Become A Member

Eligibility for Membership

The American Legion Auxiliary was chartered by the U.S. Congress in September of 1919 and as such the requirements for eligibility to join are set by Congress.

A woman veteran who is eligible for membership in The American Legion is also eligible to join the American Legion Auxiliary.

ELIGIBILITY - Veteran is living or deceased and served in or during:

WWI 6 April 1917 – 11 Nov 1918 and 
Anytime After 7 Dec 1941

  • Global War on Terror
  • Panama
  • Vietnam
  • WWII
  • Gulf War
  • Lebanon/Grenada
  • Korea
  • Other Conflicts

Eligibility requirements:

Applicant’s Relationship to the Veteran:

  • Male or Female Spouse 
  • Mother 
  • Grandmother 
  • Sister 
  • Self
  • Daughter
  • Granddaughter

Need help finding a DD214

If veteran is deceased, contact local Auxiliary unit about the necessary military records.
For Veteran’s DD214 Discharge Papers:

Units by City

Member Benefits

American Legion Auxiliary Application

American Legion Application

Sons of the American Legion Application

Have Questions?

Have questions about becoming a member, transferring your membership, finding a unit near you, or any membership question?  Please contact our team below.