William Weech American Legion Post 168

Membership Requirements

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New Membership

Eligible veterans applying for first time membership must submit the following information to Post Membership Committee:

  1. Complete American Legion Membership Application.

    Print two (2) completed copies.  Keep one copy for your records. Mail the other copy to above address, together with your dues payment. (Dues amount on application).  Applications are also available at the Post.)
     
  2. Provide a copy of your DD214 discharge.
     
  3. Pay the annual membership dues of thirty dollars ($30.00). Make checks payable to William Weech American Legion Post 168. DO NOT SEND CASH.
     
  4. If the information is correct, membership will be approved and then a membership card will be mailed to you.
     
  5. Please see eligibility dates below.

 

Transfers

Veterans applying for transfers from your current Post to Post 168 must submit the following:

  1. Complete American Legion Membership Application.
  2. Provide a copy of your membership card.
  3. Note:  Dues must be paid and membership in "active" status to complete a "Transfer."

 

ELIGIBILITY DATES

Membership eligibility in the American Legion is based on honorable service with the U. S. Armed Forces between:

(April 6, 1917 -November 11, 1918) World War I
(December 7, 1941 - December 31, 1946) World War II
(June 25, 1950 - January 31, 1955) Korean War
(February 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975) Vietnam War
(August 24, 1982 - July 31,1984) Lebanon/Grenada
(December 20, 1989 - January 31, 1990) Operation Just Cause
(August 2, 1990 - Today)* Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm

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.

Must have served at least one day of active military duty during one of the dates above and honorably discharged or still serving honorably. 

For any questions please contact our membership chairperson, Vice Commander Bernice Hill at vice@legionvfwkeywestpost168.org.

Click on the gold star "Application" menu button for an online application form.