To be eligible for The American Legion, a man or woman must have served at least one day of active duty in one of the armed forces of the United States during one of the eligibility periods. 

Eligibility requirements


Being able to speak with a professional counselor can make all the difference. A vast number of military veterans deal with stress and mental illness which plays heavily into their lives.

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Are you a Veteran


Are you a veteran or presently on active duty? Would you like to join The American Legion? Then here is where you can find out your eligibility status and apply for membership in the world's largest veteran's organization. 

Your membership gives you and your family practical, money-saving discounts that can easily save you many times the cost of your annual membership dues.

Our nation's leaders speak directly to citizens on the pages of The American Legion Magazine. The Legion's organizational goals are promoted using the words of talented writers, professional journalists, and world leaders.

Your membership helps support Department Service Officers nationwide who assist veterans in preparing claims and obtaining their full military healthcare benefits through the VA.

The American Legion is the nation’s most influential, effective and dependable advocate of veteran affairs fighting for better active-duty pay, improved housing for active-duty families and helping to ensure that the VA’s medical system can properly care for veterans.