Miami Legion Post 156

MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS

REQUIREMENTS TO JOIN THE AMERICAN LEGION   

 

ELIGIBILITY DATES HAVE CHANGED!!

The current eligibility period is from December 1941 – Present 

  

All current active duty military are eligible for membership.

 

NEW MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION


Click on above logo for WHY YOU SHOULD BELONG

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

1.  AN APPLICATION: Complete this Membership application: "APPLICATION

 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  DISCHARGE, if not on active duty.

(Click the above link for DD214 Discharge Application)
 

3.  Payment of Membership Dues. (Amount Shown on Application). Make checks payable to our Post  as listed above. DO NOT SEND CASH.

4.  Once the information is verified, membership will be approved and then a membership card will be mailed to you.

 

TRANSFERS

Legion Members applying for transfers from your current Post to our Post must submit the following:

           a. Completed Member Data Form (We will assist you)
         
b. COPY OF MEMBERSHIP CARD

Your dues must be current.

 

ELIGIBILITY DATES HAVE CHANGED!!
 

MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILTY in the American Legion is based on honorable service with the United States Armed Forces with active service from December 7, 1941 to current date.

 

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.

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

For an Application, Click on the "Application" menu button under the WHY JOIN.

 

 

The Original Dates of Service were:

(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 - Today)* Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm