Legion Membership Eligibility

If you have served one day federal active duty in the United States Armed Forces during any of the war eras listed below, and have been honorably discharged or are still serving — you are eligible for membership in The American Legion!

  • Aug. 2, 1990 to today (Gulf War / War On Terrorism)

  • Dec. 20, 1989 to Jan. 31, 1990 (Panama)

  • Aug. 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984 (Lebanon / Grenada)

  • Feb. 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975 (Vietnam War)

  • June 25, 1950 to Jan. 31, 1955 (Korean War)

  • Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946 (World War II)

  • April 6, 1917 to Nov. 11, 1918 (World War I)