To become a Post 86 Legionnaire
Membership in the American Legion is granted to anyone who has served in the Armed Forces of The United States of America during the following periods of time.
World War I: April 6, 1917 – November 11, 1918
World War II: December 7, 1941 – December 31, 1946
Korean War: June 25, 1950 – January 31, 1955
Vietnam War: February 28, 1961 – May 7, 1975
Lebanon / Grenada: August 24, 1982 – July 31, 1984
Operation Just Cause / Panama: December 20, 1989 – January 31, 1990
Persian Gulf War / War on Terrorism: August 2, 1990 – Today
Dues are $40.00 per year.
To become an Auxiliary Unit 86 member
Membership in the American Legion Auxiliary shall be limited to the grandmothers, mothers, sisters, wives, and direct and adopted female descendants of members of The American Legion, and to the grandmothers, mothers, sisters, wives, and direct and adopted female descendants of all men and women who were in the Armed Forces of the United States during any of the following periods and died in the line of duty during such service, or who, having received an Honorable Discharge, died after service.
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 decedents) depends upon her membership in The American Legion.
To become a Sons of The American Legion Squadron 86 member:
All male descendants, adopted sons and stepsons of members of The American Legion, and such male descendants of veterans who died in Service during during periods set forth in Article IV, Section 1, of the National Constitution of The American Legion, or who died subsequent to their honorable discharge from such service, shall be eligible for Membership in the Sons of The American Legion.
Dues are $10 for those aged 20 years and younger;
$25 for those aged 21 year and older.