WELCOME TO THE AMERICAN LEGION

America's Largest Veterans Service Organization

myLegion.org Icon
Social IconsSocial IconsSocial IconsSocial IconsSocial Icons

MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS

 

 

 

READ THE LATEST INFORMATION ON THE "LEGION ACT"

***   LEGION Act Signed Into Law  ***

** 11 Things You Need to Know About the LEGION Act **

Congress approves LEGION Act

Bipartisan LEGION Act passed by the Senate

Commander asks for support to pass LEGION Act​

Why Congress must pass the LEGION Act

 

 

REQUIREMENTS TO JOIN THE AMERICAN LEGION   

IMPORTANT: EVERYONE MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF
DD 214 OR DISCHARGE.

 

NEW MEMBERSHIP




Click on above logo WHY YOU SHOULD BELONG

 

 

Eligible veterans applying for first time membership must submit the following information to Post Membership Committee:

1. Complete American Legion Membership application by clicking on "APPLICATION" button.

 Print two (2) completed copies.  Keep one copy for your records. Mail the other copy to above address, together with your dues payment. (Dues amount on application).  Applications are also available at the Post.)

2. COPY OF DD214  DISCHARGE

(Click this link for DD214 Discharge Application)
 

3. Membership Dues Payment. Dues. (Amount Shown on Application). Make checks payable to our Post listed above. DO NOT SEND CASH.

4. If the information is correct, membership will be approved and then a membership card will be mailed to you.

5. Please see eligibility dates below.

 

 

TRANSFERS

Veterans applying for transfers from your current Post to our Post must submit the following:

a. Completed Member Data Form.
b. COPY OF DD214 OR DISCHARGE
c. COPY OF MEMBERSHIP CARD

6. Membership dues payment, if current year dues are not paid. If current dues are paid, please pay dues for next year's membership.

 

 

ELIGIBILITY DATES
 

MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILTY in the American Legion is based on honorable service with the U. S. Armed Forces between:

 

April 6, 1917 - November 11, 1918 World War I
December 7, 1941 - Today Continuing Hostilities
June 25, 1950 - January 31, 1955 Korean War
February 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975 Vietnam War
August 24, 1982 - July 31,1984 Lebanon/Grenada
December 20, 1989 - January 31, 1990 Operation Just Cause
August 2, 1990 - Today * Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm

**U.S. Merchant Marine eligible only from December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946 (WWII)

 

 

If you have served federal active duty in the United States Armed Forces since December 7, 1941, and have been honorably discharged or are still serving - you are eligible for membership in The American Legion!

Because eligibility dates remain open, all members of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible to join The American Legion at this time, until the date of the end of hostilities as determined by the government of the United States.

For any questions please contact our membership chairman, Brent Barnes, or stop at Post 223.

Click on the "Application" menu button to the left for an online form.

 


 


TOP