The American Legion Crandall-Palmer Post #61

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MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS TO JOIN THE AMERICAN LEGION

IMPORTANT: EVERYONE MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF DD 214 OR DISCHARGE ORDER

NEW MEMBERSHIP

Eligible veterans applying for first time membership must submit the following information to Post Membership Chairman:

1. Complete American Legion Membership application by clicking on "APPLICATION" button.  

Print two (2) completed copies. 

2. COPY OF DD214 OR DISCHARGE

3. Membership Dues Payment. Dues - $40 a year. Make checks payable to our Post listed above. DO NOT SEND CASH.

4. If the information is correct, membership will be approved and then a membership card will be mailed to you.

5. Please see eligibility dates below.

TRANSFERS

Veterans applying for transfers from your current Post to our Post must submit the following:

1. Completed Member Data Form.

2. Copy of DD214 or Discharge Order

3. Copy of Membership Card

4. Membership dues:

ELIGIBILITY DATES
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MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILTY in the American Legion is based on honorable service with the U. S. Armed Forces between:

April 6, 1917 -November 11, 1918 - World War I
December 7, 1941 - to a time later determined by the federal government

In 2020, President Trump signed into law the LEGION Act.  The LEGION Act (Let Everyone Get Involved In Opportunities for National Service Act), opened the door to approximately 6 million veterans to access American Legion programs and benefits for which they previously had not been eligible.

Must have served at least one day of active military duty during the dates stated above and honorably discharged or still serving honorably. 

For any questions please contact our membership chairman (Post Adjutant), or stop at the Post.

Click on the gold star "Application" menu button for an online application form.