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Membership eligibility in The American Legion is based upon honorable service with the U.S. Armed Forces. To be eligible, a veteran must have served during war time. The following dates apply:


War Era Dates

World War I
April 6, 1917 - November 11, 1918

World War II
December 7,1941 - December 31, 1946

Korea
June 25, 1950 - January 31,1955

Vietnam
February 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975

Grenada/Lebanon
August 24, 1982 - July 31, 1984

Panama
December 20, 1989 - January 31, 1990

Desert Shield/Desert Storm
August 2, 1990 - Present
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