How Can You Join?
There are numerous ways to become a member of The American Legion.
1. You can complete an On-Line application, which can be found at our National Headquarters web site: www.legion.org
2. The simplest way is to contact an Officer of our post, see the Officers list on
our web site, and have them assist you. The dues here at our Post are truly reasonable
for the benefits your receive.
Who is Eligible to become an American Legion Member?
Section 1. Any person shall be eligible for membership in THE AMERICAN LEGION
who was a member of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or Air Force of the United States and assigned to active duty
at some time during any of the following periods: April 6, 1917, to November 11, 1918; December 7, 1941, to December
31, 1946; June 25, 1950, to January 31, 1955; February 28, 1961, to May 7, 1975, August 24, 1982, to July 31,
1984; December 20, 1989, to January 31, 1990; August 2, 1990, to the cessation of hostilities as determined by the government
of the United States; all dates inclusive, or who , being a citizen of the United States at the time of his entry therein,
served on active duty in the armed forces of any of the governments associated with the United States during any of said periods;
provided, however, that such service shall have been terminated by honorable discharge or honorable separation, or continued
honorably after any of said periods; provided further, that no person shall be entitled to membership who, being in such service
during any of said periods, refused on conscientious, political or other grounds to subject himself to military discipline
or unqualified service.
Section 2. There shall be no form or class of
membership except an active membership, and dues shall be paid annually or for life.
Section 3. No person may be a member at any one
time of more than one post.
Section 4. No person who has been expelled by
a post shall be admitted to membership in another post without the consent of the expelling post, except that where such consent
has been asked for an denied by such post, he may then appeal to the Executive Committee of the department of the expelling
post for permission to be admitted to membership in another post, and shall be ineligible for membership until such permission