|Sons of The American Legion|
All applicants for membership in the Sons of The American Legion must meet the following requirements established by The American Legion to be eligible for membership.
(1) Applicant must be a direct male descendant, adopted son or stepson of a member of The American Legion.
(2) Or the applicant must be a direct male descendant, adopted son or stepson of a veteran who died in service during World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, and the Persian Gulf War, or who died subsequent to their Honorable Discharge from such service. Eligibility periods are listed below.
A male descendant of a veteran is defined as one of the following:
If you meet these requirements you are eligible for membership in the Sons of the American Legion.
Eligibility Dates Established by The
(Approved by Federal Charter)
|War Era||Eligibility Periods|
|World War I||April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918|
|World War II||December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946|
|Korea||June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955|
|Vietnam||February 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975|
|Grenada & Lebanon||August 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984|
|Panama||December 20, 1989 to January 31, 1990|
|Persian Gulf & War on Terrorism||August 2, 1990 to Present|
Interested in joining the Sons of The American Legion? Click on the application below, fill it out and print the application, and take it along with proof of eligibility to your nearest Sons of The American Legion Squadron. To find your nearest Squadron, check out our Squadron Locator.
|Florida American Legion Family|
Sons of The American Legion
Detachment of Florida
|Last Updated: January 17, 2015|