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 31, 2017
Dist New PUFL Online
Renewal
Traditional
Renewal
888
Transfers
Total
Mbr.
2017
Quota
%
Quota
2016
YTD
2016
Total
1 206 815 712 7,075 87 8,895 9,414 94.49 9,118 9,226
2  131  697  511  4,639  17  5,995  6,522  91.92  6,387 6,400
3  281  936  926 6,427  104 8,674  9,069  95.64  8,830 8,939
4@  276 871 670  6,399  144  8,360  8,559  97.67 8,410  8,433
5  289 1,067  983 9,020  120  11,479  12,116  94.74  11,808  11,958
6  130 357  372  2,809  52 3,720  3,880  95.88  3,806 3,865
7@  153  280 236  2,963  43  3,675  3,783  97.15  3,686  3,730
8  123  396  352  3,093  48  4,012  4,286  93.61  4,187  4,224
9  182  399  436  4,311  144  5,472  5,655  96.76  5,477  5,519
10*@  288  588  505  6,760  450  8,591  8,521  100.82  8,266  8,359
11  144  494  270  3,687  28  4,623  4,965  93.11  4,793  4,841
12  125  361  602  2,811  247  4,146  4,313 96.13  4,209  4,246
13  115  347  405  3,195  41  4,103  4,358  94.15  4,225  4,308
14  132  270  324  2,460  25  3,211  3,488  92.06  3,418  3,479
TOTALS 2,606 8,231 8,587  71,566  1,550  92,530 100,000  92.53  94,751  95,894

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

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