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 May 24, 2017
Dist New PUFL Online
Renewal
Traditional
Renewal
888
Transfers
Total
Mbr.
2017
Quota
%
Quota
2016
YTD
2016
Total
1 202 815 711 7,073 85 8,886 9,414 94.39 9,097 9,226
2  129  697  510  4,639  17  5,992  6,522  91.87  6,383 6,400
3  275  936  926 6,421  104 8,662  9,069  95.51  8,823 8,939
4  270 871 665  6,396  144  8,346  8,559  97.51 8,391  8,433
5  273 1,067  978 9,015  118  11,451  12,116  94.51  11,783  11,958
6  130 357  370  2,808  51 3,716  3,880  95.77  3,797 3,865
7  147  280 235  2,962  32  3,656  3,783  96.64  3,674  3,730
8  122  396  351  3,093  46  4,008  4,286  93.51  4,175  4,224
9  176  399  434  4,310  143  5,462  5,655  96.59  5,463  5,519
10*  278  588  504  6,751  449  8,570  8,521  100.58  8,243  8,359
11  142  494  270  3,687  27  4,620  4,965  93.05  4,787  4,841
12  124  361  602  2,811  246  4,144  4,313 96.08  4,193  4,246
13  108  347  405  3,195  41  4,096  4,358  93.99  4,208  4,308
14  127  270  324  2,460  24  3,205  3,488  91.89  3,412  3,479
TOTALS 2,534 8,231 8,567  71,517  1,527  92,376 100,000  92.38  94,751  95,894

* Ahead of Last Year | @Lap Winner | +Qualified | Q=Quota

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