator for Badger Boys State, Wisconsin American Legion Law Enforcement Career Academy, Shooting Sports and Oratorical. "I am very excited to work with the programs of The American Legion."
Sheri Hicks
Programs Coordinator

Jen is the baseball coordinator, editor of the Badger Legionnaire and assisting with social media and Legislative work. She has been a member of the HDQ team for 1 year.  Her background in graphic design and photography is a great asset to the Department. "Thank you for the warm welcome."
Jen Swenson
Programs Coordinator

Lee Roundy
Finance Director


It's our mission to enhance the lives of our Veterans and their families, inspire the next generation of Wisconsin leaders, and promote the principles of The Legion in every community across the Badger State.

Together, we can accomplish so much for those who need us. We welcome you to our Legion Family.