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 September 18, 2017

Membership Processing
** Next Membership Update Scheduled for Wednesday 09/27/17 **
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 2018  Quota Quota         (%) 2017            MBR           To-Date 2017       Total      MBR
1 31 787 1,318 3,039 6 5,316 8,989 59.14% 5,416 8,988
2 12 660 1,112 1,761 0 3,650 6,033 60.50% 3,642 6,034
3 56 909 1,108 2,458 16 4,660 8,740 53.32% 4,664 8,815
4 74 834 636 3,056 4 4,633 8,407 55.11% 5,229 8,393
5 30 1,026 1,836 3,599 11 6,581 11,547 56.99% 6,867 11,589
6 18 341 820 936 5 2,145 3,771 56.88% 2,105 3,776
7 16 264 124 1,113 4 1,527 3,711 41.15% 1,628 3,699
8 7 381 618 780 1 1,824 4,045 45.09% 2,356 4,080
9 28 389 789 1,703 14 2,979 5,528 53.89% 2,938 5,526
10 36 568 1,060 3,094 0 4,819 8,671 55.58% 4,819 8,665
11 25 471 1,020 1,061 3 2,660 4,702 56.57% 2,718 4,658
12 15 359 729 986 0 2,128 4,191 50.78% 2,359 4,177
13 27 343 445 1,604 19 2,470 4,128 59.84% 2,335 4,147
14 11 258 217 1,011 1 1,521 3,231 47.08% 1,971 3,256
99 44 357 596 3,634 0 4,656 0 0.00% 5,089 7,606
Totals 430 7,947 12,428 29,835 84 51,569 94,000 54.86% 54,136 93,409