you are on active duty today, anywhere in the world, or have served during
any eligible war eras, you are a veteran and you're eligible to become a
Legionnaire! We're veterans just like you,
nearly 3 million strong, who care about America, veterans and their families
and our nation's youth. The Legion is a powerful voice in Washington
dedicated to preserving the rights we've all earned - and were promised - by
service to our nation in uniform. We invite you to join us now.
Membership brings an array of benefits.
The American Legion is always
there for you and your family - in Washington and nearly 15,000 local posts
throughout America and abroad. Just like you, we're
"Still Serving America!"
We invite You to Become a Member!
Dates of eligibility
Persian Gulf August
2, 1990 - OPEN
December 20, 1989 - January 31, 1990
Grenada & Lebanon
August 24, 1982 - July 31, 1984
28, 1961 - May 7, 1975
Korea June 25,
1950 - January 31, 1955
WWII December 7,
1941 - December 31, 1946
WWI April 6, 1917
- November 11, 1918
How Can You Join?
To join we need a
completed application and membership dues ($35) for the first year.
Please contact us
for more information and a copy of the application. (507) 373-7993
Who can join
Any active duty
personnel that served in the military (including National Guard and
for at least 1 day
during the defined eligibility dates.
Post 56 member benefits
in local events.
advantage of your full benefits as described on the national
56 has approved a new "Social Membership" classification. This membership
is just that
- one entitled to the social benefits of Post 56 such as membership
dinner, eligible for daily drawing, use of banquet room on
availability, use of lounge, and comply with rules of the club. If you are
aware of an individual that you would like to refer, please
contact the office for an application. Applications are approved by the Post 56 executive board.