If you want to become a member of our Legion family and meet the requirements of one of the groups below, come down to the Post, we will be happy to help you with the process. Please bring a copy of your DD214 with you if you have one, If not, we might be able to help you obtain one. Any one of our Post 86 members will be able to direct you to the right person.
If you are currently on active duty, serving the U nited States honorably, anywhere in the world, or have served honorably during any of the following eligible war eras, we invite you to become a member of The American Legion Post 86. National Guard and Reservists having been Federally activated (including basic training) during these same war eras also meet the eligibility requirements.
Eligibility Requirements for American Legion Auxiliary Membership
A woman who is eligible for membership in The American Legion is also eligible to join the American Legion Auxiliary.
The mother, wife, daughter, sister, granddaughter, great-granddaughter, or grandmother of members of The American Legion, and deceased veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces during the listed war eras. National Guard and Reservists having been Federally activated (including basic training) during these same war eras also meet the eligibility requirements.
Eligibility Requirements for Sons of American Legion Membership
To be eligible, you must be one of the following:
The male descendant (includes stepsons and adopted sons) of a current member of The American Legion.
The male descendant (stepsons and adopted sons included) of a veteran who died in service during World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, or the Persian Gulf War (see Eligibility Dates below).
The male descendant (stepsons and adopted sons included) of a veteran who died subsequent to (after) his or her honorable discharge from service in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, or the Persian Gulf War (see Eligibility Dates Above).
Eligibility Requirements for American Legion Riders Membership
To become a member, you must...
Be a current member in good standing of the American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary, or Sons of the American Legion.
Be the owner of a motorcycle of at least 350cc engine displacement and must possess a valid driver's license in your state of residence (military equivalents acceptable as well) or must be the legal spouse of an ALR member in good standing within the Chapter of application.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 86 MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL FOR 2022
At The American Legion, we’re proud to provide our veterans and their families with special savings, discounts, and buying plans on a wide range of valuable name-brand products and services that can amount to hundreds and even thousands of dollars saved every year.
That means 12 more issues of The American Legion Magazine, the largest veterans magazine in the nation. Every month, the magazine is filled with exciting feature stories, interviews, graphics, photos, and ads of interest to Legionnaires and their families.
You’ll also continue to receive discounts on products and services you and your family already enjoy, like our travel benefits package which includes savings on airfare, vacation packages, cruises, car rentals, and thousands of hotels and motels worldwide.
Plus, as an American Legion member, you’ll gain access to a full range of financial products, including insurance, banking, investments, and financial advice.
It’s all yours for just pennies a day.
For God and country,
Deputy Director of Membership
The American Legion