REQUIREMENTS TO JOIN THE AMERICAN LEGION
IMPORTANT: EVERYONE MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF
DD 214 OR DISCHARGE.
Click on above logo WHY YOU SHOULD BELONG
Eligible veterans applying for first time membership must submit the following information to Post Membership Committee:
1. Complete American Legion Membership application by clicking on "APPLICATION" button in the column on the left.
You are eligible to join the American Legion if you served at least one day of active service since December 7, 1941 and received an honorable discharge OR if you currently serve honorably in the military.
Print two (2) completed copies of the application form. Keep one copy for your records. Mail the other copy to Legion Post 208 at 225 Old Sulphur Springs Road, Manchester, MO 63021, together with your dues payment of $50. (Dues amount on application). Applications are also available at the Post.)
2. COPY OF DD214 DISCHARGE
(Click this link for DD214 Discharge Application)
3. Membership Dues Payment. Dues. (Amount Shown on Application). Make checks payable to our Post listed above. 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.
Veterans applying for transfers from your current Post to our Post must submit the following:
a. Completed Member Data Form.
b. COPY OF DD214 OR DISCHARGE
c. COPY OF MEMBERSHIP CARD
6. Membership dues payment, if current year dues are not paid. If current dues are paid, please pay dues for next year's membership.
MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILTY in the American Legion is based on honorable service with the U. S. Armed Forces as Follows:
If you have served federal active duty in the United States Armed Forces since December 7, 1941,
and have been honorably discharged or are still serving - you are eligible for membership in The American Legion.
For any questions please contact our membership chairman (That's our First Vice Commander), or stop at the Post.
Click on the gold star "Application" menu button for an online application form.