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 17th, 2019 (9:13am)

Membership Processing
Next Membership Update Scheduled for Wednesday 4/24/2019
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
4/17/2019
Dist New PUFL Online Ren Trad Ren 888 Transfers 2019 MBR To-Date Renewal (%) 2019 Quota Quota (%) 2018 MBR To-Date 2018 Total MBR
10 243 559 690 6,842 625 8,959 100.36 9,057 98.92% 8,779 8,927
4 290 815 822 5,542 298 7,767 99.02 7,873 98.65% 7,602 7,844
13 111 341 439 2,952 102 3,945 96.45 4,093 96.38% 3,972 4,090
3 256 896 987 5,681 123 7,943 94.54 8,449 94.01% 8,072 8,402
12 109 359 601 2,563 41 3,673 93.82 3,911 93.91% 3,777 3,915
9 145 388 502 3,844 33 4,912 93.60 5,281 93.01% 5,045 5,248
14 71 247 336 2,117 9 2,780 92.21 2,990 92.98% 2,782 3,015
2 134 651 490 4,032 17 5,324 94.25 5,737 92.80% 5,566 5,649
11 103 442 311 3,306 12 4,174 94.14 4,508 92.59% 4,329 4,434
5 253 1,000 1,016 7,839 66 10,174 93.22 10,996 92.52% 10,662 10,914
7 100 251 243 2,699 16 3,309 92.20 3,580 92.43% 3,426 3,589
1 169 779 760 6,260 56 8,024 93.08 8,717 92.05% 8,357 8,621
6 104 334 401 2,442 26 3,307 92.76 3,593 92.04% 3,458 3,565
8 86 391 404 2,652 16 3,549 89.96 3,987 89.01% 3,821 3,945
99 1 350 1,793 3,859 0 6,003 88.33 0 0.00% 6,664 6,796
Totals 2,175 7,803 9,795 62,630 1,440 83,843 94.25% 88,500 94.74% 86,312 88,954