Paradise Post 79

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MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS

REQUIREMENTS TO JOIN THE AMERICAN LEGION   

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

NEW MEMBERSHIP

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

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

 Print two (2) completed copies.  Keep one copy for your records. Mail the other copy to above address, together with your dues payment. (Dues amount on application).  Applications are also available at the Post.)

2. COPY OF DD214 OR DISCHARGE

3. Membership Dues Payment. Dues. (Amount Shown on Application). 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:

                                 a. Completed Member Data Form.
                                 b.
COPY OF DD214 OR DISCHARGE

                                 c. COPY OF MEMBERSHIP CARD

6. Membership dues payment, if current year dues are not paid. If current dues are paid, please pay dues for next year's membership.

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

Effective July 30, 2019, The American Legion’s eligibility criteria changed from seven war eras to two: April 6, 1917, to Nov. 11, 1918,

and Dec. 7, 1941 to a time later determined by the federal government. No other restrictions to American Legion membership are changed.

Veterans who were honorably discharged but whose service did not fall into the previous defined war eras may now join The American Legion

immediately. To do so, eligible members may sign up by providing their DD-214 indicating Honorable Discharge.

 

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

 

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

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