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 April 18, 2018

Membership Processing
Next Membership Update Scheduled for Wednesday 04/25/18
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 2018            MBR           To-Date Renewal          (%) 2018  Quota Quota          (%) 2017            MBR           To-Date 2017       Total      MBR
1 191 797 752 6,598 41 8,379 92.91% 8,989 93.21% 8,787 9,028
2 112 666 503 4,280 12 5,573 92.34% 6,033 92.38% 5,947 6,035
3 247 919 1,044 5,837 72 8,119 92.06% 8,747 92.82% 8,522 8,819
4 247 841 855 5,594 74 7,611 90.66% 8,407 90.53% 8,252 8,395
5 249 1,044 996 8,322 56 10,667 91.96% 11,547 92.38% 11,309 11,599
6 95 343 404 2,586 34 3,462 91.56% 3,751 92.30% 3,662 3,781
7 112 266 250 2,781 19 3,428 91.98% 3,711 92.37% 3,586 3,727
8 121 386 399 2,886 30 3,822 93.63% 4,045 94.49% 3,947 4,082
9 136 395 495 3,947 79 5,052 91.26% 5,528 91.39% 5,299 5,536
10 217 575 633 6,697 670 8,792 101.21% 8,671 101.40% 8,465 8,687
11 121 481 292 3,432 18 4,344 92.88% 4,702 92.39% 4,552 4,677
12 94 364 652 2,646 30 3,786 89.93% 4,193 90.29% 4,051 4,210
13 130 346 425 3,017 65 3,983 96.05% 4,128 96.49% 4,005 4,147
14 65 259 334 2,144 11 2,813 86.37% 3,231 87.06% 3,161 3,257
99 64 361 1,174 5,066 0 6,665 87.61% 0 0.00% 7,477 7,608
Totals 2,201 8,043 9,208 65,833 1,211 86,496 92.42% 94,000 92.02% 91,022 93,588