American Legion Membership Requirements
IMPORTANT: EVERYONE MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF DD 214 OR PROOF OF DISCHARGE
Eligible veterans applying for first time membership must submit the following information to the Post Membership Committee:
You may also download and complete the American Legion Membership application here.
Print two (2) completed copies. Keep one copy for your records. Applications are also available at the Post.
COPY OF DD214 OR PROOF OF DISCHARGE (IRS requirement)
Membership Dues Payment. (Amount Shown on Application). Make checks payable to American Legion Post 140. DO NOT SEND CASH.
Mail one copy of the membership application to the Post address, together with your dues payment. (Dues amount on application).
Once the information is verified, membership will be approved and then a membership card will be mailed to you.
Please see eligibility dates below.
Veterans applying for transfers from your current Post to our Post must submit the following:
a. Email or letter stating intent to transfer.
b. Copy of DD214 or Discharge
c. Copy of Membership Card (or provide Member Number)
If current year dues are not paid, please include check.
Membership eligibility 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.
Must have served at least one day of active military duty during one of the dates above and honorably discharged or still serving honorably. :
For any questions please contact our membership chairman, or stop at the Post.
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