Post 101

 

 

THE AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS


MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS

 

Eligibility requirements

 

 

 


To join the American Legion, you must have served at least one day on

ACTIVE DUTY and HONORABLY DISCHARGED during any of these periods:

 

December 7, 1941 to Today

encompassing:

World War II - Korean War - Vietnam War - Lebanon/Grenada - Operation Just Cause - Panama

Operation Desert Shield - Operation Desert Storm - Iraqi Freedom Afghanistan Enduring Freedom

 

 

A copy of your DD214 showing dates and character of service is required at application.

 


To join the SAL you must be a male descendant (includes stepsons and adopted sons but does not include in-laws) of...

- a member of The American Legion

- or a Veteran who died in service during any of the qualifying periods listed above

- or of a Veteran who served during the qualifying periods, was honorably discharged, and died subsequent to their service

 

A copy of The American Legion membership card or DD214 of the Veteran through whom you are qualified is required at application.

 


To join the Auxiliary you must be a woman who...

 

- is eligible for membership in The American Legion

- or is the mother, wife, daughter, sister, granddaughter, great-grand-daughter, or grandmother of members of The American Legion

- or is the mother, wife, daughter, sister, granddaughter, great-grand-daughter, or grandmother of deceased veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces during the listed periods

- or is a step relative to a qualified or deceased veteran.

 

Note that, as with the SAL, in-law relatives to the qualified Veteran are not eligible for membership.

A copy of The American Legion membership card or DD214 of the Veteran through whom you are qualified is required at application.