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AMERICAN LEGION POST 402 

6380 HWY. 190 WEST LIVINGSTON,TX. 77351      PHONE 936-967-5352 

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AMERICAN LEGION

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR AMERICAN LEGION  MEMBERSHIP

If you have served federal active duty in the United States 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!

*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.

U.S. Merchant Marine eligible only from December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946 (WWII).**

Gulf War/War on Terrorism   August 2, 1990 to date of cessation
Panama   December 20, 1989 - January 31, 1990
Lebanon and Grenada   August 24, 1982 - July 31, 1984
Vietnam War   February 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975
Korean War   June 25, 1950 - January 31, 1955
WW II   December 7, 1941 - December 31, 1946
WW I   April 6, 1917 - November 11,1918

**See Commander for further details

 

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY

Eligibility Requirements for American Legion Auxiliary Membership

Membership in the American Legion Auxiliary shall be limited to the grandmothers, mothers, sisters, wives, and direct and adopted female descendants of members of The American Legion, and to the grandmothers, mothers, sisters, wives, and direct and adopted female descendants of all men and women who were in the Armed Forces of the United States during any of the following periods and died in the line of duty during such service, or who, having received an Honorable Discharge, died after service:

Gulf War/War on Terrorism   August 2, 1990 to date of cessation
Panama   December 20, 1989 - January 31, 1990
Lebanon and Grenada   August 24, 1982 - July 31, 1984
Vietnam War   February 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975
Korean War   June 25, 1950 - January 31, 1955
WW II   December 7, 1941 - December 31, 1946
WW I   April 6, 1917 - November 11,1918

SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION  MEMBERSHIP

Eligibility for the Sons of the American Legion membership is limited to those male descendants that have honorably discharged veterans and current personnel of the United States Armed Forces, who served at least one day of active duty during any of the following periods

Gulf War/War on Terrorism   August 2, 1990 to date of cessation
Panama   December 20, 1989 - January 31, 1990
Lebanon and Grenada   August 24, 1982 - July 31, 1984
Vietnam War   February 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975
Korean War   June 25, 1950 - January 31, 1955
WW II   December 7, 1941 - December 31, 1946
WW I   April 6, 1917 - November 11,1918