REQUIREMENTS TO JOIN THE AMERICAN LEGION
- Complete American Legion Membership application by choosing the "MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION" tab.
- Make two (2) completed copies. Keep one copy for your records. Mail the other copy to American Legion Post 229, P.O. Box 194, Madison AL 35758, together with your dues payment (make checks payable to American Legion Post 229). (Dues amount on application). Applications are also available at the Post.
If the information is correct, membership will be approved and then a membership card will be mailed to you.
- Eligibility Dates:
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 - December 31, 1946) World War II
(June 25, 1950 - January 31, 1955) Korean War
(February 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975) Vietnam War
(August 24, 1982 - July 31,1984) Lebanon/Grenada
(December 20, 1989 - January 31, 1990) Operation Just Cause
(August 2, 1990 - Present)* Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm
Because eligibility dates remain open, all members of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible to join The American Legion at this time, until the date of the end of hostilities as determined by the government of the United States.
Must have served at least one day of active military duty during one of the dates below and honorably discharged or still serving honorably.
- Veterans applying for transfers from your current Post to our Post must submit the following:
a. Completed Member Data Form.
b. Membership dues payment of $45, if current year dues are not paid. If current dues are paid, please pay dues for next year's membership.
For any questions please contact our adjutant, Adjutant@AmericanLegionPost229.org.