Gurnee American Legion Post 771

Serving Veterans. Serving the Community

Serving America.

749 Milwaukee Ave

Gurnee, IL 60031


About the Legion

Gurnee American Legion Post 771 was established in 1935 to serve veterans and the community. Made up of service veterans, the American Legion is built upon the four pillar of service:

  • Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation
  • National Security
  • Americanism
  • Children & Youth

If you are a veteran and are ready to serve your country and community again, come and check us out.

Activities of Post 771

  • Annual College Scholarship
  • Sponsorship to Boys State
  • American Legion Baseball (Gurnee Riverdogs)
  • Serving and supporting our fellow veterans at Lovell Federal Health Center
  • Police Cadet Sponsorship
  • Annual Orators Contest
  • Sponsorship of Warren High School activities (Hack 101)
  • Annual Poppy Day sales
  • Memorial Day Host
  • Patriot Day (9/11) Remberance
  • Veteran’s Day Host

Boys State

American Legion Illinois Premier Boys State

Taking Applications for 2023 Premier Boys State


For further information contact Jim Huisel at 847-910-3330 or email

YouTube Video

Devils Who Served

Devils Who Served


Warren veterans, please complete the linked survey so you can be included in the Devils Who Served Touchscreen video board.