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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 Warc June 25, 1950 - January 31, 1955
WW II  December 7, 1941 - December 31, 1946
WW I  April 6, 1917 - November 11,1918



How to Join the
AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY
The largest women’s patriotic service organization in the world.


1.    Print off and complete the American Legion Auxiliary Membership Application: found on the application page

2.    Obtain proof of your eligibility. Note: If the person who provides your eligibility is a member of 
       The American Legion, eligibility documentation is likely not necessary; however you do need to
       provide his or her American Legion member ID number and Post information on your application.
       If the person who provides your eligibility is deceased, acceptable eligibility documents include:
    a.    DD-214 Discharge Papers (not issued until after the Korean War)
    b.    Official Military Orders
    c.    Official Military Service Citations/Awards
    d.    Letters related to the veteran’s military service. Must be on official government letterhead
    e.    Certificate from the VA records center in St. Louis
    f.     Data from the back of older discharges
*DD-214 Discharge Papers can be requested online by visiting www.archives.gov

3. send Check or Money order payable to (American Legion Auxiliary post 230) along with application and proof of eligibility to.
American Legion Auxiliary post 230 
701 E. Morgan St.
Martinsville, IN 46151

Membership is $30 per year