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 January 17, 2018

Membership Processing
Next Membership Update Scheduled for Wednesday 01/24/18
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 2018            MBR           To-Date Renewal          (%) 2018  Quota Quota          (%) 2017            MBR           To-Date 2017       Total      MBR
1 130 795 668 5,961 31 7,585 84.07% 8,989 84.38% 7,902 9,022
2 80 664 465 4,006 6 5,221 86.50% 6,033 86.54% 5,521 6,036
3 161 914 931 5,012 37 7,055 79.99% 8,740 80.72% 7,615 8,820
4 159 840 762 5,040 28 6,829 81.35% 8,407 81.23% 7,518 8,395
5 166 1,039 896 7,460 26 9,587 82.65% 11,547 83.03% 10,131 11,599
6 67 343 357 2,278 14 3,059 80.95% 3,771 81.12% 3,263 3,779
7 59 266 220 2,413 12 2,970 79.75% 3,711 80.03% 3,048 3,724
8 85 384 357 2,536 10 3,372 82.61% 4,045 83.36% 3,538 4,082
9 110 394 453 3,541 46 4,544 82.10% 5,528 82.20% 4,668 5,535
10 142 575 559 5,919 121 7,316 84.32% 8,671 84.37% 7,451 8,676
11 82 472 257 3,074 13 3,898 83.59% 4,702 83.34% 3,978 4,675
12 63 363 585 2,255 24 3,290 78.17% 4,191 78.50% 3,472 4,209
13 87 345 382 2,765 32 3,611 87.07% 4,128 87.48% 3,632 4,147
14 36 259 294 1,775 5 2,369 72.76% 3,231 73.32% 2,802 3,256
99 62 360 1,016 4,765 0 6,203 81.54% 0 0.00% 6,982 7,607
Totals 1,489 8,013 8,202 58,800 405 76,909 82.20% 94,000 81.82% 81,521 93,562