Howard L. Turner Post 276

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Membership Requirements

REQUIREMENTS TO JOIN THE AMERICAN LEGION

IMPORTANT: EVERYONE MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF DD 214 OR DISCHARGE.

NEW MEMBERSHIP

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

  1. Complete American Legion Membership application.application.
  2. Print two (2) completed copies. Keep one copy for your records. Mail the other to our Post (address below), together with your dues payment. ($40.00). Applications are also available at the Post.
  3. COPY OF DD214 OR DISCHARGE
  4. Membership Dues Payment. Dues of $40.00. Make checks payable to our Howard L Turner Post 276.  DO NOT SEND CASH.
  5. If the information is correct, membership will be approved and then a membership card will be mailed to you.
  6. Please see eligibility dates below.
TRANSFERS

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

  1. Completed Member Data Form.
  2. COPY OF DD214 OR DISCHARGE
  3. COPY OF MEMBERSHIP CARD
  4. Membership dues payment, if current year dues are not paid. If current dues are paid, please pay dues for next year's membership.
ELIGIBILITY DATES

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

Thanks to the LEGION Act (Let Everyone Get Involved In Opportunities for National Service Act), Congress expanded the current eligibility period to cover Dec. 7, 1941, to the present, and includes the current war campaigns. Previously, there were seven declared war periods. Now there are two, the current war period dating back to World War II and another war era covering World War I. No other restrictions to American Legion membership changed.

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

For any questions please contact our membership chairman, or stop at the Post.

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