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 July 19, 2018

Membership Processing
Next Membership Update Scheduled for Wednesday 07/25/18
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
Dist New PUFL Online Ren Trad Ren 888 Transfers 2019 MBR To-Date Renewal (%) 2019 Quota Quota (%) 2018 MBR To-Date 2018 Total MBR
1 0 748 184 285 0 1,217 14.29 8,658 14.06% 1,056 8,515
2 7 625 122 201 0 955 17.41 5,563 17.17% 796 5,484
3 10 854 194 261 0 1,319 15.85 8,384 15.73% 1,177 8,322
4 3 788 201 277 0 1,269 16.21 7,873 16.12% 1,042 7,827
5 2 970 245 481 0 1,698 15.63 10,934 15.53% 1,450 10,861
6 0 320 93 40 0 453 12.96 3,530 12.83% 444 3,495
7 0 246 50 24 0 320 9.09 3,541 9.04% 323 3,521
8 7 373 89 258 0 727 18.83 3,911 18.59% 509 3,861
9 3 370 123 320 1 817 15.63 5,274 15.49% 527 5,227
10 1 540 176 626 0 1,343 15.33 8,914 15.07% 778 8,760
11 1 441 91 376 0 909 20.63 4,478 20.30% 583 4,407
12 3 340 143 191 0 677 17.52 3,916 17.29% 533 3,865
13 5 328 112 312 0 757 18.58 4,093 18.49% 445 4,074
14 0 234 84 66 0 384 12.79 2,990 12.84% 333 3,003
99 0 334 213 1,603 0 2,150 31.68 0 0.00% 1,658 6,787
Totals 42 7,511 2,120 5,321 1 14,995 17.04% 90,000 16.66% 11,654 88,009