The American Legion Department of West Virginia Graduates 387 Students from 78th Annual ALMBS
The American Legion Mountaineer Boys State was held June 7-13, 2015 at West Virginia University Jacksonâ€™s Mill. Students took part in creating the 51st State to the Union. Founded in 1936, the goal of The American Legion Mountaineer Boys State (ALMBS) is to educate and train youth in understanding one of the countryâ€™s most precious freedoms; the democratic form of government. ALMBS is characterized as â€œWest Virginiaâ€™s premier school of Americanism, Citizenship and Leadership!â€ West Virginia proudly holds the 2nd oldest American Legion Boys State charter in the nation.