If you are on active duty today, anywhere in the world, or have served a minimum of one day federal active service during any eligible war eras, you are a Veteran and you’re eligible to become a Legionnaire!
We’re Veterans just like you, nearly 3 million strong, who care about America, veterans and their families and our nation’s youth. The Legion is a powerful voice in Washington dedicated to preserving the rights we’ve all earned – and were promised – by service to our nation in uniform.
We invite you to join us now. Membership brings an impressive array of benefits. The American Legion is always there for you and your family. – in Virginia we have 222 posts, and over 59,000 members. Just like you, we’re “Still Serving America!”
You can join by contacting your local Post. Use our Post Locator page to find your nearest Post within our District. You can also join online using the American Legion Membership Application. If you want additional information or need assistance with membership, don’t hesitate to contact our District Membership Chair, Sonnie Dickerson, Post 330, 540-905-9541.
You must have served at least one day of active military duty during the dates below and were honorably discharged or still serving honorably.
|Apr 6, 1917- Nov 11, 1918|
|Dec 7, 1941 – Dec 31, 1946|
|Jun 25, 1950 – Jan 31, 1955|
|Feb 28, 1961 – May 7, 1975|
|Aug 24, 1982 – Jul 31, 1984|
|Dec 20, 1989 – Jan. 31, 1990|
|Aug 2, 1990 – Present|