Eligibility Requirements for American Legion Membership
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.
· April 6, 1917 to Nov. 11, 1918 (World War I)
· Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946 (World War II)
· June 25, 1950 to Jan. 31, 1955 (Korean War)
· Feb. 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975 (Vietnam War)
· Aug. 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984 (Lebanon / Grenada)
· Dec. 20, 1989 to Jan. 31, 1990 (Panama)
· Aug. 2, 1990 to today (Gulf War / War On Terrorism)
SAL Membership FAQs
How do I know if I'm eligible to join the Sons?
Are girls or women eligible to join the Sons?
How can I sign up for the Sons?
I am a member of The American Legion. Can I also belong to the Sons?
How much does it cost to belong to the Sons?
I am moving to a new town and want to transfer my membership there. How do I get a new card?
The American Legion offers programs for honorary memberships and "Paid Up For Life" (PUFL). Does the S.A.L. offer these same membership programs?
Can an S.A.L. member sign up a new Legion member and vice versa?
Eligibility Requirements for American Legion Auxiliary
Membership in the American Legion Auxiliary shall be limited to the grandmothers, mothers, sisters, wives, and direct and adopted female descendants of members of The American Legion, and to the grandmothers, mothers, sisters, wives, and direct and adopted female descendants of all men and women who were in the Armed Forces of the United States during any of the periods listed above.
Still requires signed form to be mailed or faxed
2016 Membership Dues: Legion $45 - Auxiliary $25 - SAL $20 - SAL Jr. $7