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American Legion

Membership Eligibility

Per the legion.org, "if you are currently on active duty, serving the United States honorably, anywhere in the world, or have served honorably during any of the following eligible war eras," you are eligible to join the American Legion family.

The following wars eras are eligible:

  • Gulf War | August 2, 1990 - Current
  • Panama | December 20, 1989 - January 31, 1990
  • Lebanon / Grenada | August 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984
  • Vietnam War | February 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975
  • Korean War | June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955
  • World War II | December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946
  • World War I | April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918


  • Sons of the American Legion

    S.A.L. Membership Eligibility

    Per the legion.org, "Membership in this organization is established through an individual's parents' or grandparents' military service. Essentially, if your parents or grandparents are (or were) eligible to join The American Legion, you would be eligible to join the Sons of The American Legion."



    Ladies Auxilary

    Auxilary Membership Eligibility

    Per the legion.org, "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.
  • Step relatives are also eligible.