Elegibility for Membership

Eligibility Requirements to join the American Legion

You must have served at least one day of active military duty during one of the dates below and honorably discharged or still serving honorably. For any questions please contact our Adjutant, or Post Duty Officer (10 am to 1 pm).

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 – December 31, 1946) World War II

(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

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.

Eligibility Requirements for American Legion Auxiliary Membership

A woman who is eligible for membership in The American Legion is also eligible to join the American Legion Auxiliary. The mother, wife, daughter, sister, grand-daughter, great-grand-daughter, or grandmother of members of The American Legion, and deceased veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces during the listed war eras.

(April 6, 1917 -November 11, 1918) World War I

(December 7, 1941 – December 31, 1946) World War II

(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

Sons of the American Legion Membership Eligibility Requirements

Yes, we do have a S.A.L Squadron here at Post 7

All male descendants, adopted sons and stepsons of members of The American Legion and such male descendants of veterans who died in Service during World I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, the Persian Gulf War and the War on Terrorism, during the delimiting periods set forth in Article IV, Section 1, of the National Constitution of The American Legion, or who died subsequent to their honorable discharge from such service, shall be eligible for Membership in the Sons of The American Legion.

Social Volunteer Membership

We also have a Social Volunteer membership for anyone interested in getting involved, receive our Post discounts, help local veterans, contribute to the local community or support our troops.

See the Post’s Duty Officer Weekdays from 10 am to 1 pm to join.