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 19, 2018

Membership Processing
Next Membership Update Scheduled for Wednesday 9/26/2018
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 2019 MBR To-Date Renewal (%) 2019 Quota Quota (%) 2018 MBR To-Date 2018 Total MBR
12 44 347 281 1,707 2 2,381 60.94 3,835 62.09% 2,121 3,907
2 34 643 242 2,474 0 3,393 60.14 5,739 59.12% 3,650 5,642
13 29 332 206 1,814 0 2,381 58.24 4,093 58.17% 2,465 4,088
1 44 768 355 3,840 5 5,012 58.33 8,717 57.50% 5,316 8,593
4 76 804 380 3,201 16 4,477 57.13 7,873 56.87% 4,634 7,837
11 20 438 150 1,868 1 2,477 55.93 4,508 54.95% 2,658 4,429
9 32 381 221 2,201 4 2,839 54.20 5,250 54.08% 2,978 5,238
5 63 981 440 4,381 4 5,869 53.93 10,971 53.50% 6,558 10,883
3 42 873 400 3,154 6 4,475 53.40 8,446 52.98% 4,659 8,380
10 74 556 324 3,798 27 4,779 53.79 9,028 52.94% 4,808 8,884
6 26 330 169 1,359 1 1,885 52.96 3,593 52.46% 2,146 3,559
14 11 240 152 1,139 2 1,544 51.24 2,990 51.64% 1,521 3,013
8 23 380 177 1,473 2 2,055 52.22 3,987 51.54% 1,825 3,935
7 21 248 100 1,182 2 1,553 43.31 3,580 43.38% 1,527 3,586
99 0 347 961 2,666 0 3,965 58.39 34 157.64% 4,655 6,790
Totals 539 7,668 4,558 36,257 72 49,085 55.30% 88,500 55.46% 51,521 88,764