Eligibility for Membership

All male descendants, adopted sons and stepsons of members of The American Legion, and such male descendants of veterans who died in service during World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, the Persian Gulf War, and the Global War on Terrorism, during the delimiting periods set forth in Article IV, Section 1, of the National Constitution of The American Legion, or who died subsequent to their honorable discharge from such service, shall be eligible for membership in the Sons of The American Legion.

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SAL Membership

Updated March 26th, 2020 (2:13pm)

SAL Membership Processing
Next Membership Update Scheduled for Thursday, 4/2/2020
Membership is Processed Daily at Dept 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM Monday – Friday
Method Received Processing Time
Mailed to Department – Delaware, OH 12 Business Days
Drop-Off to Department – Delaware, OH 12 Business Days
Holidays 2 Additional Business Days
3/26/2020
Dist New Trad Ren *Pending 2020 MBR To-Date 2020 Quota Quota (%)
7 143 1,275 0 1,418 1,410 100.57%
9 136 1,489 0 1,625 1,696 95.81%
3 254 2,273 1 2,528 2,659 95.07%
2 153 2,643 0 2,796 2,973 94.05%
10 198 2,563 2 2,763 3,000 92.10%
11 168 2,157 0 2,325 2,536 91.68%
4 155 1,491 0 1,646 1,804 91.24%
5 288 3504 9 3,801 4,186 90.80%
14 74 791 5 870 968 89.88%
13 128 1,334 0 1,462 1,629 89.75%
1 239 3,834 1 4,074 4,581 88.93%
12 46 491 4 541 616 87.82%
8 102 1,182 0 1,284 1,471 87.29%
6 52 707 0 759 959 79.14%
Not Assigned 0 0 0 0 0 0.00%
Totals 2,136 25,734 22 27,892 30,488 91.49%

*Due to the COVID-19 issue affecting in-office work hours, please allow an extra week for membership processing just as a precaution. Thank you.

*The ‘Pending’ column on the SAL report represents renewals that were submitted either by the Squadron or Detachment and have not yet been processed. Once they are processed they then move into the ‘New’ and ‘Traditional Renew’ columns.

Click for Online Renewal report: SAL Online Membership Transmittal Report 03.26.20

(The online renewals are included in the ‘New’ and ‘Traditional Renew’ columns in the above report. Thank you.)

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Squadron Awards: The first five (5) in each size category to reach quota will receive a cash prize.

  • Small squadrons [10-50 members] ($50):
    • 07/25/2019 – Don V. Cross Squadron No. 357 (D-10, Minerva)
    • 08/29/2019 – Wendell L. Willkie Squadron No. 19 (D-14, Akron)
    • 09/05/2019 – Caufield Squadron No. 434 (D-5, Bloomville)
    • 09/12/2019 – Scherer Squadron No. 493 (D-2, Jackson Center)
    • 09/19/2019 – William A. Baker Squadron No. 363 (D-7, Lucasville)
      •  [tie]  – Howard A. Blair Squadron No. 423 (D-10, Rittman)
  • Medium squadrons [51-150 members] ($100):
    • 07/25/2019 – Franklin Squadron No. 1 (D-12, Ashville)
    • 09/05/2019 – Victory Squadron No. 260 (D-5, Attica)
    • 10/10/2019 – St. Henry Squadron No. 648 (D-2, St. Henry)
    • 10/31/2019 – Williamsburg Squadron No. 288 (D-4, Williamsburg)
    • 11/14/2019 – Minster Squadron No. 387 (D-2, Minster)
  • Large squadrons [151-250 members] ($150):
    • 10/24/2019 – Ward L. Adams Squadron No. 454 (D-1, Ridgeville Corners)
    • 11/27/2019 – Merritt Squadron No. 142 (D-7, Waverly)
    • 12/12/2019 – Valley Squadron No. 375 (D-10, Malvern)
    • 12/19/2019 – Brecksville-Excelsior Squadron No. 196 (D-13, Brecksville)
    • 01/02/2020 – Ross County Squadron No. 62 (D-7, Chillicothe)
  • Jumbo squadrons [251+ members] ($200):
    • 02/13/2020 – Loudon Squadron No. 257 (D-5, Loudonville)

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SAL Membership Docs

Officers Certification Form:

(PDF or XLS or ONLINE) …note: you will need to download the .pdf version to your computer for a fill-able document you can print…

Consolidated Squadron Report Form:

(PDF or XLS)

SAL Commander’s Program Award

Buckeye Recruiter Pin

Individual Recruitment Award Pin

(SAL) District and Detachment Caps ONLY!!

Cap & Name Tag Order Form

(ONLINE)

Detachment Commander Homecoming Information – TBD

Detachment Commander Homecoming Hotel Information – TBD