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 December 5, 2018

Membership Processing
Next Membership Update Scheduled for Wednesday 12/12/2018
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 97 776 540 5,228 36 6,677 77.55 8,717 76.60% 6,878 8,610
2 77 649 357 3,514 12 4,609 81.65 5,739 80.31% 4,916 5,645
3 130 888 643 4,470 23 6,154 73.39 8,446 72.86% 6,348 8,385
4 152 812 597 4,730 204 6,495 82.84 7,873 82.50% 6,348 7,840
5 114 990 668 6,262 25 8,059 74.02 10,971 73.46% 8,569 10,887
6 52 333 279 1,932 6 2,602 73.05 3,593 72.42% 2,726 3,562
7 48 249 156 1,958 7 2,418 67.39 3,580 67.54% 2,438 3,588
8 54 385 269 2,231 8 2,947 74.76 3,987 73.92% 3,013 3,942
9 75 387 346 2,959 16 3,783 72.13 5,238 72.22% 3,957 5,245
10 129 558 483 5,240 32 6,442 72.25 9,057 71.13% 6,419 8,916
11 48 442 213 2,555 7 3,265 73.67 4,508 72.43% 3,459 4,432
12 71 356 425 2,129 17 2,998 76.64 3,882 77.23% 2,985 3,912
13 67 340 324 2,518 65 3,314 81.05 4,093 80.97% 3,254 4,089
14 28 244 230 1,553 4 2,059 68.34 2,990 68.86% 2,127 3,013
99 0 347 1,364 3,386 0 5,097 75.03 0 0.00% 5,628 6,793
Totals 1,142 7,756 6,894 50,665 462 66,919 75.31% 88,500 75.61% 69,065 88,859