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ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, APRIL 22 - This April 12, 2017 photo, shows Legion Memorial Park in Wilber, Neb., where the American Legion Post is constructing a new building.(Matt Ryerson/The Journal-Star via AP)

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ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, APRIL 22 - In this April 12, 2017 photo, Gary Wooten, Legion commander for the Wilber American Legion, talks about their new building that is under construction at Legion Memorial Park in Wilber, Neb. (Matt Ryerson/The Journal-Star via AP)

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Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a town hall campaign stop at the American Legion, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, in Epping, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

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Image courtesy of The American Legion

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A father votes with his young son during the midterm elections at a polling place in an American Legion hall in Annapolis, Md., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Commander of the American Legion Michael Helm at their national headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald told veterans at the American Legion conference that he would effect real cultural change and ensure every employee made veterans the top priority at the department. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Vietnam veteran Ron Silver Eagle D'Andre, right, listens during a town hall meeting at American Legion Post 1 on Monday, June 9, 2014, in Phoenix concerning health-care issues at the Phoenix VA facilities. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)

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A member of an American Legion color guard (center) carries an American flag during Veterans Day ceremonies in front of the Massachusetts Statehouse in Boston on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)