American Legion Membership Application

The American Legion is the nation's largest, most influential, effective and dependable advocate of veterans. Since 1919, Legionnaires have fought for the rights of servicemen and women.

If you are currently on active duty, serving the United States honorably, anywhere in the world, or have served honorably during any of the following eligible war eras, we invite you to become a member of The American Legion.

Membership in the American Legion offers many benefits that include involvement in community programs, a voice in Washington DC, investment in children activities, education and camaraderie. Of course our main focus is for veteran's rights and their families. Which is why we continue to lobby in Washington for veterans as well as current servicemen and women.?

Eligibility Requirements

World War I April 6, 1917 - November 11, 1918
World War II December 7, 1941 - December 31, 1946
Korean War June 25, 1950 - January 31, 1955
Vietnam Era February 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975
Lebanon/Grenada August 24, 1982 - July 31, 1984
Panama December 20, 1989 - January 31, 1990
Persian Gulf August 2, 1990 - (this eligibility period remains open)

Download the application below and return the completed form to Ted Butler at the American Legion Post 227, 69 River St. Middleton Ma. If you have any questions you can email him at Ted Butler or call him at 978-762-0611 and leave him a message. Be sure to include your phone number so he can return your call

If you need help obtaining the records, visit The National Personnel Records Center here

National Archives Veterans Service Records

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