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).


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.

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