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 June 26th, 2019 (2:13pm)

Membership Processing
Next Membership Update Scheduled for Wednesday 7/3/2019
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
6/26/2019
Dist New PUFL Online Ren Trad Ren 888 Transfers 2019 MBR To-Date 2019 Quota Quota (%) 2018 MBR To-Date
4 318 815 836 5,596 416 7,981 7,873 101.37% 7,822
10 279 560 703 6,925 700 9,167 9,057 101.21% 8,882
13 119 342 445 2,994 120 4,020 4,093 98.22% 4,069
3 308 897 1,002 5,793 131 8,131 8,446 96.27% 8,357
12 120 360 612 2,587 83 3,762 3,908 96.26% 3,859
14 92 247 346 2,171 14 2,870 2,990 95.99% 2,972
9 169 388 509 3,877 76 5,019 5,278 95.09% 5,224
7 121 251 251 2,749 30 3,402 3,580 95.03% 3,536
5 301 1,001 1,035 7,964 89 10,390 10,993 94.51% 10,846
6 118 334 406 2,501 36 3,395 3,593 94.49% 3,531
2 143 653 498 4,096 18 5,408 5,737 94.27% 5,628
1 198 781 771 6,366 66 8,182 8,717 93.86% 8,553
11 120 442 316 3,338 14 4,230 4,508 93.83% 4,421
8 112 391 411 2,762 24 3,700 3,987 92.80% 3,926
99 1 350 1,837 3,915 0 6,103 0 0.00% 6,781
Totals 2,519 7,812 9,978 63,634 1,817 85,760 88,500 96.90% 88,407