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Eligibility for Membership in The American Legion

 If you have served federal active duty in the armed forces
 during any of the war eras listed below, and have been
 honorably discharged or are still serving - you are
 eligible for membership in
The American Legion.

 *August 2, 1990 to today

(Operation Desert Shield/Storm)

 December 20, 1989 to January 31, 1990

(Operation Just Cause - Panama)

 August 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984


 February 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975

(Vietnam War)

 June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955

(Korean War)

 December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946

(World War II)

 April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918

(World War I)

 U.S. Merchant Marine eligible only from

Dec. 7, 1941 to Aug. 16, 1945

 *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

 Applications may be obtained from any Post Officer