We are the war veterans who served in the United States military. We say war veterans not because we are warriors, but because it defines what makes us unique. We are open to any veteran who has honorably served their Country in one of the military services during a designated period of conflict. This includes almost all who have served or are now serving since 9/11.
The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest veterans service organization, committed to mentoring and sponsorship of youth programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting a strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow service members and veterans.
If you would like to consider joining our ranks, contact a post within the district. You will be invited to a meeting and can learn first hand about the American Legion. Want to learn more about membership? Click here
If you are an entitled veteran, you need to be in the American Legion. Watch this short video to see why. It is your chance to make a difference and give a voice to those who can not be heard.