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 February 13th, 2019 (11:45am)

Membership Processing
Next Membership Update Scheduled for Wednesday 2/20/2019
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
2/13/2019
Dist New PUFL Online Ren Trad Ren 888 Transfers 2019 MBR To-Date Renewal (%) 2019 Quota Quota (%) 2018 MBR To-Date 2018 Total MBR
4 215 814 792 5,418 234 7,473 95.28 7,873 94.92% 7,209 7,843
13 93 341 418 2,830 82 3,764 92.03 4,093 91.96% 3,744 4,090
10 178 558 650 6,411 405 8,202 91.93 9,057 90.56% 7,915 8,922
12 92 358 573 2,493 23 3,539 90.40 3,911 90.49% 3,451 3,915
2 97 649 474 3,910 17 5,147 91.16 5,737 89.72% 5,360 5,646
9 110 388 477 3,696 25 4,696 89.52 5,281 88.92% 4,786 5,246
3 190 894 936 5,418 44 7,482 89.18 8,446 88.59% 7,596 8,390
1 134 779 738 6,003 48 7,702 89.36 8,717 88.36% 7,852 8,619
11 75 442 291 3,163 9 3,980 89.76 4,508 88.29% 4,100 4,434
5 187 998 961 7,503 52 9,701 88.93 10,996 88.22% 10,109 10,908
6 78 334 371 2,361 15 3,159 88.69 3,593 87.92% 3,208 3,562
7 80 251 226 2,564 11 3,132 87.32 3,580 87.49% 3,116 3,587
8 68 387 385 2,562 14 3,416 86.61 3,987 85.68% 3,547 3,944
14 44 245 327 1,915 8 2,539 84.24 2,990 84.92% 2,593 3,014
99 0 349 1,693 3,710 0 5,752 84.65 0 0.00% 6,468 6,795
Totals 1,641 7,787 9,312 59,957 987 79,684 89.62% 88,500 90.04% 81,054 88,915