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601 W. Pine St, Mt Holly Springs , Pa 717-486-7585

South Mountain American Legion Post 674

 

Are you eligible... 

for membership in

 The American Legion Auxiliary? 

 

 

 

  • Eligibility Requirements for American Legion Auxiliary Membership

    Membership in The American Legion Auxiliary shall be limited to the:

    (1) grandmothers, mothers, sisters, spouses, and direct and adopted female descendants of members of The American Legion; and

    (2) grandmothers, mothers, sisters, spouses, and direct and adopted female descendants of all men and women who served in either of the following periods: April 6, 1917, to November 11, 1918 and any time after December 7, 1941 who, being a citizen of the United States at the time of their entry therein served on active duty in the Armed Forces of any of the governments associated with the United States during either eligibility periods and died in the line of duty or after honorable discharge;

    (3) grandmothers, mothers, sisters, spouses, and direct and adopted female descendants of all men and women who were in the Armed Forces of the United States during either of the following periods: April 6, 1917, to November 11, 1918; and any time after December 7, 1941 who served on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States during either eligibility periods and died in the line of duty or after honorable discharge; and

    (4) to those women who of their own right are eligible for membership in The American Legion.*

    * A woman who is eligible for American Legion membership is eligible to join the American Legion Auxiliary regardless of whether or not she is a member of The American Legion. However, eligibility of her female relatives (sister, mother, direct descendants) and/or spouse depends upon her membership in The American Legion.

 

You need to supply a copy of The DD-214 

(Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active-Duty) 

discharge papers for the relative through whom your eligibility is established.

Information on a veteran’s service record can be obtained by contacting:
National Archives and Records Administration
Telephone: 1-866-272-6272
www.archives.gov

 

 

Need an application ?

 

Click on the following link then

 download the ALA Membership Application.

https://www.alaforveterans.org/About/Eligibility/

Bring the completed application and  DD-214 to the post along with our yearly dues of $35 Once the application is accepted  you will be invited to a monthly meeting to make it official!

 

If your relative who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibility dates and is a member of The American Legion, you may join the American Legion Auxiliary. However, if the qualifying Veteran is deceased you may join the appropriate organization, even if the qualifying Veteran was not a member of The American Legion when living.

 

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