Eligibility for Membership

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:

  • World War I
    April 6, 1917 to Nov 11, 1918
  • World War II *
    Dec 7, 1941 to Dec 31, 1946
  • Korea
    June 25, 1950 to Jan 31, 1955
  • Vietnam
    Feb 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975
  • Lebanon/Grenada
    Aug 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984
  • Operation Just Cause – Panama
    Dec 20, 1989 to Jan 31, 1990
  • Persian Gulf/War on Terrorism
    Aug 2, 1990 to Present

* U.S. Merchant Marines serving from Dec. 7, 1941-Dec. 31, 1946 are also eligible for membership.

District Membership

Updated August 21st, 2019 (9:13am)

Membership Processing
Next Membership Update Scheduled for Wednesday 8/28/2019
Membership is Processed Daily at Dept 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM Monday – Friday
Method Received Processing Time
Online Post Processing 7 Business Days
Mailed to Department – Delaware, OH 12 Business Days
Drop-Off to Department – Delaware, OH 12 Business Days
Holidays 2 Additional Business Days
8/21/2019
Dist New PUFL Online Ren Trad Ren 888 Transfers 2020 MBR To-Date 2020 Quota Quota (%) 2019 MBR To-Date
2 22 625 266 2,022 1 2,936 5,544 52.96% 2,342
4 64 808 348 2,885 7 4,112 8,005 51.37% 3,204
13 22 341 197 1,505 2 2,067 4,041 51.15% 1,765
11 16 445 121 1,549 2 2,133 4,257 50.11% 1,983
9 32 364 239 1,909 1 2,545 5,081 50.09% 2,131
1 39 758 336 2,911 3 4,047 8,254 49.03% 3,834
10 46 556 337 3,399 2 4,340 9,236 46.99% 3,611
8 23 378 167 1,145 2 1,715 3,728 46.00% 1,632
12 21 348 254 1,096 0 1,719 3,796 45.28% 1,602
3 51 862 409 2,366 4 3,692 8,174 45.17% 3,204
6 9 331 176 931 1 1,448 3,427 42.25% 1,367
5 23 943 427 2,908 1 4,302 10,306 41.74% 4,097
7 7 236 85 870 1 1,199 3,422 35.04% 1,174
14 4 238 125 524 0 891 2,890 30.83% 878
99 0 340 1,156 1,775 0 3,271 0 0.00% 3,682
Totals 379 7,573 4,643 27,795 27 40,417 88,962 45.43% 36,506