Eligibility for Membership

S.A.L. members include males of all ages whose parents or grandparents served in the U.S. military and were eligible for American Legion 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 17th, 2021

SAL Membership Processing
Next Membership Update Scheduled for Wednesday, 03/24/2021
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
3/17/2021
Dist New Trad Ren *Pending 2021 MBR To-Date 2021 Quota Quota (%)
4 189 1,531 37 1,757 1,802 97.50%
1 174 3,605 155 3,934 4,464 88.13%
2 113 2,422 94 2,629 2,992 87.87%
12 46 475 11 532 609 87.36%
14 72 760 13 845 969 87.20%
10 167 2,399 29 2,595 2,999 86.53%
11 107 1,904 190 2,201 2,552 86.25%
5 148 3287 59 3,494 4,158 84.03%
13 92 1,155 54 1,301 1,552 83.83%
3 127 2,056 71 2,254 2,713 83.08%
9 67 1,297 49 1,413 1,702 83.02%
8 74 1,056 19 1,149 1,387 82.84%
6 41 623 17 681 838 81.26%
7 71 1,090 45 1,206 1,490 80.94%
Not Assigned 0 0 0 0 0 0.00%
Totals 1,488 23,660 843 25,991 30,227 85.99%

 

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

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