American Legion
Membership

    ATTENTION!!
           PLEASE TAKE NOTE THAT ON JULY 30, 2019, CONGRESS
    AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES CHANGED THE
    CHARTER OF THE AMERICAN LEGION AND THE MILITARY
    SERVICE ELIGIBILITY DATES FOR MEMBERSHIP IN THE
    AMERICAN LEGION.
           THE NEW QUALIFYING DATES OF MILITARY SERVICE
    HAVE BEEN CHANGED TO INCLUDE:

           WORLD WAR I  -  April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918

           WORLD WAR II  - December 7, 1941 until Congress
                    recognizes the end of the WAR ON TERROR at a
                    future date.      



    If you have served active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States of America
    during any of the time periods listed below, and have been Honorably Discharged, or
    are currently serving, you are eligible for membership in The American Legion.
                                                       
                                                          
                World War I            
                                           April 6, 1917 - November 11, 1918

                   World War II                 
                                           December 7, 1941 - December 31, 1946

                   Korean War                   
                                           June 25, 1950 - January 31, 1955

                   Vietnam War                 
                                           February 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975

                   Lebanon/ Grenada        
                                           August 24, 1982 - July 31, 1984

                   Panama                          
                                           December 20, 1989 - January 31, 1990

                   Gulf War/ War on Terrorism              
                                           August 2, 1990 - Present

                  Other Conflicts
                                          All dates after December 7, 1941 to present, that are not
                                                   included in the above periods.
                                                   (New change effective 7/30/2019)


           Membership dues at American Legion Post 1009 are $47.00 per year.  Join us in the
    ranks of 'Veterans helping veterans'.  Click below and download an application to join,
    or renew your American Legion Membership.  If you have any questions regarding
    membership feel free to use the 'Contact Us' button on the left side of any page and we
    will get back to you with the information.  We make becoming a member easy because
    you've already done the hard part...
                                           becoming a U.S. VETERAN!



            For more information on the benefits of membership in The
    American Legion, click on 'American Legion National Website' at left and
    look under membership.



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